Iran locates wreckage of crashed planeStaff Writer | February 20, 2018
Iran has located the wreckage of a passenger plane that crashed into western mountains on Sunday, IRNA reported Tuesday.
Accident The plane was spotted near Nogol village
Ramezan Sharif, the spokesman of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), said IRGC helicopters found the wreckage on Tuesday morning.
If the weather permits, IRGC helicopters would be able to reach the location and send rescue forces, Sharif added.
The Iran Aseman Airlines plane took off from the capital Tehran at 8:00 a.m. local time (0430 GMT) on Sunday and disappeared from the radar screen 50 minutes later in an area which is about 22.4 km from its destination Yasuj city.
Official reports confirmed that all 66 on board were killed in the air crash. ■