By: Steve Dellar | 02-17-2018 | News
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Breaking Video – Iran Passenger Jet Crash Kills 66

Iranian Aseman Airlines has just informed all family members of those traveling on board their plane that was en route from Tehran to the south-western city of Yasuj the devastating news.

The aircraft came down in the Zagros mountains, unfortunately killing all 66 people on board.

Airline spokesman, Mr Mohammad Tabatabai explained: "After searches in the area, unfortunately we were informed that the plane crashed. Unfortunately, all our dear ones lost their lives in this incident."

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According to an Iranian news channel, the aircraft crashed on Dena Mountain some 14 miles from its final destination Yasuj,

The Red Crescent (the Islamic equivalent of the Red Cross) had tried to get to the crash site but said it was hampered by bad weather in the area.

Related coverage: <a href="https://thegoldwater.com/news/18143-Breaking-Video-Russian-Passenger-Jet-With-71-On-Board-Crashes-Near-Moscow"> Breaking Video – Russian Passenger Jet With 71 On Board Crashes Near Moscow</a>.

Due to an aging plane fleet and international sanctions, Iran has suffered several aviation accidents in recent years.

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Just last week a plane from Russian Saratov Airlines crashed, leaving 71 people killed. The plane was an Antonov An-148.

Source:

https://twitter.com/AP/status/965139492792422401

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Anonymous No. 18713 2018-02-18 : 10:31

damn!

Anonymous No. 18718 2018-02-18 : 11:30

Every week now

Anonymous No. 18729 2018-02-18 : 13:24

same kind of plane?

Chuck Jenkins No. 18741 2018-02-18 : 16:27

Was not even a jet. The aircraft in the picture is a dual propeller plane. Has to be really old. Horrible for those dead !

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