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Wed Jan 8, 2020, 01:33 AM

Boeing 737 Crashes in Iran Shortly After Takeoff [View all]

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Source: New York Times

A Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 carrying at least 170 people on Wednesday crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran because of technical problems, according to the Iranian state news media.

Everyone on board died in the crash, the Iranian state news media reported.

The plane was bound for Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, local media reported.

Photos posted by Iranian news organizations showed rescuers examining smoking rubble in a field. The Iranian Students’ News Agency, a state-run media organization, shared a video it said showed the predawn crash, with a distant light descending in the distance before a bright burst filled the sky upon impact.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/07/world/middleeast/iran-plane-crash-boeing-ukraine.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

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