A Mahan Air plane has made an emergency landing at Tehran's Mehrabad airport after part of its engine fell apart two minutes after take-off with 426 passengers on board
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Plane’s engine falls off in mid-air

A Mahan Air plane has made an emergency landing at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport after part of its engine fell apart two minutes after take-off.

The plane had 426 passengers on board.

Iranian journalists have claimed the engine part fell into an urban area, but no one on the ground has been reported to be injured.

According to the private airline, the aircraft had undergone all necessary safety checks and inspections prior to departure.

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