Iran sent UIA plane’s black box to France

Open source/UIA flight crash site

The Iranian authorities sent a black box from the Ukrainian liner that was accidently shot down near Tehran, to France for decryption.

“The black box was sent to France for decryption,” said Mr Esmaily, spokesman for the judiciary, during a press conference.

Earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of France Emmanuel Macron agreed that they would involve France in deciphering the black boxes from the UIA plane.

Recall, on the night of January 8, a UIA passenger plane Boeing 737, carriing 176 people onboard, crashed in Tehran. Among the victims were 11 Ukrainians. Most of the passengers were from Iran and Canada.

The same night, Iran launched rocket attacks on US military bases in Iraq.

On the morning of January 11, Iranian authorities recognized that UIA plane was shot down by the Iranian military. President Hassan Rouhani expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and promised to punish the perpetrators, and also ordered to pay the compensation.

As The Journalist reported, Iranian Parliament back IRGC responsible for downing UIA flight.

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