According to confidential report received by Avatoday on Sunday, several pilots in Iran’s Army Air Force died of Coronavirus, dozens more found diagnosed with the virus.
“Saber Abdulrazaq, Colonel Qasem Hosseini Sianaki, and two more pilots in the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran died of the new Coronavirus,” the report says.
According to the report, tens of pilots, technicians, flight engineers, trainers and technical personnel at Shahid Sattari University’s department of Aeronautical Engineering are carrying the new Coronavirus and have been hospitalized in the Besat hospital, which belongs to Army Air Force.
“Second brigadier Mohsen Pirhadi, colonel Mostafapour, several crew of ‘Tactical Air Command’ have been diagnosed with Coronavirus so far,” the report states.
Iranians have criticized Mahan Air for spreading the virus across the country as they continued on their flights to and from China.
So far, hundreds of Iranian people died and thousands more infected by the new Coronavirus.
Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Intelligence agency has allegedly prevented health ministry from publishing true data since the virus’s outbreak in the country.