Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752

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Wreckage of Flight 752, with parts of the engine in the front of the image.

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.[1]

On 9 January 2020, it was reported that U.S. officials believed that plane was shot down by an Iranian Tor-M1 surface to air missile, probably by mistake.[2]

On 11 January 2020, Iran said that it had shot down the plane by mistake.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "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.
  2. 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.
  3. "Iran admits to unintentionally shooting down Ukrainian plane". NBC News. Retrieved 2020-01-11.