A Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed after taking off from the Iranian capital on January 8 was downed by two short-range surface-to-air missiles, Iran's Civil Aviation Organization said in a second preliminary investigation report.
Ukraine said Friday Iran was ready to hand over the black box flight recorders of the Ukrainian passenger plane downed by an Iranian missile. The Kiev-bound Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737, crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran last Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board, mostly Iranian and Canadian citizens. Ukraine's foreign minister said Iran would grant a team of
Ukraine still insists that the "black boxes" from the passenger plane of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), which was downed over Tehran on January 8, be passed to it, Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko has said.