An Iranian fighter jet crashed Monday in a residential space of the northwestern metropolis of Tabriz killing three individuals, together with two crew, state tv reported.
The top of the native Crimson Crescent organisation stated the airplane smashed into a college and that one of many lifeless was a resident of the neighbourhood.
Native official Mohammad-Bagher Honarvar instructed state tv that the college was closed on the time because of the coronavirus pandemic.
He recognized the airplane as a F-5 fighter plane and stated it went down at round 9:00 am (0530 GMT) within the central Tabriz neighbourhood of Monajem.
An investigation is underway, the state broadcaster stated.
The official information company IRNA posted on its web site video footage displaying firefighters placing out a blaze on the crash web site.
Iran’s airforce has principally Russian MiG and Sukhoi fighter jets that date again to the Soviet period, in addition to some Chinese language plane.
Some American F-4 and F-5 fighter jets relationship again to earlier than the 1979 Islamic revolution are additionally a part of its air fleet.
(This story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)