VIDEO: Terrifying moment Ukrainian plane crashes in Tehran killing all on board

A UKRAINIAN passenger plane carrying 176 people has crashed landed near Tehran hours after Iran’s retaliation missile strike on a US base in Iraq.

PUBLISHED: 07:23, Wed, Jan 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 07:54, Wed, Jan 8, 2020

The Ukranian International Airlines flight PS752 crashed in Tehran in the early hours of Wednesday morning. All 167 passengers and nine crew on board the plane heading for Kieve died according to Iranian state media. Footage of the plane crash shows the plane on fire as it fell from the sky and crashed to the ground. 

Iran plane crash videoIran plane crash: unverified footage appears to show the moment of impact (Image: TWITTER-BahmanKalbasi)

Ukraine plane crashPlane crash debris of the Ukrainian passenger plane (Image: Getty)

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The aircraft crashed reportedly three minutes after takeoff from the Imam Khomeini International Airport. 

An investigation is currently underway for the reasoning of the crash of the Boeing 737-800 plane.

Iranian Fars News Agency said the plane suffered technical problems then went down after takeoff from Iran's Imam

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