UIA plane crashed in Iran: more than 170 dead.

The Boeing 737 passenger plane of Ukraine’s International Airlines (UIA) crashed shortly after leaving Tehran's airport. This Wednesday morning, January 8, Iranian news agencies reported.

The airliner was heading from the Iranian capital to Kyiv, at least 170 people were on board. According to the Iranian state agency IRNA, all 167 passengers and 9 crew members were dead.

The agency "Ukraine-Rus" expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of all passengers and crew.

Stepan Romanyuk,
President of "Ukraine-Rus" International Agency