Pictures and Videos of the the Ukrainian airplane crash in Tehran on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 emerged.
The Ukraine International Airlines airplane, with 176 passengers and crew members, crashed shortly after take-off due to technical reasons. The plane had taken off from the Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran.
The viral video shows the Boeing 737, which crashed in Iran’s capital, catching fire in air and then crashing on the ground into a blast.
The footage was shared on Twitter by Ali Hashem with the caption, “#Breaking First footage of the Ukrainian airplane while on fire falling near #Tehran.”
— Ali Hashem علي هاشم (@alihashem_tv) January 8, 2020
In the footage, one can see the airplane rapidly descending onto the ground. Fire can also be seen coming from the airplane.
Below are some pictures:
Meanwhile rescue teams have reached the area near the airport where the Boeing 737 crashed.