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Iran is asking for help to analyze the downed Ukraine Flight 752, but its refusal to hand over the black box means the full truth may never emerge

Ukrainian Flight 752 was downed just after takeoff from Tehran on January 8, killing all 176 people on board.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers Friday prayers sermon, in Tehran, Iran January 17, 2020.

Iran’s supreme leader called Trump a ‘clown’ as he delivered Friday prayers for the first time in 8 years amid growing unrest over t...

Khamenei was notably quiet on the Ukrainian Flight 752 crash, however, only briefly mentioning it as a "bitter accident."
Wreckage from Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, which was shot down by Iran on January 8, 2020.

An Iranian general said officials lied about shooting down a Ukrainian passenger jet to defend national security

Amir Ali Hajizadeh said that Iran's public lies about shooting down Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 were justifiable.
Search and rescue works are conducted in Iran after a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 crashed after takeoff on Wednesday.

Everything we know so far about the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 crash in Iran

New video verified by The New York Times showed that two missiles struck the plane, setting it on fire before it crashed and killed everyone aboard.
Screenshots from the video.

The person who posted the video showing the Ukrainian plane being taken down by an Iranian missile has been arrested

Iran initially denied wrongdoing in the plane crash last Wednesday, before ultimately accepting responsibility on Saturday.
Debris of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 near the airport in Tehran on Wednesday.

New video shows that 2 missiles struck the Ukrainian plane that crashed in Iran

The video shows that the plane continued to fly for a brief period after it was struck by the two missiles, which were fired about 20 seconds apart.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau blames escalation between Trump and Iran for the deaths of 63 Canadians in the crash of Flight 752

The prime minister argued that 63 Canadians would be "home with their families" if tensions between the US and Iran hadn't recently escalated.
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Michael McCain speaks during the annual general meeting of shareholders in Toronto April 28, 2011.

A Canadian CEO called Trump a ‘narcissist in Washington’ and blamed him for heightened US-Iran tensions that led to the Ukraine Airlines p...

Maple Leaf Foods CEO Michael McCain McCain was critical of the US drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, which escalated tensions.
An Iranian man holds-up a placard at a demonstration in Tehran on January 11 2020 for the victims of the Flight 752 crash.

Iranian protesters angry over the downing of Ukrainian Flight 752 claim they were met with bullets and tear gas, as police deny shooting demonstrators...

Protesters took aim at Iran's leadership over the weekend after Iran admitted to shooting down a commercial plane, killing 176, after days of denial.
General view of the debris of the Ukraine International Airlines, flight PS752, Boeing 737-800 plane that crashed after take-off from Iran's Imam Khomeini airport, on the outskirts of Tehran

Iran’s military says it thought the Ukrainian passenger plane it shot down was an enemy missile

The passenger plane bound for Kyiv, Ukraine, was taken down by an Iranian missile shortly after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday.