Boeing 737 plane bound for Kyiv crashes in Iran, killing all on board


A Boeing 737 passenger plane with 180 aboard crashed in Iran after take-off, according to Iranian news agencies.

Iran’s Fars News Agency reported that the Ukrainian plane crashed due to technical problems after taking off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport.

The plane belonged to Ukranian Airlines, according to ISNA, another Iranian news agency.

CNBC has not been able to independently confirm the reports.

Boeing shares were lower in extended trading, along with broader U.S. stock futures.

This is a developing story. Please check for updates.

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