Turkish billionaire’s daughter killed in plane crash

Tehran, March 12, IRNA – Daughter of the Turkish billionaire Huseyin Basaran was among 11 victims of the deadly air crash in southwestern Iran on Sunday night, according to Turkish media reports.

“The Bombardier Challenger 604 business jet, tail number TC-TRB, owned by Basaran Holding, was carrying the holding's heir Mina Basaran who traveled to Dubai on Friday with seven friends to celebrate her bachelorette party. Basaran was due to marry at the end of March,” Daily Sabah reported.

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

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

The blackbox of the crashed jet was found and will be delivered to the officials for further investigation, an Iranian official said on Monday.


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