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11 Killed in Private Turkish Plane Crashes in Iran

All 11 people aboard a private Turkish jet died Sunday after the jet crashed into a mountainside and burst into flames during heavy rain in southern Iran, authorities said. Iran Civil Aviation Organization spokesman Reza Jafarzadeh told state television, "We can confirm that a Turkish private jet, while passing through our airspace, disappeared from the radar and crashed near Shahr-e Kord," some 370 kilometers south of the capital, Tehran. Those on board included Turkish...

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