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Iran airliner crashes in Tehran street, killing 39

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An Iranian passenger plane crashed Sunday moments after takeoff from Tehran, killing 39 people on board and narrowly avoiding many more deaths when it plummeted near a busy market. 

A member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards stands next to the remains of a plane that crashed near Tehran's Mehrabad airport, on August 10, 2014

The plane was headed to the eastern city of Tabas, the IRNA and Fars news agencies said, when it crashed at 9:18 am (0448 GMT), after leaving Mehrabad airport.

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