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11 dead in Turkish plane crash in Iran

IANS  |  Tehran 

All 11 people on board the Turkish plane crashed in on Sunday are dead, said.

The locals reached the wreckage of crashed plane late evening on Sunday and encountered the corps which are not identifiable and need DNA examination, the of announced.

A Turkish jet with 11 on board crashed in the suburban of western Shahr-e-Kord city of Iran's Chaharmahal and on Sunday, the Organization of (OVA) confirmed.

The plane was seen caught fire in the air, and then it crashed into the heights of near Dorak Anari village.

There were three crew members and eight passengers in the plane, according to Public Relations of the OVA.

The plane was flying from Sharjah of the UAE to which disappeared from the radar.

operators have been dispatched to the area, but due to the rainy air and mountainous geography of the region, the operators should walk four hours to the accident location, according to of the

Rezaee Far, the of of the OVA, said that based on the preliminary reports, the crashed plane type was CL604.



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 01:04 IST