Iran still hasn’t given UIA “black boxes”
The flight recorders of the UIA plane shot down by Iran earlier this year have not yet been handed over to Ukraine for decryption.
It was at a press conference in Ottawa, Canada’s Minister of Transport, Mark Garno, reports the correspondent for Ukrinform.
The “boxes” are still in Iran and we continue to apply pressure. Iran has promised to deliver the “boxes” to Ukraine, but this has not been the case, “said Beautifully.
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According to him, Iran explains the delay with the transfer of recorders by the COVID-19 pandemic. “They said the” boxes “would be delivered within two weeks, but this coincided with a serious COVID-19 epidemic in Iran and explained that they had not had an opportunity to resolve this problem at that time, “said the minister.
He noted that Canada is making efforts to ensure that the “black boxes” are finally properly deciphered.
“We continue to persuade Iran to transfer these” boxes “in accordance with its obligations under Annex 13 to the Chicago Convention, and we will continue to do so in the future,” concluded Good.
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As reported, on January 8, 2020, after departure from Tehran airport. Imam Khomeini was shot two Ukraine International Airlines aircraft missiles. On board were 176 people, all dead. Among them, 11 Ukrainians – two passengers and nine crew members. The passengers on the airliner were citizens of Iran, Canada, Sweden, Afghanistan and the United Kingdom.
In March, the official representative of Iran to the International Civil Aviation Organization agreed to transfer the flight recorders for analysis.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru