Ukrainian airliner crashes South of Tehran, all passengers dead

TEHRAN, A Ukraine International Airlines flight crashed Southern Tehran early hours on Wednesday, which resulted on the demise of all 176 passengers including the nine-crew members, Iranian local authorities said.

According to Iran news agency (IRNA), the spokesman of Imam Khomeini International Airport Ali Kashani said that a Ukrainian plane Boeing 737 which was on its way from Tehran to Kiev crashed near the Airport minutes after takeoff when its engine caught fire.

Source: Kuwait News Agency