UPDATE 1: National Transportation Safety Board Statement on Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 Crash Investigation| site |

(January 9, 2020) - - Today (January 9, 2020), the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) published the following information:

The National Transportation Safety Board’s Response Operations Center received formal notification from the Aircraft Accident Investigation Board of the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran of the crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752. Under ICAO Annex 13, the NTSB has designated an accredited representative to the investigation of the crash, involving a Boeing 737-800.

The NTSB continues to monitor the situation surrounding the crash and evaluate its level of participation in the investigation. As with any investigation in which the NTSB is involved, the agency will not speculate about the cause of the crash. Iran’s AAIB is the lead investigative agency and questions regarding the progress of the investigation should be directed there.