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Last Updated: Tuesday, 6 December 2005, 20:08 GMT
In pictures: Tehran plane crash

Fire engines at scene of plane crash

Emergency services arrived at a scene of devastation

Rescuers at scene

Rescuers went into the burning building, looking for survivors.

Injured victim stretchered to ambulance

Dozens of injured people were rescued and taken to hospital.

Body being brought out of building

But for some, it was too late.

Crowds at scene

Crowds of people gathered at the scene, many of them desperate for news of friends and relatives.

Shocked witnesses

Many were shocked by what they were seeing.

Riot police push back crowds

Riot police held the crowds back from the building.

Aftermath of fire

Eventually, the flames were brought under control.

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