Update 2020-01-08 (2): All passengers died in the crash. 82 Iranians, 65 Canadians, eleven Ukrainians, ten Swedes, four Afghans, three Germans, and three Britons are among the fatalities.
Update 2020-01-08 (1): Possibly all 170 people on board the Ukraine International Airlines flight (flight number PS752) died in the crash, according to the Iranian Red Crescent. The crash was reportedly caused by technical problems.
2020-01-08: On Wednesday (08 January), a Ukrainian Boeing 737 crashed shortly after take-off from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport airport. The plane was en route to Kiev.
Local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers are advised to avoid the scene of the accident and follow instructions by security forces.