Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Kyiv 02:53

Foreign Ministry comment on the Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crash

08 January 2020, 12:35

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of all who have died as a result of the fatal crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752.

The Boeing-737-800 aircraft, on a routine flight from Tehran to Kyiv, came down shortly after taking off in the early morning of January 8, 2020. This tragic incident has claimed the lives of 176 passengers and crew including citizens of Ukraine, Iran, Canada, Sweden, Afghanistan, Germany and the United Kingdom.

Ukraine is providing all necessary support and consular assistance to the relatives of the Ukrainian victims. Family members should contact the MFA’s Consular Service Department Crisis Management Task Force Group by telephone on +380 44 238 16 57.

Ukraine stands ready to support the investigation in any way that it can in accordance with international law and, in particular, the Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation.

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