Ukraine asks Iran to return black boxes from crashed plane

Ukraine’s prosecutor’s office and security service have asked Iranian authorities to give Kiev black boxes from the crashed Ukrainian plane, the prosecutors office said on Wednesday. A top Ukraine security official said this week that a senior investigator from Iran was expected to visit Ukraine soon and determine whether a Ukrainian laboratory would be suitable… Read More Ukraine asks Iran to return black boxes from crashed plane

Protests erupt in Iran following military admittance of shooting down Ukrainian plane

Protests erupted across Iran for a second day on Sunday, piling pressure on the leadership after the military admitted it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian airliner at a time when Tehran had feared U.S. air strikes. “They are lying that our enemy is America, our enemy is right here,” a group of protesters outside… Read More Protests erupt in Iran following military admittance of shooting down Ukrainian plane

Iran says its military shot down Ukrainian plane in error

Iran said on Saturday its military had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 aboard, saying air defenses were fired in error while on high alert in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on U.S. targets in Iraq. Iran had previously vigorously denied bringing the plane down. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who… Read More Iran says its military shot down Ukrainian plane in error

Scores killed as Ukrainian airliner crashes after take-off in Iran

A Ukrainian airliner crashed and burst into flames shortly after take-off from Tehran early on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board. Debris and smouldering parts from the Boeing 737, which carrier Ukraine International Airlines said was last serviced two days ago, were strewn across a field southwest of the Iranian capital as rescue workers… Read More Scores killed as Ukrainian airliner crashes after take-off in Iran

Dozens of passengers killed as Aseman Airlines plane crashes in Iran

All 66 passengers and crew were believed to have been killed in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday, an airline spokesman said, after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region. Operated by Iranian carrier Aseman Airlines, the plane crashed near the town of Semirom after taking off from… Read More Dozens of passengers killed as Aseman Airlines plane crashes in Iran