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'70 dead' in Iran plane crash

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'70 dead' in Iran plane crash

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At least 70 people are said to have been killed in a plane crash in northwestern Iran.
 
The news comes from a Red Crescent official quoted by the state news agency. More than 30 are said to have been injured.
 
Reports say the passenger jet came down in bad weather near the city of Urumiyeh.
 
The cause of the crash is not known. But Iran’s civic fleet has been criticised for being too old and badly maintained.