Plane with 66 Passengers Crashes in Iran

 Plane with 66 Passengers Crashes in Iran

The Iranian Flag over Archaeological Site in Bishapur, Southwestern Iran. Photo: Adam Jones / flickr.



TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian plane with 66 passengers flying from capital Tehran to the city of Yasouj crashed in central Iran on Sunday morning.

The ATR plane operated by Aseman Airlines disappeared from radar screens some 20 minutes after take-off from Tehran.

Emergency service officials say the aircraft is believed to have crashed around the central city of Semirom, 500 km south of Tehran.

According to Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the plane was carrying 66 people, including six crew.

Full story: tasnimnews.com

Tasnim News Agency



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