Iran air plane skids off runway in Western city of Kermanshah

Iran air plane skids off runway in Western city of Kermanshah
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  • calendar-gray 01 February 2020

An Iran Air jetliner with 102 passengers and eight crew members on board skidded off the runway as it was landing at an airport in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah on Saturday, Iran’s Civil Aviation Organisation said, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"This Airbus-319 belongs to the carrier Iran Air of the Islamic Republic of Iran. After take-off from Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, it skidded off the runway today at around 06:00 [03:30 GMT] as it was landing at Kermanshah Airport due to some issues with its front wheel", spokesman Reza Jafar Zade said.

​The spokesman added that no one had been hurt in the incident.

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