Ukrainian delegation arrives in Tehran to investigate the crash of a passenger plane

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — A Ukrainian delegation arrived in Tehran on Thursday to investigate the Boeing 737 passenger plane incident that occurred in Iran yesterday.

“A delegation from Ukraine has arrived in Tehran, including experts investigating the incidents,” Hassan Razaye Far, quoted by Tasnim News Agency, was quoted as saying by the Iranian Airlines spokesman.

He noted that they also called on the International Civil Aviation Organization, to conduct an investigation into the Ukrainian plane crash.

Reday Fer added that the first meeting with the Ukrainian delegation will be held in Tehran today.

On Wednesday, a Ukrainian “Boeing 737” airliner crashed, killing 176 people, including 82 Iranians and 63 Canadians.

Iranian officials stressed that the accident occurred “for technical reasons,” according to the Iranian “Fars” agency.

However, Ukrainian Airlines denied that there was a problem in the stricken plane, confirming that it is new and was checked two days ago.

Yesterday, the semi-official Iranian “Mehr” agency quoted the head of the Iranian Civil Aviation Authority, Ali Abedzadeh, as saying that his country “will not hand over the black box to the American Boeing Company, which produces the plane,” stressing that the current procedures revolve around choosing the country to which Iran will send the fund, Until his data is analyzed.


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