Debris of missing Iranian plane found

- Search and rescue operations for Iranian pilot and Saudi national still underway.

TEHRAN (AA) – The Iranian News Agency announced that debris from an Iranian plane that vanished on Feb. 2 in the Caspian Sea was found Thursday.

Tasnim Agency said search and rescue operations for the Iranian pilot and a Saudi national were ongoing.

On Monday, the plane lost communication after departing from Ramsar Airport in Iran’s Mazandaran province at 12:37 local time.

The Saudi national was honeymooning with his Iranian wife, who was not on the plane.

The cause of the crash is not yet known, the agency added.

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