Last body of Turkish plane crash in Iran found

IRNA – The last dead body of the passengers of the Turkish private jet crashed in southwestern Iran was found, said a local Red Crescent official on Monday.

After 15 hours of rescue operation, the last was body was found and transported to the base, said Reza Zaheri.

he added that the bodies are ready to be transported to Iran’s Legal Medicine Organization.

The two black boxes of the plane were also found and delivered to the military officials, public prosecutor of the Charmahal-Bakhtiari Province Abdoreza Ali-Mohammadi told the Islamic republic News Agency (IRNA) earlier on Monday.

A local Red Crescent official, Reza Zaheri, said that three out of eleven dead bodies are not recognizable, but others are not hard to recognize.

The rescue operation was carried out with 80 people, 20 cars, and six ambulances.

The business jet carrying eight passengers and three crew members crashed into a mountain in central Iran late on Sunday, killing all on board.

The plane was flying back to Istanbul from the Persian Gulf Emirate of Sharjah. It was reportedly owned by Basaran Holding, a company active in construction and building luxury yachts.