VT has enough staffers who are Jews that we can use the term “Jewish lightning” if we want to
If you don’t like it, go screw yourself. Editors
We are following reports that a Ukrainian 737-800 has crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran. #PS752 departed Tehran at 02:42UTC. Last ADS-B data received at 02:44UTC. https://t.co/qXWHUPGDTu pic.twitter.com/vuAi6TOqTp
— Flightradar24 (@flightradar24) January 8, 2020
Al Jazeera: A Ukrainian airliner with 180 passengers and crew on board has reportedly crashed near Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport in Iran on Wednesday.
According to the Iranian media, the Boeing 737-800 jet crashed near Parand, a suburb southwest of capital Tehran shortly after take-off.
There were no immediate reports on casualties.
[ Editor’s Note: Just found this video of the plane coming down on fire, which was not reported in this story… Jim W. Dean ]
— Ali Hashem علي هاشم (@alihashem_tv) January 8, 2020
According to Flighradar24 flight tracker, the Ukraine International Airline Flight 752 was scheduled to take off at 5:15am Tehran time heading to Boryspil International Airport in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.
The actual departure time was delayed for almost an hour at 6:12am.
A video posted by Iran’s ISNA news agency showed a faint glow of light flickering shortly before a huge explosion was seen.
More details to follow.