WORLD Iran investigators: Crashed jetliner never called for help

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Iran investigators: Crashed jetliner never called for help

AP

14:15, January 09, 2020

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Bodies of the victims of a Ukrainian plane crash are collected by rescue team at the scene of the crash in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (Photo: AP)

Iran investigators say crew of Ukrainian jetliner that crashed never made a radio call for help and were trying to turn back to the airport when the plane went down.

Iran’s civil aviation authority made the comments in a preliminary crash report issued Thursday.

The crash of the Ukrainian jetliner Wednesday killed 176 people.

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