Turkey's crashed plane still in flames

Tehran, March 11, IRNA – The crashed private jet in Helen Mountains, southwestern Iran with 11 people on board is still burning, Iran Emergency spokesmen said.

After the local people called to emergency,the emergency forces announced that the plane is burning, Mojtaba Khaledi told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Sunday.

Due to the rainy weather in the accident site the rescuers will face problems, Khaledi said.

Some 6 rescue teams have been dispatched to the accident site.

The Turkish jet is said to have had 11 people on board.

The plane was en route Istanbul from Sharjah, Head of Iran Civil Aviation Organization public relations office Reza Jafarzade earlier told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Sunday.

The crashed jet was Canadian Bombardier, he said.


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