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Iran: Rescue teams battle heavy clouds to search for Iran plane wreckage00:39

Iran: Rescue teams battle heavy clouds to search for Iran plane wreckage

Iran, Islamic Republic of, Near Semirom
February 19, 2018 at 09:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

More than 100 mountaineers and tens of rescue teams started a search operation in the mountainous area near Semirom town on Monday, after a passenger plane with at least 65 people on board crashed on February 18.The area is surrounded by clouds which potentially hampers searching efforts. Helicopters and drones are also expected to study the area.ATR 72 Aseman Airlines flight from Tehran to the city of Yasuj crashed on Sunday in a mountainous area near the town of Semirom.

Iran: Rescue teams battle heavy clouds to search for Iran plane wreckage00:39
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More than 100 mountaineers and tens of rescue teams started a search operation in the mountainous area near Semirom town on Monday, after a passenger plane with at least 65 people on board crashed on February 18.The area is surrounded by clouds which potentially hampers searching efforts. Helicopters and drones are also expected to study the area.ATR 72 Aseman Airlines flight from Tehran to the city of Yasuj crashed on Sunday in a mountainous area near the town of Semirom.

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