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Iran shows off new planes

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Iran's airline industry has been marred by a spate of plane crashes which it blames on a lack of spare parts, as a result of European and US sanctions.

Now the Persian state is fighting back by developing and making its own planes, with Ukrainian help.

Jon Leyne has been to see them at the Iranian air show on Kish Island in the Persian Gulf.

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