Funerals of Turkish socialite killed with hen party in jet crash

The fiance of a Turkish heiress who died when her private jet crashed in Iran while returning from her hen do in Dubai, today carried her casket at her funeral.

Mina Basaran, 28, seven of her friends and three crew-members died after the jet owned by her father's company suffered 'technical problems' and went down over Iran.

She had been due to marry Murat Gezer next month, but instead her fiance was today forced to say goodbye at her rose-clad coffin.

Heartbreaking: Murat Gezer carries  the coffin of his fiancee Mina Basaran, 28, at her funeral in Istanbul, Turkey, on Thursday

Heartbreaking: Murat Gezer carries  the coffin of his fiancee Mina Basaran, 28, at her funeral in Istanbul, Turkey, on Thursday

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

In a heartbreaking tribute left for Miss Basaran, Mr Gezer wrote: 'My sweet-hearted angel. I love you very much. Wait for me.'  

Their would have been held on April 14 at the Ciragan Saray, an Ottoman-era palace by the Bosphorus in Istanbul.

Miss Basaran was buried after a farewell ceremony at a mosque in the Atakoy district of Istanbul for her and two other victims. 

Her hen party had been made up of seven young women, many of them had successful careers in the industry, and several of them recently married.

Sinan Urfali, husband of designer Burcu Gundogar Urfali, could be seen breaking down at his young wife's coffin outside the mosque.

Mourning: Miss Basaran and Ms Gezer had been due to get married in one months' time

Mourning: Miss Basaran and Ms Gezer had been due to get married in one months' time

In a tribute to Miss Basaran, Mr Gezer wrote: My sweet-hearted angel. I love you very much. Wait for me

In a tribute to Miss Basaran, Mr Gezer wrote: My sweet-hearted angel. I love you very much. Wait for me'

Miss Basaran's father Huseyin Basaran , second from right, her aunt and her fiancee mourn during the funeral ceremony at the Atakoy 5th Section Mosque in Istanbul

Miss Basaran's father Huseyin Basaran , second from right, her aunt and her fiancee mourn during the funeral ceremony at the Atakoy 5th Section Mosque in Istanbul

Sorrow: Sinan Urfali, husband of Burcu Gundogar Urfali mourns over her coffin during the funeral ceremony at the Atakoy 5th Section Mosque in Istanbul

Sorrow: Sinan Urfali, husband of Burcu Gundogar Urfali mourns over her coffin during the

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