The government will pay to families of Ukrainians killed in Iran by 8.3 thousand dollars

the Families of Ukrainians who died in the plane crash in Iran, the government of Ukraine will pay 8.3 thousand dollars. This was announced by Prime Minister Alexey Goncharuk.

As stated Goncharuk in a video posted on the social network Facebook, the company “International airlines of Ukraine” took a decision on compensation to the families of crew members killed in the plane crash in Tehran. The family of each deceased will receive an insurance payment that is required under the Montreal Convention. Also, the Ukrainian government will additionally allocate to each affected family for 200 thousand UAH (8.3 thousand USD).

the Government is ready to provide legal support in the preparation of claims and other claims, if families will need help.

Boeing 737-800 “Ukraine International airlines”, carrying out flight to Kiev, crashed after takeoff from Tehran airport early on the morning of January 8, reminds RIA Novosti. On Board were 176 – 167 passengers and nine crew members. All of them died.

11 Jan military of Iran said that the Ukrainian Boeing was shot down by mistake that the airliner flew near the military facility to Iran, and it took over an enemy. The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said: from Iran he expects a full confession of guilt, a formal apology, punishment of those responsible for the tragedy and compensate the families of the victims.