Air transportation safety investigation A20F0002

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Missile strike

Boeing 737-800
Ukraine International Airlines
near Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport
Tehran, Iran

The occurrence

On , a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft crashed near Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran, Iran. There were 176 passengers and crew on board. All were fatally injured and the aircraft was destroyed. Of the passengers who died in this tragedy, 57 were Canadian.

Pursuant to Annex 13 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation, which is governed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) , the Aircraft Accident Investigation Board of the Civil Aviation Organization of the Islamic Republic of Iran is leading the investigation into the accident. In keeping with Annex 13, by virtue of fatalities to Canadian citizens, the TSB has appointed an expert who will receive and review factual information released by the State of Occurrence, and monitor the progress of the investigation. The TSB has been in direct contact with the AAIB since learning of the accident.


Media materials

News releases

2020-01-13

TSB’s role in the investigation of Ukrainian Airlines flight 752
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2020-01-12

Update on TSB activities in the Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752 investigation
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Media advisories

2020-01-12

Updated: TSB to hold a news conference on its role in the investigation of Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752
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2020-01-11

TSB to hold a news conference on its role in the investigation of Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752
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Backgrounders

Speeches and presentations

2020-01-13

A20F0002: News conference opening remarks
Kathy Fox, TSB Chair
Natacha Van Themsche, Director of Investigations (Air)

Statements

2020-01-23

Status and next steps in the PS752 safety investigation
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2020-01-19

TSB update on the Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752 investigation
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2020-01-10

TSB update on attendance at site of the 8 January 2020 accident involving Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752 in Tehran, Iran
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2020-01-09

TSB update on the 8 January 2020 accident involving Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752 in Tehran, Iran
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2020-01-08

TSB statement on the 8 January 2020 accident involving Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752 in Tehran, Iran
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Video and audio materials

News conference video

2020-01-13

A20F0002: 13 January 2020 news conference
View the news conference on YouTube


Investigation information

Map showing the location of the occurrence


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

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