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Ukrainian Airplane Crashes in Iran: All on Board Killed

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A Ukrainian passenger plane with 176 people on board has crashed shortly after take-off from the international airport south of the Iranian capital, Tehran, killing all those aboard, Press TV reports.

Ali Khashani, a senior public relations official at Imam Khomeini International Airport, said the Boeing 737 operated by the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), which was bound for Kiev, went down early Wednesday in the vicinity of Parand, a city in Robat Karim County, Tehran Province.

The plane caught fire after crashing.

Reza Jafarzadeh, a spokesman for Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization, said most of the passengers of the plane had been Iranians.

 


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