All passengers, crew members killed in Iran plane crash
Boeing 737 plane belonging to Ukrainian airline crashed near Tehran's Imam Khomeini Airport just after takeoff
All 167 passengers and nine crew members on a Ukrainian 737 plane that crashed near Iran's capital Tehran early Wednesday have died, according to a state official.
The death toll had earlier been announced as 170 passengers and 10 crew members, but an airport spokesperson gave the revised figures.
The Boeing 737 plane belonging to a Ukrainian airline crashed near Iran's Imam Khomeini Airport just after takeoff, Pir Hossein Kolivand, an Iranian emergency official, told state TV.
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