Iran locates wreckage of crashed passenger plane that killed 66 people

Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash

Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash

Heavy wind and snow forced search and rescue teams to stop work on Sunday but they resumed the search on Monday, the BBC News said.

Lifting sanctions on aviation purchases was a key clause in the nuclear deal Iran signed with world powers in 2015.

A commercial plane from Iran crashed on this weekend in a misty, rugged area of southern Iran, possibly killing all the 65 passengers on board, state media stated today.

IRNA reported Sunday night that one passenger did not make the flight.

"Two helicopters were sent to the coordinates that the drone had located, and found the wreckage", he told state television.

Emergency and rescue helicopter searches for the plane that crashed in a mountainous area of central Iran, February 19, 2018.

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Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning, around 45 minutes after taking off from Tehran on a domestic flight.

In a message on his website, President Hassan Rouhani said he has assigned officials to investigate the case and apply measures to avoid similar incidents in future.

The airplane was carrying 60 passengers, in addition to the crew that consisted of a pilot, co-pilot, two flight attendants, and two security officers, the source added.

The ISPR spokesperson said that the COAS shared grief of bereaved families and brotherly Iranian nation.

The ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop was travelling from Tehran to the south-western city of Yasuj.

Also, an official responsible for rescue and relief in the Iranian Red Crescent, Morteza Salimi, confirmed that the crash site had been spotted.

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He says the plane crashed in Mount Dena, which is about 4,400 meters, or 14,435 feet, tall.

Semirom lies in the mountainous southwestern region of Iran, around 480 kilometres south of the capital.

The Tasnim news agency said referring to the air carrier's director that there were no survivors of the crash.

"On a previous flight from Yasuj to Tehran in 2013 he had an issue where the second engine of the ATR72 went out", said the post.

Those sanctions have been mostly lifted under a 2015 deal between Iran and the USA alongside several other powers.

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