Ukrainian experts to travel to Iran to investigate causes of plane crash

Ukrainian experts to travel to Iran to investigate causes of plane crash

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Ukraine will send a group of experts to Iran to assist in the search operation and investigation into the Boeing 737 crash of the Ukrainian Airlines of Ukraine (UIA), operating PS 752 flight en route Kyiv.

The Ukrainian Interior Ministry said this in a statement.

"A group of Ukrainian experts will be sent to Iran to assist in the search operation and investigation into the causes of the tragedy," reads the statement.

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 Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council, 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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