The Monday incident took place at 7:50 a.m. local time, and preliminary report indicates that the crash was due to a technical problem in the aircraft’s landing gear.
Caspian Airlines had since confirmed the incident, saying it’s emergency response team, along with civil aviation experts, had been dispatched to site of the crash.
According Fars, a local news agency, the Caspian Airlines Flight 6936 departed from the capital city, Tehran and was set to land at Mahshahr Airport.
Reza Jafarzadeh, Civil Aviation Organization’s Spokesman said further investigations were underway.
“The cause of the accident and the reason for the plane’s departure after landing on the runway are under investigation. Further details will be announced in the future. Fortunately, all passengers of the Tehran-Mahshahr flight are safe,” Jafarzadeh said.