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A passenger plane in Iran had to make an emergency landing on Thursday after one of its engines reportedly fell off and landed in an urban locality in Tehran. 

The Mahan Air plane, belonging to the private Iranian airline, had taken off from Tehran when it reportedly experienced an engine failure. 

There were said to be 300 passengers on board the plane at the time, according to local media. 

Local journalists in Tehran tweeted that the engine had actually fallen out of the plane and landed in a suburb of Tehran. 

The reporters also shared images of the plane part. 

The plane then made an emergency landing at the Tehran airport. It is not clear if anyone was injured in the incident.