: :inin Kyiv (EET)

138 passengers on Ukrainian flight that crashed in Iran were headed for Canada

Most of the passengers on a doomed Ukrainian flight from Tehran to Kyiv that crashed on the outskirts of the Iranian capital shortly after takeoff early Wednesday morning, killing all 176 people on board, were heading to Canada, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Millions of Canadians were shocked and saddened by the news of the fatal air crash, Trudeau told reporters at a press conference in Ottawa.
“At least 63 Canadians were on board and a total of 138 passengers on that flight were connecting to Canada,” Trudeau said, “all people who won’t be coming home to their parents, their friends, their …read more

Source:: Radio Canada International


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