Iranian Fighter Jet Crashes, Two Onboard Reportedly Safe

'The fighter jet crashed due to technical issues in the Tangestan area. Its pilot and co-pilot are safe,' Mehr quoted the governor of Tangestan Abdolhossein Rafiipour as saying

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Iran said on Sunday that one of its fighter jets had crashed in the southern province of Bushehr because of technical problem, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported, adding that two people onboard the jet were safe.

"The fighter jet crashed due to technical issues in the Tangestan area. Its pilot and co-pilot are safe," Mehr quoted the governor of Tangestan Abdolhossein Rafiipour as saying.

Tangestan is a county in Iran's Bushehr province.