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World Ukrainian Boeing 737 crashes in Iran, all 170 aboard killed: Iranian state TV

07:40  08 january  2020
07:40  08 january  2020 Source:   reuters.com

Ukranian Airlines Boeing 737 with 180 aboard crashes shortly after take-off from airport in Tehran 'due to technical problems' just hours after missiles were fired at US bases

  Ukranian Airlines Boeing 737 with 180 aboard crashes shortly after take-off from airport in Tehran 'due to technical problems' just hours after missiles were fired at US bases A Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 180 passengers and crew has crashed near Tehran. The airliner - said to be a Boeing 737 - went down near Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, according to Iranian State TV. An Iran affairs correspondent for the BBC, reported the incident on Tuesday night and said Iranian Fars News Agency reported the plane suffered technical problems then went down minutes after take-off in Tehran. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.

© Iranian Red Crescent/Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Search and rescue works are conducted at site after a Boeing 737 plane belonging to a Ukrainian airline crashed near Imam Khomeini Airport in Iran just after takeoff with 180 passengers on board in Parand, Iran on Jan.

A Ukrainian Boeing 737 Crashed After Take-Off In Iran , Killing All 170 People Aboard , A State Official Said. The crash came hours after Iran launched According to the Associated Press, Iranian emergency official Pir Hossein Kulivand said all crew and passengers died in the fiery crash and that

Search and rescue works are conducted at site after a Boeing 737 plane belonging to a Ukrainian airline crashed near Imam Khomeini Airport in Iran on January 8, 2020.© Getty Images Search and rescue works are conducted at site after a Boeing 737 plane belonging to a Ukrainian airline crashed near Imam Khomeini Airport in Iran on January 8, 2020.

A Ukrainian airliner carrying at least 170 passengers crashed on Wednesday due to technical problems soon after taking off from Tehran's Imam Khomeini airport, and all aboard were killed, Iran's state television said.

The Boeing 737 belonging to Ukraine International Airlines crashed near the airport and burst into flames.

"The fire is so heavy that we cannot (do) any rescue... we have 22 ambulances, four bus ambulances and a helicopter at the site," Pirhossein Koulivand, head of Iran's emergency services, told state television.

Ukrainian Boeing 737 crashes in Iran, killing 176

  Ukrainian Boeing 737 crashes in Iran, killing 176 An airplane carrying at least 170 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran's main airport, killing all onboard, state TV reported. The crash is suspected to have been caused by mechanical issues.A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, killing all onboard, state TV reported.

A Ukrainian airliner with at least 180 people on board crashed on Wednesday due to technical problems soon after taking off from Tehran's Imam Khomeini

A Boeing 737 passenger plane with 170 passengers and crew members aboard crashed in Iran The Ukraine Airlines flight crashed after takeoff from Imam Khomeini International Airport near the An Iran emergency official tells Iran state television that the crash killed all on board, according to

Reza Jafarzadeh, a spokesman for Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization, told state television that the number of passengers on board the flight was 170.

  Ukrainian Boeing 737 crashes in Iran, all 170 aboard killed: Iranian state TV © Getty According to air tracking service FlightRadar24, the plane that crashed was Flight PS 752 and was flying to Kiev.

IRNA said according to preliminary information "the plane was bound for Kiev ... and had 180 passengers and crew."

Boeing said the company was aware of media reports of a plane crash in Iran and was gathering more information.



Iran announces arrests over downing of Ukrainian plane .
Iran's judiciary said Tuesday arrests have been made over the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran. Iran's judiciary said Tuesday arrests have been made over the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran.

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