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In this picture released by the official IRNA news agency, wreckage of the IranAir Boeing 727 passenger plane, which crashed Sunday after it was making an emergency landing, is seen outside the city of Orumiyeh, 460 miles northwest of Tehran. An IranAir passenger jet carrying 106 people crashed as it was making an emergency landing Sunday in a snowstorm in the country's northwest and broke into several pieces, killing more than 70 of those on board, Iranian media reported. The others survived with light injuries. (Associated Press/IRNA, Ali Asghar Shadjou)
Photo by: Ali Asghar Shadjou
In this picture released by the official IRNA news agency, wreckage of the IranAir Boeing 727 passenger plane, which crashed Sunday after it was making an emergency landing, is seen outside the city of Orumiyeh, 460 miles northwest of Tehran. An IranAir passenger jet carrying 106 people crashed as it was making an emergency landing Sunday in a snowstorm in the country's northwest and broke into several pieces, killing more than 70 of those on board, Iranian media reported. The others survived with light injuries. (Associated Press/IRNA, Ali Asghar Shadjou)

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