At the very least 170 individuals useless after airplane crashes in Iran


Rescue teams have been sent to an area near the airport where the Boeing 737, belonging to Ukraine International Airlines, crashed.

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Rescue groups have been despatched to an space close to the airport the place the Boeing 737, belonging to Ukraine Worldwide Airways, crashed.

An Iranian emergency official says a crash has killed all these on board a Ukrainian industrial airliner that took off from Tehran. Pir Hossein Kulivand made the remark morning after the crash.

The airplane was reported to be carrying no less than 170 passengers and crew.

Iran's Red Crescent Organisation tweeted this image of the apparent crash site of the Ukrainian plane.

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Iran’s Pink Crescent Organisation tweeted this picture of the obvious crash web site of the Ukrainian airplane.

Rescue groups have been despatched to an space close to the airport the place the Boeing 737, belonging to Ukraine Worldwide Airways, crashed.

Iranian information company ISNA posted a video on Twitter, claiming that it confirmed the Ukrainian airplane crashing close to Shahriar.

“The airplane is on fireplace however we have now despatched crews … and we could possibly avoid wasting passengers,” Pirhossein Koulivand, head of Iran’s emergency companies, informed state tv.

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The airplane had taken off from Imam Khomeini Worldwide Airport, the report mentioned. The crash is suspected to have been attributable to mechanical points, it added, with out elaborating.

A Ukrainian airplane carrying at least 170 passengers and crew has crashed near an airport in Iran's capital, Tehran (file photo)

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A Ukrainian airplane carrying no less than 170 passengers and crew has crashed close to an airport in Iran’s capital, Tehran (file photograph)

An investigation workforce was on the web site of the crash in southwestern outskirts of Tehran, civil aviation spokesman Reza Jafarzadeh mentioned. 

Boeing has acknowledged in a tweet that they’re conscious of the crash and are gathering extra data.

The crash got here hours after Iran launched a ballistic missile assault concentrating on two bases in Iraq housing US forces in retaliation for the killing of Revolutionary Guard Normal Qassem Soleimani.