Rescue teams work at the scene after a Ukrainian plane carrying 176 passengers crashed near Imam Khomeini airport in the Iranian capital Tehran early in the morning on Jan. 8, 2020, killing everyone on board. – All 176 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane were killed when it crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on Jan. 8, Iranian state media reported. State news agency IRNA said 167 passengers and nine crew members were on board the aircraft operated by Ukraine International Airlines.
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Ukraine and Iran agreed on Jan. 8 to jointly investigate the cause of a plane crash that killed 176 people, including 63 Canadians, though Iran said it would not hand over the black box it recovered from the wreckage of the Boeing 737-800.