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Horrifying video shows Ukrainian plane exploding, crashing in Iran

IANS
Filed on January 9, 2020
ukrainian plane crash, iran, iraq, iranians die, canadians dead

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The footage shows the plane ablaze as it comes crashing down.

An amateur video shows the doomed Ukrainian International Airlines plane bursting into flames and hurtling towards the ground, moments before it crashed in Iran's capital of Tehran.

All the 176 passengers and crew on board Boeing 737, flight PS752, were killed in the crash on Wednesday.

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The video widely circulating on the internet was filmed by an eyewitness on the ground but has not yet been verified by authorities, reported Mirror.co.uk. The footage shows the plane ablaze as it comes crashing down in yellow streak of light before exploding just 10 seconds later.

The plane is said to have developed technical problems soon after it takeoff from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran. However, the exact cause of the crash has not been confirmed.

Three Brits and 63 Canadian passengers were killed in the crash, according to the Ukrainian Foreign Minister.


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