Boeing 737 Plane Crashed in Tehran
publish date: Wednesday 08 January 2020
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MRUD NEWS—A Boeing 737-800 plane with 167 passengers and 9 crew on board crashed shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran early Wednesday on 8 January at 6:18 local time.
All 176 people on board in Ukraine International Airlines flight were killed.
The crash site has been between the cities of Parand and Shahriar.
Iran Armed Forces has announced on Saturday that it unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian plane.
The general staff of Iran's armed forces said the crash Wednesday was due to human error and Iran targeted the passenger plane unintentionally.