Turkish socialite and friends killed in plane crash in Iran

Turkish socialite and friends killed in plane crash in IranBy Irem Koca and Sami Aboudi ISTANBUL/DUBAI (Reuters) – A wealthy Turkish socialite and her friends were among the 11 people killed on Sunday when a private plane bringing them home from a Dubai bachelorette party crashed into an Iranian mountainside. The plane was owned by the private holding company of Turkish businessman Huseyin Basaran, and carried eight passengers and three crew, an official for Turkey’s transport ministry said. Basaran, a former deputy chairman of Trabzonspor football club, owns businesses that span yachts to energy.



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