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A civilian plane belonging to a foreign airline made an unplanned landing in Iran last Thursday, after one of the passengers suffered a medical incident, which resulted in a change in the planned flight path, it was cleared for publication Wednesday.

One of the passengers on the flight was a lone soldier in the IDF returning to Israel on a connecting flight after visiting family.

The plane and the passengers stayed on the ground at the airport for several hours. Afterwards, the plane took off and continued to its destination without incident.

Iran and Israel have been enemies since the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Iran has funded numerous terrorist groups which operate against Israel, including Hamas, Hezbollah, and Islamic Jihad, and its leaders have vowed to wipe out the Jewish State.