Iran Red Crescent mobilizing to transfer dead bodies of plane crash

IRNA – After the plane wreckage was found, all forces and helicopters are being mobilized to transfer the dead bodies of the plane that crashed in southwestern Iran on Sunday, Secretary-General of the Iranian Red Crescent Mahoud Mahmoudi-Nasab was quoted saying on its website.

Earlier in the day, spokesman of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Bragedier General Ramezan Sharif announced that the wreckage of the crashed ATR plane was spotted.

An ATR passenger plane belonging to Aseman Airline crashed somewhere close to Semirom, south of Isfahan province, on Sunday when it was flying from Tehran to Yasouj.

All 59 passengers and 6 crew members of the plane are feared dead in the incident.