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Report: Plane With 66 Aboard Crashes in Southern Iran

The semi-official Fars news agency says a commercial airplane carrying 66 people has crashed in southern Iran.    The report Sunday says the plane crashed near the remote mountain town of Semirom, some 620 kilometers, or about 390 miles, south of the capital, Tehran.   The report identified the plane as an ATR-72. It said the plane was flying from Tehran to the southern Iranian city of Yasuj.   Under decades of international sanctions, Iran’s commercial passenger...

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