A Boeing-737 carrying 180 passengers and crew members crashed in the capital Tehran.
According to TASS on January 8, a Boeing-737 with flight number PS752 of Ukraine International Airlines carrying 180 passengers and crew members crashed in Iran’s capital Tehran shortly after take-off from Iran. Imam Khomeini International Airport.
According to Ukraine International Airlines, the passenger plane crashed due to technical problems.
|A Boeing 737 aircraft of Ukraine International Airlines. Illustration.|
The plane crashed in the form of Boeing 737-800. A Boeing spokesman has not yet released official information about the incident.
Meanwhile, Iranian aviation spokesman Reza Jafarzadeh said a team of investigators was sent to the scene of the accident. Jafarzadeh announced the plane crashed on the outskirts of Tehran in the southwest.
There is currently no information related to the lives of 180 passengers on the flight.
“The plane is on fire but we have rescued the rescue team … Hoping to be able to save some passengers,” said Pirhossein Koulivand, head of Iran’s Emergency Response Agency. Iranian image.
In another development, China said it had stopped all flights to Iran and Iraq.
Earlier, the United States also announced a ban on US civil aircraft operating in the airspace of Iran, Iraq and Gulf waters, the Gulf of Oman, while national carrier Singapore Airlines requested to redirect all aircraft. of the airline through Iranian airspace.
Video of Ukrainian aircraft caught fire in the air and crashed to the ground. (Source: Sputnik):