An Iranian passenger flight made an emergency landing Thursday morning after part of an engine on the Boeing 747 fell off.

The Mahan Air plane, with 426 passengers and crew on board, landed safely at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport, from where it had just taken off.

Faramarz Sarvi, deputy head of the private airline Mahan Air, told state TV that the pilots of the Boeing 747 decided to return to Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport two minutes after takeoff when, “A piece of engine number three came off and hit the body of the plane.”

Mahan Air Boeing 747 loses engine section after takeoff Tehran, Iran: (via @abasinfo)

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Iranian plane makes emergency landing after part of engine falls off