Ukrainian Boeing crash in Iran shortly after takeoff kills all 176 passengers

Ukrainian Boeing crash in Iran shortly after takeoff kills all 176 passengers

Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 jet took off early on Wednesday headed for the Ukrainian capital Kiev with 167 passengers and nine crew on board. There were 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, and 11 Ukrainians that died in the crash, which took place between the cities of Parand and Shahriar, according to a tweet from Ukrainian foreign minister Vadym Prystaiko.

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Jason Culligan
Jason Culligan 3 months

The timing appears to be... suspect to me. The Iranians are shooting missiles at the US and suddenly an aircraft goes down not far from Tehran around the same time? Flight path shows she was on a stable and steady climb before suddenly bursting into flames and plummeting to the earth. Could we be looking at another MH17? Remember the US shot down an Iranian passenger plane before thinking it was an F-14. Could be Tehran based AA batteries mistook it for an American plane?

Voice of Reason
Voice of Reason 3 months

Debris and wreckage scattered over a 6 mile area doesn't sound like a crash. It looks like a mid air explosion of some kind.

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 3 months

Terrible. The year has just started.

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