New York, NY–Breaking News:A Caspian Airlines commercial passenger airplane has gone done in northwestern Iran on Wednesday, as reported by Reuters and ISNA news agency. The Caspian Airlines plane was flying from Tehran to Yerevan in Armenia when it crashed around 11:33 a.m. local time (8:03 a.m. British time).

Details of the fatal plane crash are sketchy at best but reports are streaming in claiming 150 people on board the airplane are believed to have perished in the crash. ISNA reported the passenger aircraft was carrying 153 passengers and 16 pilots and crew members. Apparently the plane crashed 16 minutes after take off from Imam Khomeini International Airport, in Tehran the capital of Iran. A fire brigade official claimed the entire passenger and flight crew died when the plane went down.

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