A Ukrainian Boeing 737 carrying 180 passengers and crew has crashed just outside of the Iranian capital of Tehran Iranian media says.
According to Iranian State media, the plane crashed due to “technical issues.”
Ukraine International Flight 752 is the flight that has crashed right after take off.
BNO Media reported the incident on Tuesday night and said Iranian media reported the plane suffered technical problems then went down minutes after take-off in Tehran.
The report came after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was accused of threatening America with another Lockerbie after he tweeted a veiled reference to the 1988 bombing that killed 270 people.
The media outlet reported that there were details on casualties.
Rouhani tweeted that America should ‘never threaten Iran’ after warning the US should ‘remember the number 290’ in reference to an incident when the US Navy accidentally shot down an Iranian passenger jet in the Persian Gulf in July 1988, killing 290.
This is a developing story.