The video, obtained by New York Times, shows the moment when the Ukrainian plane was shot down by a missile shortly after taking off from Tehran International Airport.
In the images it is possible to see a clash, followed by a flash. Seconds later, there is a loud noise that was caused by the crash of the plane.
The newspaper says it has “obtained and verified” the authenticity of the video, recorded from Parand, Tehran province. O New York Times He added that it was when flying over this area that the plane stopped transmitting any signal before crashing.
In the past few hours, the Canadian Prime Minister has revealed that the country’s secret services indicate that an Iranian missile has caused the crash of the Ukraine International Airlines plane.
“We have information from multiple sources, including our allies and our own information. Evidence indicates the plane was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile.“Justin Trudeau said at a press conference.
The Canadian Prime Minister added that the action “may have been intentional”. “This new information reinforces the need for in-depth research on this matter,” said Trudeau.
In response to these statements, Tehran has already asked Canada to share information about the disaster with the Ukrainian plane.
“We ask the Canadian Prime Minister and other governments to have information about the accident to share with the investigative committee in Iran,” said Abbas Mousavi, a spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry.
The Ukranian International Airlines plane crashed last Wednesday in Tehran just minutes after taking off, causing the deaths of all occupants.
In total, 176 people were killed, including passengers and crew aboard, mostly of Iranian and Canadian nationality.
On board were nationals from Ukraine, Sweden, Afghanistan, Germany and the United Kingdom.
The crash happened hours after the launch of Iranian missiles.
against two bases of the state-led international coalition
States in Ain Assad and Erbil, Iraq.
The attack was presented by Iran as “retaliating” for the death of General Qassem Soleimani last Friday following an air raid on Baghdad’s international airport, ordered by Donald Trump.