The Ukraine International Boeing 737 left Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport for Kyiv's Boryspil International Airport early Wednesday morning
A Boeing 737 jet carrying 180 passengers and crew crashed in Iran due to technical problems shortly after take-off, according to a local media report.
The plane was headed for Ukraine, ISNA reported. The website flightradar24 showed Ukraine International Flight 752 left Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport for Kyiv’s Boryspil International Airport early Wednesday morning local time.
We are following reports that a Ukrainian 737-800 has crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran. #PS752 departed Tehran at 02:42UTC. Last ADS-B data received at 02:44UTC. https://t.co/qXWHUPGDTu pic.twitter.com/vuAi6TOqTp— Flightradar24 (@flightradar24) January 8, 2020
Boeing representatives couldn’t immediately comment.
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