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: unverified footage appears to show the moment of impact (Image: TWITTER-BahmanKalbasi)
Plane crash debris of the Ukrainian passenger plane (Image: Getty)
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