Canada, Iran At Odds Over Who Should Analyse Downed Plane's Black Boxes
Thursday, January 23, 2020, 7:45 AM
Iran said it had asked US and French-authorities for equipment to download information from black-boxes on downed Ukrainian-airliner, potentially angering countries which want the recorders analysed abroad. PM Justin-Trudeau of Canada, which lost 57 of the 176-people killed in the crash, said Iran did not have the ability to read the data and he demanded the cockpit and flight-recorders should be sent to France.
New questions rise as Iran admits it shot down Ukraine jet unintentionally
Sunday, January 12, 2020, 1:25 PM
Iran's acknowledgement that it shot-down a Ukrainian airliner, killing 176-people, raises new-challenges for the Islamic Republic both externally amid tensions with the US and internally as it deals with growing discontent from its people. Iran said that after the targeted killing of General Qassem Soleimani that it would no-longer abide by any of its limits, while saying United Nations inspectors could continue their work.
Won't Give Americans Crashed Plane's Black Boxes, Says Iran
Thursday, January 9, 2020, 7:48 AM
Iran's aviation authority said it would not hand over to Americans the recovered black boxes of a Boeing 737 that crashed Wednesday, killing all 176 passengers and crew. "We will not give the black boxes to the manufacturer (Boeing) and the Americans," Iran Civil Aviation Organisation head Ali Abedzadeh said, quoted by Mehr news agency.