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Ukrainian plane crashes near Tehran, killing all 176 aboard

Clip: 01/08/2020 | 2m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

A Ukrainian International Airlines passenger plane went down outside the Iranian capital of Tehran early Wednesday morning, killing all 176 people aboard. Iranian authorities offered conflicting explanations for the crash but rejected the idea that a missile had caused it. Ukrainian airline officials said the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, built in 2016, was in good working condition. John Yang reports.

Aired: 01/08/20

Rating: NR

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