The Ukrainian Aircraft crashed shortly after take off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport . The plane was en route to the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv
An investigation team from the national aviation department was dispatched to the location. Flight data showed the plane stopped sending data almost immediately after take off.
It is not clear whether the crash is linked to the Us -Iran confrontation. It happened few hours after Iran launched ballistic missile attack to the U.S troops in al- Asad air base in Iraq
The crash killed everyone onboard. Most of the nationalities that perished in this crash were Iranian students going back to school in Ukraine after winter break
Rescue teams have been sent to the crash site but the head of Iran’s Red Crescent told state media that it was “impossible” for anyone to have survived the crash.
The black box has been found at the site by the rescue workers , Iran’s state broadcaster reported. Already,Ukraine has organised special planes to fly to Iran to take back the bodies of those killed, pending Iran’s agreement, Mr Zelensky said.