Iran to hand over black boxes from Ukrainian plane to France for analysis, World News


Iran has told the UN aviation agency that it will send black boxes of a Ukrainian airliner to Paris for analysis once the countries involved in the investigation agree .The other countries involved are Ukraine, Canada and the United States. Canada had previously urged Iran to send the black boxes to France for analysis.

“An Iranian aviation team will transfer the black boxes to France and data mining will begin on July 20, if nothing is out of the ordinary,” said Mohsen Baharvand, deputy foreign minister for legal affairs and international. -Run News Agency of the Islamic Republic.


After initially denying responsibility for the accident, Iranian officials were forced to admit that a CGRI air defense battery had unintentionally shot down the airliner a few minutes after the departure of Imam Khomeini International Airport from Tehran amid increased tensions with US forces in neighboring Iraq.

Iran asked for help to repair and download cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder data for Ukrainian Airlines flight 752, investigating authority tweeted on civil aviation safety.

However, Iran refused to hand over the flight recorders of the Ukrainian International Airlines flight, which was shot down on January 8 near Tehran by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, killing 176 people including 55 Canadian citizens and 30 permanent residents. .


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