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Mina Basaran killed on flight home from her bachelorette party

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These are the seven hen party guests who perished along with a Turkish socialite bride-to-be when her private jet crashed in Iran.

Heiress Mina Basaran, 28, had jetted her friends out to Dubai for a weekend-long hen-do, and the plane went down as the group were returning to Istanbul, Turkey on Sunday.

An image believed to have been posted by Ms Basaran on social media as they took off from Istanbul on Thursday, shows the hen party posing with three female crew-members.

Doomed hen party: This image, posted on social media, shows the entire hen party and three female crew members on board the jet before they flew out to Dubai last week. It is not known if the crew members in this photo were also working when the plane crashed

Doomed hen party: This image, posted on social media, shows the entire hen party and three female crew members on board the jet before they flew out to Dubai last week. It is not known if the crew members in this photo were also working when the plane crashed

Bride-to-be: Mina Basaran, 28, posted this image on Instagram surrounded by her friends on Saturday as they enjoyed a hen-do weekend in Dubai

Bride-to-be: Mina Basaran, 28, posted this image on Instagram surrounded by her friends on Saturday as they enjoyed a hen-do weekend in Dubai

Tragedy:  One of the last images of Miss Basaran shows her on the jet which later crashed, as the group headed out to Dubai last week

Tragedy:  One of the last images of Miss Basaran shows her on the jet which later crashed, as the group headed out to Dubai last week

The guests have been identified as Zeynep Coşkun, Ayşe And, Burcu Urfalı, Aslı İzmirli, Liana Hananel, Jasmin Baruh and Sinem Akay.

Several of them worked in fashion, as jewellery or clothes designers, and appear to have all been part of the upper echelons of Istanbul society along with Ms Basaran.

The eight women and three flight crew died when the private jet went down in southwest Iran, after the engine reportedly caught fire mid-flight.

The jet, a Canadian-made Bombardier Challenger, was reportedly owned by the company run by Ms Basaran’s father, business tycoon Huseyin Basaran.

The flight took off Sunday from Sharjah International Airport in the UAE, and a little over an hour into the flight, the aircraft rapidly gained altitude and then dropped drastically within minutes, according to flight-tracking website FlightRadar24.

Authorities have so far recovered ten bodies from the crash site in the Zagros Mountains outside of the city of Shahr-e Kord, some 230 miles south of Iran’s capital, Tehran, according to a report by the state-run IRNA news agency.

Social butterfly: The 28-year-old heiress is pictured in 2016, left, and 2015, right

Jasmin Baruh Siloni

Liana Hananel

Jasmin Baruh Siloni, left, ran a jewellery brand with a partner, and Liana Hananel, left, designed swimwear for her own brand, Lily and Rose

Asli Izmirli

Ayse And

Asli Izmirli, left, worked as a jewellery designer for an Istanbul-based brand and had posted images from her November wedding on social media, Ayse And, right, described herself as a clinical psychologist on her Instagram

Burcu Gündoğar Urfalı

Sinem Akay

Burcu Gündoğar Urfalı, left, ran a company that designs staff uniforms for various businesses, and Sinem Akay, right

Zeynep Coskun, pictured, also died when the private jet crashed in Iran

Zeynep Coskun, pictured, also died when the private jet crashed in Iran

Officials have also recovered the plane’s black box, which will help investigators trying to piece together what happened before the crash.

Families of the victims arrived Monday in Shahr-e Kord, accompanied by Turkish diplomats, IRNA reported.

Ms Basaran had been due to get married next month, and had whisked away her seven friends to Dubai to celebrate.

They have been named by local media as Zeynep Coşkun, Ayşe And, Burcu Urfalı, Aslı İzmirli, Liana Hananel, Jasmin Baruh and Sinem Akay.

Many of the victims worked in fashion, among the group were a jewellery designer, and one designed swimwear. Another had recently posted images of her November wedding on her Instagram.

Ms Basaran had been sharing glimpses of the hen party with her 86,000 followers on Instagram.

Local news agencies reported that eight of the bodies recovered from the crash scene had been identified on Monday

Local news agencies reported that eight of the bodies recovered from the crash scene had been identified on Monday

At least ten bodies as well as the plane's black box have been recovered from the wreck

At least ten bodies as well as the plane’s black box have been recovered from the wreck

Crash site: Wreckage of the crashed private aircraft is seen in Kiyar district of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province of Iran

Crash site: Wreckage of the crashed private aircraft is seen in Kiyar district of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province of Iran

Rescue workers wait for the bodies of passengers from a Turkish private jet that crashed on Sunday in the Zagros Mountains, outside of the city of Shahr-e Kord

Rescue workers wait for the bodies of passengers from a Turkish private jet that crashed on Sunday in the Zagros Mountains, outside of the city of Shahr-e Kord

Scene: A photograph reportedly taken just after the crash show smoke rising from the Zagros Mountains near Shahr-e Kord in Iran

Scene: A photograph reportedly taken just after the crash show smoke rising from the Zagros Mountains near Shahr-e Kord in Iran

Parts of the private jet is seen in photographs taken at the scene of the crash

Parts of the private jet is seen in photographs taken at the scene of the crash

Iran's Civil Aviation Organization stated.the private jet crashed near Shahr-e Kord city, some 230 miles south of the capital Tehran, on its way to Istanbul

Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization stated.the private jet crashed near Shahr-e Kord city, some 230 miles south of the capital Tehran, on its way to Istanbul

On Thursday she posted a photograph on Instagram showing her standing on the tarmac in front of the plane wearing a jacket that says ‘#bettertogether Mrs Bride’.

On Saturday she posted an image smiling surrounded by her seven friends in pink robes – Mina in white – at a resort in Dubai.

‘#minasbachelorette #bettertogether’ she captioned the image.

The last videos posted to her account showed her and friends enjoying a concert by pop star Rita Ora at a popular Dubai nightclub.

Ms Basaran worked for her father’s company Basaran Holdings. Mr Basaran is a former deputy chairman of Trabzonspor football club and owns businesses that span yachts to energy, according to Reuters.

He also runs a series of luxury apartment blocks in Istanbul named ‘Mina Towers’ after his daughter.

Heartbreaking: Ms Basaran poses in a custom made 'Mrs Bride'  denim jacket before boarding the private jet taking her and her friends to the hen do on Thursday 

Heartbreaking: Ms Basaran poses in a custom made ‘Mrs Bride’  denim jacket before boarding the private jet taking her and her friends to the hen do on Thursday

Socialite: The plane was traced to a company called Basaran Holding of which her father Huseyin Basaran is chairman and for which Mina, above, worked

Socialite: The plane was traced to a company called Basaran Holding of which her father Huseyin Basaran is chairman and for which Mina, above, worked

Social media star: Mina, above, pictured at Paris Fashion Week at a Chanel Show had more than 85,000 followers on her Instagram

Social media star: Mina, above, pictured at Paris Fashion Week at a Chanel Show had more than 85,000 followers on her Instagram

The aircraft that crashed was identified as Bombardier CL604 (not pictured)

The aircraft that crashed was identified as Bombardier CL604 (not pictured)

Mina was a part of the company’s board of managers and was in line to run the business that included real estate.

Villagers near the crash say they saw flames coming from the plane’s engine before the crash, according to a report by Iran’s state-run judiciary news agency Mizan.

‘The plane is on fire. After the pilot asked to lower altitude, it disappeared from the radar,’ Tasnim quoted an ICAO official as saying.

‘The wreck of the jet and the bodies are found. They will be carried down from the mountain when sun comes up. My condolences to those who lost their loved ones,’ the head of humanitarian organization Turkish Red Crescent Kerem Kinik, stated on Twitter.

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