A Ukrainian plane carrying 180 passengers and crew crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Airport on Wednesday, it was reported.
State television reported on the development. It’s not clear if there were any casualties.
The Boeing 737 crash is believed to have been caused by a mechanical failure, The Associated Press reported.
An investigation team was deployed to the site of the accident in Tehran, the report said.
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
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