The deadly Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 plane crash near Tehran airport took place this morning which killed at least 170 onboard passengers.
Footage of the horrific incident has surfaced the Internet which showed the aircraft burning in the dark, pre-dawn sky as it hurtles towards the ground and then, explodes with a huge impact.
The clip was shared by BBC Iran affairs correspondent on his Twitter handle with a caption, “First footage of the Ukrainian airplane while on fire falling near Tehran.”
Notably, the Ukrainian place crash occurred just after the take-off and the reason behind the crash is due to the technical glitch.
After the incident, Iranian authorities rushed to the site of a plane crash and started rescue operations hoping that some passengers might survive.
No survivors on Ukrainian jetliner that crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran's main airport with at least 170 people on board: AP quoting Iranian officials https://t.co/vKAjyB6FVt— ANI (@ANI) January 8, 2020
Soon, state television reported that every onboard passenger was dead.