In Iran, a passenger plane collapsed, carrying 66 people – 60 passengers and six crew members. This was reported on Twitter by Tasnim agency with reference to the Iranian Center for Emergency Situations.
— Tasnim News Agency (@Tasnimnews_EN) February 18, 2018
On board the aircraft were also six crew members. RIA Novosti agency, citing Tasnim, noted that some passengers could survive.
Updated at 11:37: All 66 people aboard the plane were killed, reported the agency Tansim.
— Sobhan Hassanvand (@Hassanvand) February 18, 2018
According to the Press TV channel, eyewitnesses saw how the plane tried to make an emergency landing in the farm area. The governor of the city of Boyerahmed confirmed the information about the crash. According to him, the helicopter, aimed at the scene, could not land due to bad weather conditions.