Air Iran Airbus skids off runway in Iran
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Authorities blame the incident on a faulty landing gear.
The Iran Air plane departed Tehran's Mehrabad Airport earlier on Saturday, carrying 102 passengers and eight crew, according to Mehr news agency, citing a Civil Aviation Organization official.
It ran out of runway when landing at Kermanshah later in the day, it has emerged.
No casualties were reported in the incident. Local media released footage suggesting that the jet was undamaged as passengers could disembark using the stairway. ■