All dead! Watch the moment Ukrainian Boeing flight crashed
Very sad moment as all176 passengers and crew members on board the Ukrainian flight that crashed in Tehran have died, according to reports by Iran’s state-run Press TV.
The Boeing 737 jet took off early Wednesday morning with 167 passengers and nine crew on board.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a Facebook post that the country’s embassy in Iran is “working to clarify information on the circumstances of the tragedy and the list of deceased passengers.”
“My sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of all passengers and crew members,” Zelensky said.
Emergency crews were dispatched to the crash site but could not assist because the area was ablaze, said Pirhossein Koulivand, the head of Iran’s Emergency Medical Services. Koulivand told state-run media outlet IRINN that the crash site is between the cities of Parand and Shahriar.
Earlier reports from Iranian media had said that 180 people were on board.
Watch the moment the Ukrainian Boeing flight crashed 😢
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