Iranian AWACS Down

Been real busy but was sent this by a reader about the Iranian aircraft crash noted previously:

Iran Air Force Il-76 Crash Details and Video

Facts are now in concerning the tragedy at the 2009 Sacred Defense air show in Tehran. On the 22nd of September, at 09:02 hours, IRIAF Il-76MD “Simorgh” (Baghdad-2/Adnan-2, No. 1 with 5-8208 serial) crashed near Varamin City, killing all seven crew members aboard. At 09:02 hrs, the pilot radioed to Mehrabad control tower that the aircraft’s engines under the right wing had caught fire.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sx6uQo6Vao

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  1. Mr. Luigi Vercotti could not be reached for comment…

    “Nice paratrooper division you got there, gov’ner. Be a shame if someone was to set fire to ’em”

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