Boeing 737 plane crashes in Iran, killing all on board

12:01 PM ET Wed, 8 Jan 2020

A Kyiv-bound Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 plane crashed minutes after take-off from Tehran on Wednesday morning, killing all on board. There were 167 passengers and 9 crew members on board. The plane was a Boeing 737-800, not the Max model that was grounded almost a year ago after two crashes. The cause of the crash was not immediately known.