Sunday, 18 February 2018

Iran Aseman Airlines crash kills all on board

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An Iran Aseman Airlines flight, with 66 souls on board, travelling from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII) to Yasuj Airport (YES/OISY) Iran, has crashed into Mount Dena, south of Isfahan. 
The crash site is located just north of Yasuj. Weather conditions at the crash site is very poor as snow and strong winds are hampering search and rescue efforts.
Mount Dena is an 80 km mountain range with a highest elevation of 4,409 m (14,465 ft).

The Iranian Red Crescent has been deployed to the area, but said it was quite foggy at the time of the crash.
State-run PressTV said the Aseman Airlines flight was carrying 60 passengers and 6 crew.
Aseman Airlines is a semiprivate air carrier with its headquartered in Tehran that specialises in flights to remote airfields across the country and also flies internationally. The ATR 72 was used by the airline for short distance regional flights.

Aircraft Information
Aircraft: ATR 72-212
Operator: Aseman Airlines
Flight Number: EP 3704 
Registration: EP-ATS
Serial Number: 391
First Flew: 26th October 1993
Age: 24 Years 10 Months

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the immediate family and friends and of course all the staff at Aseman Airlines.

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