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Iran recovers black boxes of crashed Turkish plane

IANS  |  Tehran 

Iranian authorities on Monday located the two black boxes from a Turkish private jet that crashed with no survivors in southwestern The bodies of all 11 people on board were also recovered.

The jet crashed into a mountain side in central on Sunday night while carrying the daughter of Turkish Huseyin Basaran, along with seven of her friends and three crew members as they were returning to from the girl's bachelorette party in the

The plane's two black boxes had been found and delivered to military officials, the state-run news agency reported.

The Turkish state-owned news agency said the CL604 business jet crashed shortly after calling to report an unspecified "technical failure", according to the

A local official, Reza Zaheri, told that three of the bodies were unrecognizable and that the remains of all 11 of the deceased were to be delivered to the coroner for identification.

The families of the victims had arrived at the nearby along with a Turkish diplomat, said of Chaharmahal and province,

Two of the deceased held dual Turkish-Spanish nationality, which they had obtained through a law that recognizes Sephardic origins in Spain, news agency reported citing diplomatic sources.



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 19:08 IST