Boeing Plane Crashes Shortly After Takeoff in Iran, All 176 Aboard Dead

The plane is not the same model that has crashed twice already

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Update: On Saturday, Iran said it had accidentally shot down the Ukrainian jetliner.

A Boeing plane belonging to Ukraine International Airlines crashed Wednesday shortly after taking off from an airport in Tehran, Iran.

Local media cited technical problems as the cause of the crash, according to the New York Times. Flight 752 was bound for Ukraine, carrying 176 passengers and crew.

What has already been a difficult period for Boeing may have gotten much worse.

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