Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752
Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was an airplane flight between Iran and Ukraine that crashed shortly after it flew away from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport on 8 January 2020. All 176 passengers onboard and its crew died.
|Date||8 January 2020|
|Summary||Shot down by two IRGC Tor M-1 missiles|
|Site||Khalajabad, Shahriar County, Tehran Province, Iran |
|Aircraft type||Boeing 737-8KV|
|Operator||Ukraine International Airlines|
|IATA flight No.||PS752|
|ICAO flight No.||AUI752|
|Call sign||Ukraine International 752|
|Flight origin||Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran|
|Destination||Boryspil International Airport, Kyiv|
On 11 January 2020, Iran said that it had shot down the plane by mistake.
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- "Ukrainian airplane with 180 aboard crashes in Iran: Fars". Reuters. 8 January 2020. Archived from the original on 8 January 2020. Retrieved 8 January 2020.
- "Iran plane crash: Tor-M1 missiles fired at Ukraine jet". BBC. 21 January 2020.
- Ranter, Harro. "UR-PSR Accident description". aviation-safety.net. Aviation Safety Network. Archived from the original on 8 January 2020. Retrieved 8 January 2020.
- "Ukrainian Boeing plane crashes in Iran, 176 people dead". CNN. 8 January 2020. Archived from the original on 8 January 2020. Retrieved 8 January 2020.
- Jamali, Naveed; Laporta, James; Da Silva, Chantal; O'Connor, Tom. "Iranian Missile System Shot Down Ukraine Flight, Probably By Mistake, Sources Say". Newsweek.com. Newsweek. Retrieved 9 January 2020.
- "Iran admits to unintentionally shooting down Ukrainian plane". NBC News. Retrieved 2020-01-11.