The red chopper, owned by tourism group Liberty and carrying six people including the pilot, fell into the river near the upscale Upper East Side neighborhood....
The plane crashed into Dena mountain, part of the Zagros range, around 23km from Yasuj, some 500km south of the capital, he told state broadcaster IRIB....
A source from Russia's emergency services told Interfax that the 71 people on board "had no chance" of survival.
All eight bodies have been recovered from the crash site and identified.
A navy search ship scouring the waves found the bodies of a man, woman and child.
The 2010 crash claimed the lives of President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others, mostly senior Polish statesmen.
There were 40 passengers and five crew members on board the South Supreme Airlines plane.
The private charter from Essendon, north of Melbourne, to King Island, 55 minutes to the south, came down just short of a major motorway packed with the...
The Tu-154 jet was heading to Russia's military airbase in Syria on Sunday when it went down.
The plane had been on a routine flight to Russia's Hmeimim air base in western Syria.
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