Feb 18, 2018 4:06 AM EST: According to The Associated Press
, the ATR-72 passenger plane operated by Aseman Airlines crashed in the Zagros Mountains while traveling from Tehran to Yasuj, state media reported.
An Aseman spokesman said the plane was carrying 60 passengers and six crew members when it crashed into Mount Dena, according to state media. One child reportedly was on board.
Foggy weather has prevented rescue helicopters from traveling to the site of the crash, the AP reported
, citing state media.
Authorities said they are investigating what caused the plane, manufactured by Europe's ATR, to crash.Read more here.