OTTAWA – The full impact of the deaths of the 176 people, which includes 63 Canadians who died in a fatal plane crash just outside of Tehran is echoing across Canada.
The impact is being felt across Canada. as people share their stories about their loved ones who were lost.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about the incident in Ottawa following the fatal plane crash outside of Tehran, Iran, that claimed the lives of 176 people, including 63 Canadians
Some photos of those who gathered in Edmonton tonight at a vigil to pray and pay their respects for many lives taken from us far too soon. #IranPlaneCrash pic.twitter.com/m3M9CgcX7f
— Jason Kenney (@jkenney) January 9, 2020
The CN tower went black to pay tribute to the victims of #IranPlaneCrash Vigils were held across the country. I have yet to see the Iranian government hold a public demo of tribute for these victims. Innocent civilians deserve to be mourned just as much as government officials. pic.twitter.com/42kwB96uyU
— thiccwallet (@thiccwallet) January 9, 2020
The images of some of the #edmontonians lost in #IranPlaneCrash #yegvigil pic.twitter.com/0penl8nBZu
— Pippa Reed (@pippa_reed) January 9, 2020
The Investigation into the Cause is Underway
There are investigation teams arriving in Tehran, Iran to find out the cause. There are some speculating this crash has more sinister roots, but the experts have not made any such determination at this stage of the investigation.
I see bomb evidence on the #IranPlaneCrash pic.twitter.com/HBkjUTvetA
— Wayne Lambright ⚡️ (@WayneLambright) January 8, 2020
They were among the more than 170 people from seven countries on board the flight from Tehran to Kyiv,
Among the victims were 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, 11 Ukrainians – including all of the crew, 10 Swedes, four Afghans and three Germans, #PlaneCrash#IranPlaneCrash pic.twitter.com/yvsAPpuUgr
— Pandu Sp (@pandusp2013) January 8, 2020