Aseman Airlines domestic aircraft crashed on Sunday in central Iran due to bad weather conditions in a mountainous area. The incident takes the lives of nearly 65 passengers.
When the incident occurred, there were about 60 travelers and six team members on board the twin-engine turboprop ATR 72 aeroplane. It was going to the southwestern city of Yasuj and got crashed close to the town of Semirom.
The reports have been doing round that bad weather may be the reason behind the mishap.
As per the reports, twin-engine turboprop ATR 72 aeroplane fade away from radar screens 50 minutes following aircraft take a wing from Mehrabad airport.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani send messages of pity on social media. Moreover, Hassan Rouhani directed transport minister to conduct probe into the matter.
In 2016, Aseman signed a pact to purchase nearly 30 Boeing 737 MAX aeroplanes. National carrier IranAir has demanded 80 jets from Boeing and 100 from Airbus.
In year 2011, Boeing 727 passenger jet got crashed which takes the lives of 78 people in the northwest of Iran while in February 2003 an Iranian Ilyushin-76 aeroplane crashed in southeast Iran taking the lives of 276 Revolutionary Guard soldiers and crew members.Rajasthan Tourism App - Welcomes to the land of Sun, Sand and adventures