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1. Wide of crashed plane broken into three pieces on a snow covered area
2. Close of Iranian flag on crashed plane body
3. Close of bloodstained pillow
4. Pan from member of Iranian Red Crescent Society to army soldiers collecting personnel items of passengers
5. Close of a medical prescription belonging to one of the passengers
6. Mid of plane tail
7. Low angle of broken parts of airplane with bloodstains on ground
Investigators on Monday found the black box from a passenger jet that broke to pieces on impact while trying an emergency landing in a snowstorm in northwestern Iran, killing at least 77 people.
The pilots of the Boeing-727, operated by Iran's national airline and carrying 104 passengers and crew, reported a technical failure to the control tower before trying to make the landing Sunday night, state-run TV reported.
The IranAir aircraft broke into several pieces, but head of the rescue department of Iran's Red Crescent Society, said there was no explosion or fire.
TV footage showed the plane's crumpled fuselage lying in a field, torn apart in several places.
Heavy snow hampered rescue efforts, the semi-official Fars news agency cited the head of the state emergency centre, Gholam Reza Masoumi, as saying.
That report also mentioned fog in the area.
State TV said the aircraft disappeared from radar and went down in farmland after making a second attempt to land at the airport in the northwestern city of Orumiyeh.
The nature of the technical failure was not clear.
Iran's Transport Minister Hamid Behbahani said 77 people died and 27 were injured, some critically.
Behbahani said the flight was carrying 104 passengers and crew, correcting earlier reports of 105 on board.
The state news agency IRNA said two children were among the dead.
Behbahani said the plane's flight data recorder, known as the black box, has been recovered and was being checked by a "committee probing the
Some of the passengers were able to walk away from the landing, said a spokesman for the civil aviation authority.
There were conflicting accounts on whether all 104 on board were accounted for, with some TV reports saying all were found and others saying two remained missing.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a message of condolence to the families of the victims and ordered a quick investigation of the cause of the crash.
The aircraft was headed from Tehran to Orumiyeh, capital of West Azerbaijan province, a distance of about 460 miles, or 700 kilometres.
Iran has a history of frequent air accidents blamed on its aging aircraft and poor maintenance.
Many of the Boeing aircraft in IranAir's fleet were bought before the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, which disrupted ties with the US and Europe.
Iranian airlines, including those run by the state, are chronically strapped for cash, and maintenance has suffered, experts say.
US sanctions prevent Iran from updating its 30-year-old American aircraft and make it difficult to get European spare parts or planes as well.
The country has come to rely on Russian aircraft, many of them Soviet-era planes that are harder to get parts for since the Soviet Union's fall.
In July 2009 a Russian-made jetliner crashed in northwest Iran shortly after taking off from the capital, killing all 168 on board.
In February 2003 a Russian-made Ilyushin 76 carrying members of the Revolutionary Guard crashed in the mountains of south-eastern Iran, killing 302 people aboard.
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