Updated: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:00:00 GMT | By Ashwin Dewan/India Syndicate
Air tragedies that shook the world: Pictures

A civilian airliner crashed after take-off from an airport in Iran, killing all 48 people on board. This tragedy comes close on the heels of an Air Algerie flight crashing with 110 passengers on board. Air tragedies have increased with many such crashes over the years. Here is a look at some of the worst air tragedies

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A passenger plane crashed on Sunday morning, after it took off from an airport in the Iranian capital of Tehran. There was some initial confusion as to the airline the plane was registered to but it later emerged it was registered to Sepahan Airlines. 

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