Photo Story: First photos from scene of Ukraine International Airlines plane crashes near Tehran

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Photos of the wreckage after an Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 carrying 176 people crashed near Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran, killing everyone on board; in Shahriar, Iran, 08 January 2020.

What we know so far:

  • Boeing 737 crashed eight minutes after taking off
  • All 170 passengers killed
  • Plane appeared to be on fire before it hit the ground
  • No confirmation that it is related to Iran missile attacks on US sites

 

See also: Ukrainian president says all dead on board airliner that crashed in Iran

Photos: EPA-EFE/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH

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