Ukraine's plane crash in Tehran: Most of passengers were Iranians

Source : 112 Ukraine

Various sources point out that the aircraft carried from 167 to 180 people
09:17, 8 January 2020

UIA plane crash in Iran, January 2020

Most of the passengers onboard of Boeing 737 aircraft that crashed in Tehran were the citizens of Iran. NTV Telegram channel reported that with the reference to Iran's emergency service. 

It appears that the local search and rescue services have found the fight recorder from the wrecked aircraft. It was handed over to the local authorities for further examination.  

Related: Ukraine's civilian aircraft with 180 people aboard crashes in Tehran

As is known, 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".

Local authorities feared that no one survived, because the plane was visibly on fire as it was falling, CGTN reported.

Related: No survivors in plane crash in Iran, - Zelensky

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