(Persia Digest) - An Iranian Air Force fighter jet crashed near Tangestan in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr, along the Persian Gulf coast noontime on Sunday.

Mehr News reports that according to the Governor of Tangestan, Abdol-Hossein Rafieepour, the aircraft crashed at 12:30 local time due to technical problems.

Both pilot and co-pilot are safe, he added.

No further details about the incident has been released yet.

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