11 Ukrainians died in PS 752 plane crash, - Ukraine’s MFA

Source : 112 Ukraine

There were also citizens of Iran, Canada, Sweden, Afghanistan, Germany and the United Kingdom among the victims
11:38, 8 January 2020

The Times of Israel

11 citizens of Ukraine died in the crash of Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines (PS 752 flight). Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko informed about it on his Twitter page.

"We now know the following information about the countries of origin of the PS 752 plane crash victims: Iran - 82; Canada - 63; Ukraine - 2 + 9 (members of crew); Sweden - 10; Afghanistan - 4; Germany - 3; the United Kingdom - 3," the message reads.

According to the message of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Islamic Republic of Iran, the cause of the PS 752 plane crash in Iran was technical malfunction; the theory with the terror attack is ruled out.

Related: Ukraine's civilian aircraft with 180 people aboard crashes in Tehran

"On 01/08/2020 approximately at 6:00 Tehran time (around 4:30 Kyiv time) after take-off from the Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Boeing-737 of the Ukraine International Airlines en route to Kyiv crashed. According to preliminary information, the plane crashed as a result of an engine accident due to technical reasons. Currently, the theory of the terrorist act is ruled out," the Embassy stated.

As we reported earlier, Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines, flight PS 752 with 180 passengers aboard crashed in Tehran, not far from Imam Khomeini airport. Iranian Tasnim News Agency informed about that, pointing out that the reason of the crash was a "technical malfunction".

As of 7 a.m. January 8, the fate of passengers remained unknown. Local authorities feared that no one survived, because the plane was visibly on fire as it was falling, CGTN reported.

Related: PS 752 plane crash in Iran: All dead, 32 of 179 passengers were foreigners, - media

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