In total, there were 16 crew members on the plane, all of them are Iranians. As noted, 15 of them died, the flight engineer managed to survive. He was taken to hospital.
It is also reported that a black box was found at the scene, recording the negotiations in the cockpit.
The Boeing 707, owned by the Iranian army, was carrying cargo from Bishkek to Karej in a suburb of Tehran. He was supposed to land at Payam Airport, but began landing at Fatah Airport, owned by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). As a result, the plane rolled out over the end of the runway, hit the wall next to the apartment building and caught fire.
The causes of the incident are still unknown. It was previously reported that the pilot’s actions could lead to a catastrophe.