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66 People Believed Dead in Plane Crash in Central Iran

66 People Believed Dead in Plane Crash in Central Iran66 People Believed Dead in Plane Crash in Central Iran

A plane carrying 60 passengers and six crew crashed in a mountainous region of central Iran on Sunday, with everyone on board feared dead, state media reported. The cause of the incident is being investigated. 
The ATR-72 plane operated by Aseman Airlines was flying to southwestern city of Yasuj when it went down near the town of Semirom in Isfahan Province after vanishing from radar screens roughly 50 minutes after taking off from Tehran's Mehrabad airport, according to IRNA. 

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