Iran and Ukraine

Iran delivers report of Boeing crash to Ukraine

Iran has delivered the report of Ukrainian plane crash to Ukraine, said Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh. "Civil Aviation Organization of Iran is responsible for the technical issues, and has fulfilled its …

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Iran blames errors for shooting down passenger plane

Iranian investigators are blaming a misaligned missile battery and miscommunication between soldiers and their commanders for the Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing 176 people. A report …

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Ukraine says it could sue Iran for downed plane

States whose citizens died in a UIA airliner shot down by an Iranian missile reserve the right to apply to international institutions, said Ukrainian FM Vadim Prystayko to the correspondent of the Eurointegration in Munich, News.am …

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Tehran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine Boeing

Iran's civil aviation authority confirmed two Tor-M1 short-range surface-to-air missiles were fired at a Ukrainian Boeing 737 that was brought down earlier this month. "Investigators... discovered that two Tor-M1 …

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Iran sends black boxes of downed plane to Ukraine

Iran is sending to Ukraine the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military accidentally shot down this month, Reuters reports with a reference to Tasnim news agency. The Iranian authorities are also prepared for …

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Iran apologies for shooting down Ukrainian airplane

The Iranian government acknowledged late Friday that its armed forces were responsible for shooting down a Ukrainian airliner earlier this week, leaving 176 passengers dead, Mother Jones reports. Twitter, Iranian foreign minister …

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Tehran: Ukraine's Boeing caught fire in flight

Ukraine's International Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed outside Tehran had caught fire in flight, the Iran Civil Aviation Organization said. "The aircraft caught fire during the flight. Eye witnesses say they saw flames …

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Engine fire led to Ukrainian Boeing crash in Tehran

Ukraine's Boeing 737-800 had suffered an engine malfunction before it went down a few minutes after taking off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport, its official has said. The engine caught fire when the plane was airborne, a …

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