mountainous area

mountainous area

An area of defined lateral dimensions above which special rules concerning minimum en route altitudes apply.
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An Aseman Airlines flight with 60 passengers and six crew on board crashed in a mountainous area near the town of Samirom, Isfahan province.
Summary: Tehran [Iran], Feb 18 (ANI): At least 66 people were feared killed after a commercial plane crashed in a mountainous area in central Iran, according to local media reports.
Local police have recently helped out a couple of Tucheng, New Taipei City who got lost and stuck in a remote mountainous area in Pinglin when they were driving to meet their only son at an English learning center in the area.
According to an ISPR statement, the Frontier Corps launched a search operation in a mountainous area of Sibi suspecting the presence of militants there.
Afghan officers from different border detachments attended the training course in the mountainous area of Khoja Obigarm, some 50 kilometres north of Dushanbe and more than 2,000 metres above sea level.
A small plane carrying 21 people went missing Wednesday while flying in a mountainous area in Nepal, authorities reportedly said.
Intensive search operations led to his body in a mountainous area north of Esbatar village in Al-Shamly.
Sheikh Nasser Al-Malish, the deputy governor of Shabwa, said the suspected drone strike targeted alleged AQAP militants and it caused no civilian casualties because the strike happened in an unpopulated mountainous area.
Summary: The Lebanese Army Special Forces, or Maghaweer, are preparing for their annual race from Laqlouq in the mountainous area of Jbeil to the Cedars forest in Bsharri.
A strong earthquake jolted China's far-western frontier early on Saturday, shaking buildings and cutting off electricity in the remote mountainous area and injuring at least 17 people.
A powerful earthquake has struck a mountainous area near a southern Iranian city, but there have been no reports of casualties or damages, Iranian state TV says.
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism said the SDF team found the plane in a mountainous area in Hokkaido in its aerial search and airlifted the bodies of the two, who were later confirmed dead at hospital.