A Ukrainian Airlines plane crashed in Tehran, Iran on Tuesday night. Early reports indicate that the plane was taking off from the Imam Khomeini Airport, the primary airport in Tehran, when it crashed with 176 people on board early Wednesday local time.

  • The plane had taken off from Imam Khomeini International Airport
  • Flight data from the airport showed a Ukrainian 737-800 flown by Ukraine International Airlines.
  • The website FlightRadar24 indicated that the plane stopped transmitting immediately after takeoff.
  • This would mark the third Boeing 737 crash since October 2018.
  • Reports say all on board have died.
  • The plane reportedly crashed due to technical difficulties.

(This is a breaking story and will be updated.)