Iran FM issues condolences over deadly plane crash

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message expressed condolences on the sad occasion of plane crash in central Iran.

Zarif condoled with bereaved families of the sad occasion.

He wished their souls to rest in peace.

The plane had 66 people on board, including 60 passengers, 2 flight attendants and pilots and 2 security forces, Iran Emergency Center spokesmen Mojtaba Khaledi told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

An Iranian passenger plane which crashed this morning had hit Dena Mountains, Iran Emergency Center announced.

The Asseman Airlines’ passenger plane crashed in the Kohangan Village near the Padena region, 120 Km from Semirom in Isfahan Province, Shahrokh Konari, Governor of the

Kohgiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad Province earlier told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).