These are the nationalities of the 176 people killed in the Ukrainian International Airlines crash in Iran

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Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

People check the debris from a plane crash belonging to Ukraine International Airlines after take-off from Iran's Imam Khomeini airport, on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran January 8, 2020.

  • The nationalities of the 176 people killed in a crash involving a Ukraine International Airlines plane in Iran have been announced by Ukrainian authorities.
  • The Boeing 737-800 plane crashed shortly after take off from Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport early Wednesday morning local time.
  • Everyone on board the flight was killed.
  • There were 82 Iranian citizens and 63 Canadians on board, with 11 Ukrainians, and citizens from Sweden, Afghanistan, Germany, and the UK also killed, according to Ukraine's foreign minister.
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Ukraine's foreign minister Vadym Prystaiko announced that 82 Iranian citizens were among the 176 people killed in a crash involving a Ukraine International Airlines plane early Wednesday morning.

In a tweet sent around 8.10 a.m. GMT (3.10 a.m. ET), Prystaiko confirmed the nationalities of those on board the flight, which was heading from Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport to Ukraine's capital Kiev.

The crash took place at around 6.20 a.m. local time.

"We express our condolences. The Ukrainian authorities continue to investigate," Prystaiko said in the tweet.

Here's a full list of the casualties from the crash, according to Prystaiko's tweet:

  • 82 Iranian citizens.
  • 63 Canadian citizens.
  • 11 Ukrainian citizens (two passengers and nine crew).
  • 10 Swedish citizens.
  • Four Afghan citizens.
  • Three British citizens.
  • Three German citizens.

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