Iran grants Ukraine with access to Boeing 737 black boxes, - Ukraine’s MFA

Source : 112 Ukraine

As of now, it has been possible to collect DNA from all relatives of those killed in the plane crash
21:05, 10 January 2020

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Iran has provided access to the black boxes of a Boeing 737 plane that crashed near Tehran to Ukrainian experts. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko told this at a briefing.

He added that it had been possible to collect DNA from all relatives of those who had been killed in the plane crash. It is worth noting that it has been possible to even take DNA from a person who lives in temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

Prystaiko also mentioned that Ukrainian delegation consisted of 50 people.

Related: Trump doubts technical failure led to PS752 crash in Iran

According to the preliminary report of the investigators of the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran, part of data from the black boxes of PS752 flight, which crashed in Iran, is lost, as AP reported.

As we reported earlier, Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines, flight PS 752 with 176 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: Zelensky receives important data on PS752 crash from U.S. representatives

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