[poll id=”2″]Amidst the current hostility between the United States of America and Iran a Ukrainian plane has crashed in Iran.
Ukrain is believed to be an ally of the US.
The Iranian Red Crescent reports that all the 180 passengers and crew on the civilian airline are reported dead.
Aljazeera quotes the Iranian media as saying the Boeing 737-800 jet crashed near Parand, a suburb southwest of capital Tehran shortly after take-off.
The crash occurred few hours after Iran attacked military bases in Iraq housing U.S. troops in retaliation for the killing of an Iranian general by the U.S.
The flight was reportedly travelling to Boryspil International Airport in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.