Chile extends condolences to Iran over plane crash

TEHRAN – Chile’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed condolences over the Iranian plane crash that claimed the lives of 66 people.

The ministry sent a message of condolences to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Santiago and expressed grief over the plane tragedy and deep sympathy with the bereaved families on this irreparable loss.

The Aseman Airlines ATR-72 plane was flying from the Iranian capital, Tehran, to the southwestern city of Yasuj on Sunday when it disappeared 50 minutes into the flight around the town of Semirom in Isfahan Province.


Plane crashes in Iran, killing all 66 onboard

The debris of the plane was found Monday.

All 66 people onboard were killed in the tragic incident, and the dead bodies found so far are being transported to Yasouj, the capital city of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province in southwestern Iran.