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Report: Iranian military mistook a Boeing 727 for an incoming American missile. The takeoff was approximately two hours after Iran’s missile attacks on U.S. forces in Iraq.
Plane exploded a few minutes after taking off from Imam Khomeini International Airport. It was Ukraine International Airline (UIA) flight number PS752 headed for Boryspil International Airport, by the capital Kiev.
Of the more than 180 passengers and crew, there are no survivors.
Below are photos of the crash.