- Jan 09, 2020
- in World
Boeing 737 Plane Crash in Iran
Boeing 737 Plane Crash in Iran Leaves 176 Dead
A Boeing 737-800 jet traveling from Teheran, Iran, to Kyiv, Ukraine, crashed at 6:20 a.m.
Local time in Iran on Wed.
All 176 passengers aboard the Ukrainian International Airlines plane were killed within the crash.
Those on board enclosed eighty-two Iranians, sixty-three Canadians, eleven Ukrainians, 10 Swedes, 4 Afghans, 3 Germans, and three Brits.
Local media reports that the plane was experiencing “technical issues” when taking off from Tehran's Imam Khomeini International.
Boeing has since released a statement concerning the crash, the expression they're “gathering additional data.”.
This is a tragic event and our sincere thoughts are with the crew, passengers, and their families.
We are in reality with our airline clients and stand by them during this tough time.
We are able to assist in any method required, Boeing, via Twitter.
However, because of the current tension between u. s. and Iran, the country can reportedly not embody the U.S. within the crash investigation.
Ali Abedzadeh, head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Authority, aforesaid Iran wouldn't “hand the flight information recorders” over to u. s. or to Boeing.
The black boxes can instead be analyzed in Iran, and Ukrainian investigators can take part within the process