A Boeing 737 Ukraine International Airlines crashed in Iran
UPDATE NOTHING: NOTHING: List of passengers by nationality:
• Ukrainians - 11
• Iranians - 82
• Canadians -63
• British - 3
• Swedes - 10
• Afghans - 7
UPDATE 08: 15: According to an official of Ukraine International Airlines, quoted by Sputnik, there were 167 passengers and 9 crew members aboard the aircraft. All occupants of the Boeing 737-800 UAI (UR-PSR) lost their lives.
UPDATE NOTHING: NOTHING: Iran Red Crescent Society (IRCS) released several photos with the intervention teams and the location of the Boeing 737-800 UAI (UR-PSR) crash. You can see the remains of an airplane.
Update 07.05: Iranian emergency chief Pirhossein Koulivand said there were 22 on-site ambulances, a helicopter and a bus ambulance. Unfortunately, the aircraft disintegrated on impact with the ground.
UPDATE NOTHING: NOTHING According to Flightradar24, the Boeing 737-800 UAI (UR-PSR) aircraft departed from Imam Khomeini Tehran Airport around 06:10. And shortly after the takeoff, meaning 7-8 minutes, the plane no longer transmitted flight data. Which could confirm the accident!
Boeing 737-800 UAI (UR-PSR) is a young 3.6-year-old aircraft. It was delivered in July 2016. It was configured in a single class with 186 seats. He flew only for Ukraine International Airlines.
We are following reports that a Ukrainian 737-800 crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran. #PS752 departed Tehran at 02: 42UTC. Last ADS-B data received at 02:44 AM. https://t.co/qXWHUPGDTu pic.twitter.com/vuAi6TOqTp- Flightradar24 (@flightradar24) January 8, 2020
According to the news agency, FARS, a Boeing 737-800 Ukraine International Airlines crashed in Iran shortly after takeoff. There were 170 passengers and 7 crew members on board.
According to local media, the aircraft was supposed to operate flight PS752 from Imam Khomeini Tehran Airport to Kiev. However, shortly after takeoff, the plane caught fire and crashed at an altitude of 2500 meters.
It is not yet clear whether this accident is related to the US-IRAN conflict. The local press reported that the accident had occurred due to technical malfunctions.
Several rescue crews were sent to the area. The number of victims is still unknown. Iranian emergency chief Pirhossein Koulivand told state television that some of them are likely to be rescued. But unlikely!
Some pictures have also appeared, but for now we cannot guarantee that they are authentic.
The news is being updated!