Iran military jet crashes, reason unknown: report

TEHRAN Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:55am EST

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TEHRAN (Reuters) - An Iranian military plane crashed in the early hours of Thursday near the Gulf coast, the semi-official Fars news agency reported, saying no reason had yet been given for the incident.

"An F-14 crashed three minutes after take-off at 4:30 a.m. (8 p.m. ET) near the city of Bushehr," Fars reported, citing a local government official.

(Reporting by Hashem Kalantari; Writing by Robin Pomeroy)

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jwab wrote:
Ha. Some air force they have. Can barely get off the ground.

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