Ukrainian plane crashes after take off from Iran
A Kiev-bound Ukrainian plane with 180 people on board, crashed on Wednesday shortly after taking off from the Iranian capital city of Tehran.
Ali Khashani, a senior public relations official at Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport, said the Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 went down in the vicinity of Parand, a city in Robat Karim county, reports Press TV.
He said the crash was likely due to technical difficulties, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.
Flight radar information showed that the Boeing 737 abruptly disappeared just after 6 a.m.
No further information immediately available. IANS