Private Turkish jet carrying bride and friends from bachelorette party in Dubai crashes in Iran


A private plane carrying the daughter of the owner of one of Turkey’s leading companies and 10 others onboard traveling to Istanbul from a bachelorette party has crashed in southwestern Iran.

The Bombardier Challenger 604 business jet, owned by Başaran Holding, was carrying the Başaran Holding’s heir Mina Başaran who traveled to Dubai on Friday with eight of friends to celebrate her bachelorette party. Başaran was due to marry at the end of March.

The photo was published on Mina Başaran's Instagram account (@minabasaran) on March 10.

The photo was published on Mina Başaran’s Instagram account (@minabasaran) on March 10.

Authorities said at least the jet crashed Sunday night in a mountainous region of Iran, some 370 kilometers (230 miles) south of the capital Tehran, during a heavy rain, none of the passengers were confirmed dead, however, the emergency crew has yet to arrive at the plane wreck.

“We can confirm that a Turkish private jet … while passing through our airspace disappeared from the radar and crashed near Shahr-e Kord,” Civil Aviation Organization spokesman, Reza Jafarizadeh told state television.


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