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Plane with 176 onboard crashes in Iran

The Ukraine-bound Boeing plane crashed shortly after takeoff from airport in Tehran. There were no survivors.

Debris from the crash of a Boeing 737-800 was found on the outskirts of Tehran on Wednesday. There were no survivors on the Ukraine-bound plane carrying 176 passengers. (ISNA/AFP via Getty Images)
People observe some of the debris on Wednesday. The plane had taken off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in the Iranian capital when a fire struck one of its engines. (Associated Press)
An investigation team was at the site of the crash in the southwestern outskirts of Tehran, officials said. The plane had taken off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in the Iranian capital. (Associated Press)
Associated Press journalists who reached the crash site saw a wide field of debris scattered across farmland. (Associated Press)
Another view of debris from Wednesday’s plane crash. The Boeing 737-800 is a very common single-aisle, twin-engine jetliner used for short to medium-range flights. (Associated Press)
People walk near the plane wreckage on Wednesday. The majority of the 176 passengers were Iranian nationals, Russia’s RIA Novosti agency reported, citing Iranian authorities. (AFP via Getty Images)
A rescue worker searches the scene of the plane crash. The aircraft never made it above 8,000 feet in the air, according to data from the flight-tracking website FlightRadar24. (Associated Press)
An aerial view of the scene of the plane crash. (ISNA/AFP via Getty Images)
Another view of the debris from Wednesday’s plane crash. The crash came hours after Iran launched a ballistic missile attack targeting two bases in Iraq housing U.S. forces in retaliation for the killing of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Suleimani. (AFP via Getty Images)
A relative of a flight stewardess on the ill-fated Ukraine-bound flight reacts to the news at an airport outside Kyiv, Ukraine, on Wednesday. (Associated Press)
A Ukranian airline employee becomes emotional during a news briefing at Kyiv Boryspil International Airport outside Kiev on Wednesday. (Associated Press)