Dead After Turkish Plane Crashes In Iran

Turkish private jet crashes in SW Iran up to 11 feared dead- local media

A Turkish jet with 11 on board crashed in the suburban of western Shahr-e Kord city of Iran's Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province at 18:35 local time (1505 GMT) on Sunday, the Aviation Organization of Iran (OVA) confirmed. A spokesman for the emergency services told state television that the wreckage was clearly visible but the mountainous terrain was making it hard to access. Officials said that the identification of the bodies will be possible after DNA test.

Iran's state-run news agency, quoting Red Crescent, said at least 11 people were on board the small plane.

A little over an hour later, it rapidly gained altitude and then dropped drastically within minutes, according to FlightRadar24, a flight-tracking website. Officials there did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Turkish media say that the plane is owned by a major Turkish corporate group which is active in construction and other fields.

Turkey's private Dogan News Agency identified the plane as a Bombardier CL604, tail number TC-TRB.

His daughter, Mina Basaran, 28, had traveled to the United Arab Emirate to celebrate her coming wedding next month.

In another picture, she holds heart-shaped balloons inside the plane. The last videos posted to her account showed her and friends enjoying a concert by the British pop star Rita Ora at a popular Dubai nightclub.

Seven search and rescue teams have been sent to site of the crash to search for the wreckage.

The crash comes less than a month after a twin-engine plane plummeted into the ground in southern Iran - killing all 65 people on overseas.

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