Passenger plane crashes in Iran killing all on-board

(IRAN, LANKAPUVATH) –A passenger plane carrying 66 people has crashed in a mountainous area of central Iran killing all on-board.

The plane came down in the Zagros mountains near the city of Semirom in Isfahan province while flying between Tehran and the south-western city of Yasuj, reports say.

The plane, believed to be an ATR 72-500, was operated by Aseman Airlines.

Reports say those on board were 60 passengers, two security guards, two flight attendants and the pilot and co-pilot.

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