A total of 180 passengers and crew on board has been confirmed dead, after Boeing 737-800 airline crash in Iran this morning
Aljazeera, report that the crashed take place shortly after the plane take-off.
The crash took place in Parand, a suburb South-West of Tehran, the capital city of Iran.
According to the report, The flight was going to Boryspil International Airport in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.
“An investigation team from the national aviation department was dispatched to the location after the news was announced. We will give more reports in upcoming bulletins,” Reza Jafarzadeh, spokesperson for Iranian Aviation Organisation was quoted as telling reporters in Tehran.
Boeing, which manufactured the aircraft, said it was “aware of the media reports” of the incident, and it is “gathering more information.”