BREAKING: Boeing 737 carrying 180 passengers crashes after takeoff [Reports]

A Boeing 737 jet carrying 180 passengers reportedly crashed in Tehran, the Iranian capital, either late Tuesday or early Wednesday.

Citing the state-run media the Iranian Students News Agency, the New York Times reports that the plane crashed due to unspecific technical problems. There was no word about the condition of the passengers of the aircraft, which was reportedly bound for Ukraine.

Iranian Fars news agency reportedly said that aircraft belonged to Ukraine International Airlines.

This is a developing story and all information is preliminary. CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.

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