Iranian Plane Makes Safe Landing After Part of Engine Falls Off

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Boeing 747 operated by Iran’s Mahan Air landed safely at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport after a part of its engine was detached from the plane.

Iranian Plane Makes Safe Landing After Part of Engine Falls Off

The plane, with more than 300 passengers on board, was on a flight to the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Thursday morning.

But two minutes after takeoff the pilots decided to return to Tehran’s airport when a piece of engine came off and hit the body of the plane.

It later crashed into a nearby field, forcing the plane to return and make an emergency landing.

An informed source told Tasnim that all those on board the plane were unharmed.

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