Iran confirms finding crashed plane’s black box

IRNA – Director for Rublic Relations of Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) Reza Jafarzadeh on Sunday confirmed the reports of finding the black box of Iran Aseman Airlines crashed ATR plane.

A professional team of mountaineers who climbed up the Dena Mountain in Yasouj, southwestern Iran last week foubd the black box of Iran Aseman Airlines plane, Jafarzadeh said.

The black box was delivered to the judiciary authorities, he added, ‘After legal procedures it will be sent back to the Civil Aviation Organization.’

The Iran Aseman Airlines plane with 59 passengers and six crew members was flying from Tehran to Yasouj at on February 18, but after 55 minutes it disappeared from radar about 14 kilometers from Yasouj Airport and all on board were killed.