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Plane with Ukrainian experts arrives in Iran to investigate PS 752 tragedy

Source : 112 Ukraine

The group immediately began investigating the circumstances of the plane crash
11:48, 9 January 2020

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A plane with Ukrainian experts arrived in Iran. They immediately began examining the circumstances of the Boeing 737 crash (PS 752 flight). This was reported by the National Security and Defense Council’s (NSDC) press service.

"A plane with Ukrainian experts arrived in Tehran at 3.30 on January 9. The expert group immediately began investigating the circumstances of the Boeing 737 crash (PS 752 flight)," the message reads.

The NSDC stated that they would promptly provide information on the results of the work.

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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 for 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.

Due to the crash, an emergency response center was created.

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