Ukrainian Airlines Plane Crashes In Tehran Shortly After Takeoff

(CNN) — A Boeing 737 plane carrying 180 passengers and crew crashed shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran early Wednesday local time, Iran’s semi-official news agency ISNA reported.

The state TV report says the crash Wednesday morning is suspected to have been caused by mechanical issues.

There is no immediate word on injuries.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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