Search for Iran plane wreckage enters 2nd day

MNA – The search for the plane crashed Sunday in a mountainous region of southern Iran enters second day.

A number of 26 rescue teams along with 106 climbers are still searching for the debris of the plane, while the bad weather is hampering the search efforts in the mountainous region.

The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, crashing into Mount Dena in southern Iran.

The search teams reached the crash site before dawn on Monday. The station said the weather had improved and broadcast footage of a helicopter joining the search.