Identity of 60 Tehran-Yasuj air crash victims clarified

 IRNA – Based on the results of tests and genetic sampling, identity of 60 victims of Tehran-Yasuj air crash was clarified, said director general of Kohkiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Forensic Department.

Kamrouz Amini told IRNA on Sunday, identity of the 60 victims of the crashed plane have been clarified out of a total of 212 human tissues found on the site.

No trace of the six remaining victims has so far been found and relief workers are still trying to find the remnants of the dead bodies, he said.

Amini also appreciated incessant efforts of the Red Crescent Society relief workers and specialized team of provincial mountain climbers.

Aseman Airlines Flight 3705, en route from Tehran to the southern city of Yasuj hit the side of a mountain while flying at the altitude of 3600 meters. At the time of the incident on February 18, the region was experiencing severe cold and snowy weather.