A Ukrainian airliner with 180 passengers and crew on board has reportedly crashed near Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport on Wednesday.
According to the Iranian media, the Boeing 737-800 jet crashed near Parand, a suburb southwest of capital Tehran shortly after take-off.
According to Flighradar flight tracker, the Ukraine International Airline Flight 752 was scheduled to take off at 5:15am Tehran time heading to Boryspil International Airport in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev.
The actual departure time was delayed for almost an hour at 6:12am.
More details to follow.