Iran May Send Ukraine Flight Black Boxes to Russia

The head of plane crash investigations in Iran told reporters Friday that the black boxes the nation retrieved from Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) Flight 752, which burst into flames and crashed early Wednesday in Iran, may end up in Russia.

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Ukraine Airline: Possibility of Crew Error ‘Minimal’ in Tehran Crash

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Vice President for Flight Operations Igor Sosnovsky said on Wednesday that there is no evidence to suggest the highly experienced crew of UIA Flight PS752 made a fatal error that could have caused the plane to crash on the outskirts of Tehran on Tuesday night, minutes after takeoff and a few hours after Iran launched missiles at two Iraqi bases.

Debris is seen from an Ukrainian plane which crashed as authorities work at the scene in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Jan. 8, 2020.Debris is seen from an Ukrainian plane which crashed as authorities work at the scene in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Jan. 8, …

Dutch, Australians: Russia Responsible for Flight MH17 Shootdown

The Netherlands and Australia are holding the government of Russia legally responsible for providing pro-Moscow separatists the missile system used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people onboard, including an American citizen.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 file photo, the reconstructed wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is put on display during a press conference in Gilze-Rijen, central Netherlands. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 broke up high over Eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people on board. Any suspects in the …

Russia Vetoes Bid to Set up Tribunal for Downed Flight MH17

(Reuters) Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.

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Russia Denounces UN Tribunal for MH17 Suspects

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov blasted a call by five countries to form a United Nations tribunal to prosecute those who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine last July. “We are against it,” he claimed. “We think it is not timely and counterproductive.”


Russian Missile Maker Says BUK Rocket Downed MH17

Moscow (AFP) – The Russian firm making missiles similar to the one the West claims downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine said on Tuesday the passenger jet was likely hit by a BUK missile system.


Malaysia Airlines Lays Off 6,000, Announcing ‘Technical’ Bankruptcy

After announcing that the company was “technically bankrupt,” the new CEO of Malaysia Airlines has announced a major overhaul that will see the company cut 6,000 jobs and launch a publicity campaign aimed at getting customers to trust the airline once more following two of history’s greatest aviation disasters.