Black Box of Ukrainian Airliner That Crashed in Iran Found

Debris is seen from a plane crash on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. A Ukrainian airplane carrying at least 170 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, killing all onboard, state TV reported. (AP Photos/Mohammad Nasiri)

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian rescue workers found a black box from the crashed Ukrainian airliner on Wednesday, Iran’s state broadcaster IRIB reported.

The Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 crashed earlier on Wednesday, killing all 176 people aboard shortly after taking off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport.

Reporting by Dubai newsroom; Editing by Andrew Heavens

Source: Reuters