Tehran: Danger sirens sounded as soon as the Turkish plane landed
During the landing of a Turkish passenger plane in Iran yesterday, a surprise siren sounded and the security forces were alerted.
According to CNN Farsi, the incident took place when a passenger plane from Istanbul to Azerbaijan could not continue its journey due to bad weather and was forced to make an emergency landing at Imam Khomeini International Airport in western Tehran.
A security official in Tehran said that during the emergency landing of the Turkish plane, the sound system sounded the alarm by mistake. He added that it was a technical glitch that occurred in the automated system but was caused by a Turkish plane.
In fact, the Turkish plane deviated from its route and entered the no-fly zone, causing alarm sirens to ring for half an hour.
However, it is also being said that since the plane went into the no-fly zone, the automated system considered it a ballistic missile and sounded a warning siren.
The power went out for several hours after the siren sounded, with Hamad Reza Ghodarzi, Tehran’s deputy governor for security affairs, saying the alarm in western Tehran was caused by a technical fault in a system.