Ukrainian plane flies to Iran to take bodies of aircrash victims to Kharkov

A Ukrainian cargo plane has left for Iran on Thursday. As the press service of the Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry said, the cargo plane will take the bodies of the Russians and Ukrainians killed in the crash to Kharkov.

As of 7 a.m., Thursday morning, the Emergencies Ministry provided information that 21 victims had been identified. The names of the other 24 victims are still being found out.

On Monday night an AN-140 belonging to the Ukrainian Aeromost-Kharkov airlines crashed into a mountainside in Iran 15 km from Isfahan airport killing 45 passengers among whom were 39 Ukrainians and six Russians.

The victims included high-ranking officials of companies producing equipment and units for AN-140.

The Ukrainian and Russian specialists headed for the town of Ardistan in Isfahan to take part in the presentation ceremony of a second Iran-140, assembled in Iran.

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