Iran is sending to Ukraine the black containers of the Ukrainian passenger aircraft that its army by chance shot down this month, Tasnim information company reported on Saturday.
The Iranian authorities are additionally ready for specialists from France, Canada and the USA to look at the info from the containers, the semi-official information company mentioned.
All 176 folks aboard the aircraft had been killed when Ukraine Worldwide Airways Flight PS752 was shot down on Jan. eight shortly after takeoff from Tehran en path to the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
“With using the experience of the international locations of France, Canada and America we are going to attempt to learn the [flight data recorder] in Kyiv,” Hassan Rezaifar, a director answerable for accident investigations at Iran’s Civil Aviation Group, was quoted as saying by Tasnim.
“If this effort is unsuccessful then the black field shall be despatched to France.”
The black containers won’t be learn in Iran, Rezaifar mentioned, in line with Tasnim.
Fifty-seven of the useless had been Canadian. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has been urgent for a full investigation into the aircraft downing, mentioned on Friday that Iran ought to ship the black containers to France for evaluation.
France was one of many few international locations with the power to learn the flight and cockpit knowledge recorders from the jet, which had been badly broken, Trudeau informed a information convention in Ottawa.
Iran has confronted a deepening disaster overseas and at residence over the aircraft catastrophe, with authorities taking a number of days to announce that its army had by chance shot the aircraft down.
The downing occurred as Iran was on excessive alert for doable retaliatory motion following its strikes on Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops.
These strikes had been in revenge for the U.S. killing of prime army commander Qassem Soleimani in a drone assault in Baghdad on Jan. 3.