At least 63 Canadians dead in Iran plane crash Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed his government will get answers after a Ukrainian passenger jet crashed, killing at least 63 Canadians, just minutes after taking off from Iran's capital.
Sixty-three Canadians were killed when a Boeing 737-800 jet crashed early Wednesday in Iran.
Trudeau said his government is pushing to be part of the Iranian-led investigation of the plane crash near Tehran that killed everyone on board.
Getting answers from Iran might prove difficult as Canada closed its embassy in Iran in 2012 and suspended diplomatic relations.
Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne confirmed at least 63 Canadians died and as more information becomes available, including details on dual citizens, the number of deceased Canadians could change.
Canada is urging Canadians to avoid non-essential travel to Iran due to the volatile security situation, but the travel advisory makes no mention of the plane crash. »