Iranian Plane Crashes

Sad news out of Tehran Wednesday: a Caspian Airlines flight from Tehran to Yerevan in Armenia crashed near the city of Qazvin, killing everyone aboard, Reuters reports. Iranian state television said 150 people aboard the plane died, while a later ISNA news agency report put the number at 169—153 passengers and 16 crew members. The plane crashed 16 minutes after taking off from Imam Khomeini International Airport.