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B-737 plane crash. Iran: "it was a technical problem"
An engine would have caught fire
According to the first results of the investigation launched by the Iranian Air Force on the Ukraine Airlines B-737 plane crashed on January 8 in Tehran (see AVIONEWS), the aircraft before falling was reversing the course due to a technical problem. The disaster caused the death of 176 people and yesterday Iran had declared its intention not to deliver the black boxes to the aircraft manufacturer Boeing...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency