180 dead in a plane crash

Wed Jan 08 2020 15:44:12 GMT+0530 (IST)

The Ukraine airliner carrying at least 170 people crashed due to technical problems and all the aboard were killed

The Boeing 737 belonging to Ukraine International Airlines crashed and burst into flames near the airport. The Iranian state television said that the fire was heavy and they could not rescue any passenger and they had 22 ambulances and 4 bus ambulance and 1 helicopter at the site.

A media reported saying that they were 177 people on board, in that 168 were passengers and nine people were crew members. Flight data from the airport showed that a Ukrainian 737 flown by Ukraine airlines.

The flight was introduced in the late 90S. It was involved in several accidents. In March 2016, a FlyDubai  737-800 from Dubai crashed while trying to land at Rostov-on-Don airport in Russia, killed 62 people who were onboard. Another flight crashed in May 2010, which was trying to land in Mangalore, 150 people were onboard.