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  • UIA 737-2

    Ukrainian 737 recorders indicate crew survived initial missile strike


    Flight recorders from the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 shot down over Tehran captured 19s of information after the first missile strike, and revealed discussions in the cockpit on the state of the stricken aircraft. Both the cockpit-voice and flight-data recorder were cut off after 19s and did not ...

  • CVR BEA PS752

    Iran transfers recorders of shot-down 737 to French investigators


    Iranian investigators have arrived at the facility of French accident analysis bureau BEA with the flight recorders from the Boeing 737-800 shot down over Tehran in January. The arrival of the Iranian team at BEA’s facility in Paris marks an important advancement in the investigation, after six months of ...

  • UIA 737 cockpit PS752

    UIA 737 shot down as command chain broke after defence system blunder


    Two missiles were fired at a Boeing 737-800 over Tehran after a misaligned defence system, and a breakdown of communications and procedures, led the aircraft to be misidentified as a hostile intruder. Evidence from Iranian investigators indicates that only the first missile hit the Ukraine International Airlines aircraft, although ...

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    Crashed UIA 737 recorders to be examined by French investigators in July


    French investigation authority BEA is to carry out the download and read-out of information from flight recorders retrieved from the Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 shot down over Tehran. The work is set to commence on 20 July, following a request from Iranian investigators, states BEA. It will cover repair ...

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    Shot-down UIA 737 recorders to be sent to France: Iranian ministry


    Iranian authorities appear set to send the flight recorders of the Boeing 737-800 shot down over Tehran to France for download of their data. The issue of reading the data following the event involving the Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752, operating from Tehran to Kiev on 8 January, has ...

  • UIA 767 landing

    UIA expects to restore long-haul hub services next year


    Ukraine International Airlines is to put 14 aircraft into operation once it starts restoring services, as it expects government restrictions to lift on 15 June. But chief executive Yevhenii Dykhne says it has “stopped employing” around 900 personnel following a “substantial decline” in the airline’s operations. “We aim ...

  • 737 damage-1

    Two anti-aircraft missiles fired from north towards UIA 737: inquiry


    Iranian investigators have disclosed that two missiles from a Tor-M1 anti-aircraft system were fired before the loss of a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 shortly after departure from Tehran. The Civil Aviation Organisation states that secondary radar contact with flight PS752 was initially lost at 06:15, about 3min after ...

  • UIA 737-2

    UIA 737 flight recorders to be transferred to Ukraine


    Ukrainian investigators will conduct the technical work on the cockpit-voice and flight-data recorders retrieved from the Boeing 737-800 which crashed in Tehran. This work will be shadowed by specialists from the French investigation authority BEA, following discussions between Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. ...

  • President Volodymyr Zelensky

    Missile attack on 737 yet to be proven: Ukrainian president


    Ukraine’s president has adopted a cautious approach over the Boeing 737-800 crash in Iran, as evidence mounts that the aircraft was brought down by a missile strike. President Volodymyr Zelensky stresses that the theory of a surface-to-air missile attack has not been confirmed but adds that it has not ...

  • UIA 737

    Tehran 737 crash probe proceeds amid disquiet over circumstances


    Iranian investigators have established a working group to examine the possibility of unlawful action against the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 which crashed outside Tehran on 8 January. The Civil Aviation Organisation says it has set up several groups to look into various aspects of the crash, in line ...

  • UIA generic 737-800

    Air safety experts warn lack of cooperation will cloud Ukraine 737 crash investigation


    Less than 24h after the crash outside Tehran of a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800, air safety experts are expressing concern that geopolitical tensions and other factors could hinder a transparent, impartial accident investigation.

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    No transmissions from UIA 737 crew before crash: investigators


    Flight recorders from the crashed Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 in Tehran have been retrieved, with their memory units, although both have signs of physical damage. But there are no firm indications as to the circumstances of the 8 January event, including whether it might have been the result ...

  • UIA 737-800

    UIA 737 'on fire' before crash: Ukrainian investigators


    Ukrainian investigators have indicated that a Boeing 737-800 which crashed shortly after departing Tehran had suffered an in-flight fire. The Ukrainian investigation authority NBAAI says the preliminary information has been obtained from “media sources”. It has not identified these sources, although an undated segment of video footage – ...

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    Crashed UIA 737 came down minutes after Tehran take-off


    Iranian investigators have formally identified a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 which crashed shortly after take-off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport. The Civil Aviation Organisation says the twinjet was registered UR-PSR and had been bound for Kiev. It states that the aircraft took off at 06:12, operating as ...

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    Ukraine International 737 crashes in Iran


    A Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 has reportedly crashed after taking off from Tehran. The aircraft, operating flight PS752 bound for Kiev, was carrying 180 passengers and crew, according to local media reports. While details surrounding the crash are unclear, some reports have pointed to “technical problems” as ...

  • BA A320neo

    BA to scrap services to St Petersburg and Kiev


    ​British Airways is axing its routes to St Petersburg and Kiev this winter.

  • News

    UIA 737's unauthorised turn preceded airprox at Paris


    ​French investigators are probing an airprox incident at Paris Charles de Gaulle which appears to have followed an unauthorised manoeuvre by a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800.

  • News

    ERJ excursion crew unprepared for contaminated runway


    ​Ukrainian investigators have determined that an Embraer ERJ-145 crew had been ill-prepared to land on a contaminated Zaporizhia runway in crosswinds before the jet veered off.

  • Seats from Georgia

    ANALYSIS: Rising traffic feeds Georgia's hub ambitions


    Georgia was once an important point on the historic Silk Road trade route linking China with Europe. Now the country has ambitions to develop itself once more as a transit hub – this time on the back of a burgeoning aviation market.

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    Ukraine International to create new maintenance unit


    Ukraine International Airlines is looking to establish a maintenance division at its base in Kiev.