Iranian news media and Ukrainian officials confirmed that a Ukrainian plane with 176 passengers crashed on Wednesday, with an initial report saying the plane was experiencing engine failure shortly after takeoff at the Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran. Unfortunately, there were no survivors.
The plane was a Boeing 737 from Ukraine International Airlines. The crash happened near the airport and caught fire.
The Ukrainian embassy in Iran said, based on preliminary information, that the plane had suffered a malfunction in the engine, adding that the crash was not “terrorist act.”
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said all those on board had died. “My …read more
Source:: Daily News Egypt