Breaking News: Plane crashes in central Iran; 66 confirmed dead

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TEHRAN — A plane heading from Tehran to Yasouj, a city in and the capital of southwestern province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, crashed into the mountain on Sunday morning leaving 66 dead.

The ATR aircraft was first disappeared from radar and reportedly have crashed into the Dena mountain range in Semirom region, Isfahan province, due to the bad weather conditions.

Following the fog and inaccessibility of the mountainous areas emergency medical services have not succeeded to reach the area yet. However, it is confirmed that all 60 passengers as well as the 6 crew members have passed away.

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Source Credit: Tehran Times


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