Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board feared dead

Passenger plane crashes in Iran mountains

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A passenger plane carrying around 60 people has crashed in a mountainous area of central Iran, media report.The plane came down in the Zagros mountains near the city of Semirom in Isfahan province while flying between Tehran and the south-western city of Yasuj, reports say. “All emergency forces are on alert,” an emergency services spokesman said. “The plane had 50 to 60 passengers.”Bad weather reportedly prevented an emergency helicopter reaching the site. There is no word yet on casualties. The plane was operated by Aseman Airlines. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version.You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts.