Most of passengers of Ukrainian PS 752 flight were Iranian, Canadian nationals – FM Prystaiko

Most of passengers of Ukrainian PS 752 flight were Iranian, Canadian nationals – FM Prystaiko

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Most of the passengers of the Boeing 737 PS 752 flight of the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), which crashed shortly after taking off from Iran's capital, were citizens of Iran and Canada.

Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko wrote about this on Twitter.

“We are currently aware of the following information on the countries of origin of those killed in the crash # PS752: Iran - 82; Canada - 63; Ukraine - 2 + 9 (crew); Sweden - 10; Afghanistan - 4; Germany - 3; the UK - 3,” the official wrote.

The foreign minister also expressed his condolences to the families of those killed in the Boeing 737 crash.

As Ukrinform reported, the Boeing 737 of the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), crashed shortly after taking off from the Imam Khomeini International Airport at about 06:00 Tehran time (04:30 Kyiv time).

According to the NSDC, there were 177 people on board: 168 passengers and nine crew members.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky sent condolences to the families of the victims and interrupted his trip to Oman.


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