UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — European Council President Charles Michel has called for a “clear and detailed” investigation into the Ukrainian Airlines plane that crashed in Tehran.
In a message from his twitter account, Michel said relatives of those who lost their lives have a right to know what happened.
“I support calls for a clear and detailed investigation by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau,” Michel wrote.
The Ukrainian International Airlines plane that crashed in Iran
The Boeing 737, owned by the Ukrainian International Airlines and flying from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport to the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, crashed hours after Iran struck dozens of ballistic missiles at US airbase Ayn al -Assad in Iraq. The crash killed 176 passengers aboard the plane.
Iranian officials reported that the aircraft was thought to have been shot down by a technical defect, while Ukraine officials had initially said they were of the same opinion. But upon finding the black box it was announced that the reasons for the plane crash were unknown.
The head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Agency, Ali Abedzadeh, said the cause of the crash would be determined after analyzing the black box to be reviewed by the Iranian Accident Management Committee and that meetings could be attended. even the Ukrainian authorities.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said there is evidence that the plane was accidentally hit by Iranian missiles.
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