Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines, flight PS752 with 180 passengers aboard crashed in Tehran, not far from Imam Khomeini airport. Iranian Tasnim News Agency reported that, pointing out that the reason of the crash was a "technical malfunction".
As of 7 a.m. January 8, the fate of passengers remained unknown. Local authorities fear that no one survived, because the plane was visibly on fire as it was falling, CGTN reported.
The aircraft was on its way from Tehran to Kyiv. The crash took place soon after the takeoff.