Ukrainian airplane with 170 aboard crashes in Iran

MNA – A Boeing 737 belonging to Ukraine International Airlines has crashed due to technical problems after take-off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport with 170 passengers and crew on board.

The airplane took off from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport and headed to Ukrainian capital city Kyiv.

Following the incident, all flights from and to the airport have been canceled temporarily.

No further details released.