The Iranian navy ship sank in the Gulf of Oman after catching fire. The cause of the fire was not immediately clear, but the crew was rescued.
According to Iranian media, the plane caught fire last night near the Iranian port of Jask, where he was on a training mission.
Efforts to put out the blaze continued for several hours, but all efforts failed and the ship sank.
No further details have been released about the latest incident in the sensitive waterway area.