There have been no further details so far concerning possible casualties in the accident. An investigation team is reportedly at the scene.
A Ukrainian Boeing 737 with 176 passengers on board has crashed after taking off from Iran's Khomeini Airport in Tehran due to technical issues, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday morning.
BREAKING: Iranian news agencies report that a Boeing 737 passenger airplane, belonging to Ukraine International Airlines has crashed near Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport. 176 passengers and crew were onboard. https://t.co/Sl9dDkEM0f