A Boeing 737-800 plane belonging to Ukraine International Airlines en route from Tehran to Kiev crashed on 8 January near Imam Khomeini International Airport soon after take-off, killing all 176 people on board.
Investigators are conducting a probe into the circumstances that led to the crash of the plane, which was carrying 167 passengers from Iran, Ukraine, Canada, the UK, Germany, and Sweden, as well as nine crew members.
On 8 January, a Boeing 737 operated by Ukraine International Airlines crashed soon after departing from an airport in Tehran. The Iranian authorities said that the jet had been unintentionally shot down after military personnel confused it with a hostile target amid fears of US strikes.
KIEV (Sputnik) - Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba refuted on Wednesday media reports claiming that Iran is allegedly pushing Ukraine to not take legal action regarding the case of the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 plane that was downed near Tehran in January, noting that talks on the crash investigation continue.
Experts from an Iranian commission investigating the 8 January downing of Ukrainian Flight 752 left Ukraine on 24 January, according to local media reports.
Ukraine International Airlines’ Kiev-bound Boeing 737-800 crashed on 8 January, soon after departing from Iran’s Imam Khomeini Airport. Citizens of Iran, Canada, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom were among the 176 passengers and crew who were killed.
On 8 January, a jet operated by Ukraine International Airlines crashed soon after departing from the Tehran airport, killing all 176 people on board. The victims were primarily from Canada and Iran but included passengers from Afghanistan, Germany, Sweden, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.
The Iranian admission of its guilt in accidentally shooting down the Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 contrasts sharply with to the US' reaction to its downing of Iran Air Flight 655 in 1988, says American writer and media commentator E. Michael Jones, outlining the "real cause" behind the tragedy.
Earlier this week, a Boeing 737 crashed in Iran killing all 176 people on board. Tehran previously stressed that the tragedy had occurred due to a technical error. Several Western nations, however, refused to rule out the possibility that the plane was downed by a missile.
A Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 carrying 167 passengers and nine crew members caught fire minutes after taking off from Tehran's Khomeini Airport and crashed on 8 January killing everyone on board. The US and Canada have mulled over a version that it was mistakenly hit by an Iranian missile, but Tehran insists it was a mechanical failure.
Ukrainian Flight PS752 crashed over Iran within minutes after take-off killing 167 passengers and nine crew members on board. While speculations emerged that the Ukrainian jet could have been shot down by an Iranian missile, defence analyst Giovanni de Briganti believes it is too early to leap to conclusions.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) on Thursday warned domestic air carriers about the threat to the safety of flights to the Middle East due to military operations and the volatile socio-political situation in the region and recommended that additional security measures should be taken.
A Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Boeing 737-800 crashed minutes after taking off from Tehran International Airport, claiming the lives of 167 passengers and nine crew members. Iranian officials reported that the pilots did not report a malfunction, but witnesses claimed the jet was engulfed in fire prior to its crash.
The Ukrainian Boeing 737 with 176 on board came down early on Wednesday, shortly after it took off from Tehran airport. 63 Canadian national were among passengers.
A Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Boeing 737-800 flying to Kiev crashed on 8 January mere minutes after taking off from Tehran International Airport killing all 167 passengers and nine crew members on board. While both black boxes have since been found, the exact cause of the tragedy remains unknown.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is holding a working meeting with a number of the country’s officials to discuss the crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 near Tehran, the Ukrainian presidential press service said on Thursday.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a press briefing on Thursday that it was both too early and dangerous to speculate on the possible causes of the Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) flight 752 plane crash outside Tehran in which 63 Canadians died.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Iranian government has declared January 9 the day of national mourning following the deadly Ukrainian passenger plane crash and a stampede at the funeral of Qasem Soleimani, the head of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps' Quds Force, in his hometown of Kerman, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is extending an offer of assistance to Ukraine after Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) flight 752 crashed outside Tehran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iran's Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) does not plan to transfer flight data recorders of the Ukraine International Airlines' (UIA) crashed Boeing 737 to the United States, CAO chief Ali Abedzadeh said on Wednesday.
The cause of the passenger jet's crash, which killed all 176 people on board, remains unclear. Ukrainian authorities have already started an investigation
The Ukrainian Boeing 737 crashed on Wednesday morning near Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport killing all passengers and crew on board.