the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky and Minister of foreign Affairs Vadym Prystayko met with U.S. officials and received important information about the Boeing crash in Iran, which will be processed by Ukrainian specialists. About this Pristayko said in his microblog on Twitter. At 15:00 to be held Zelensky conversation with U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
Boeing 737-800 “Ukraine International airlines” crashed near Tehran airport early on the morning of 8 January. Killed 176 people.
Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the plane was shot down by an Iranian missile by mistake. Tehran has called this “psychological attack”. Zelensky said that the version of the missile not yet confirmed, but not ruled out. According to us intelligence, “Boeing” could be shot down by two anti-aircraft missiles.
meanwhile their assistance in the investigation of the crash is ready to provide the interstate aviation Committee, according to TASS. However, while Iran has not addressed this issue. Also, assistance offered to the foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas. He discussed the disaster with Vadim Pristayko, reports “Interfax”.
government spokesman of Germany Steffen Seibert said that while in Berlin, there is no evidence that the plane could be shot down an Iranian missile. However, he noted that “these messages need to take seriously and check.”
the flight recorders of the liner will be opened on 10 January in the laboratory of the Mehrabad airport. The head of the Department of accident investigation civil aviation Organization of Iran Hassan Rezaeifar reported that the black boxes are badly damaged but the memory card spoken and parametric flight recorders suitable for use. According to Rezaifar if the Iranian side will not be able to decrypt it, then resort to the help of Russia, France, Canada or Ukraine.