Ukrainian Plane Crash – level 1

15-01-2020 15:00

A Ukrainian plane with 167 people on board crashes in Tehran. It happens on Wednesday morning.

The plane departs from the Tehran airport. It starts to have problems very quickly. The first report says that the plane tries to get back to the airport. It falls down. All of the people die.

Experts from Iran and Ukraine meet in Tehran to investigate the crash. They say that there is fire on the plane before the crash. They must find out why the plane crashes. There are many possibilities. They can be engine problems, an accident with another object or an attack.

They find the black boxes. However, it can be difficult to get information from them.

Difficult words: crash (to fall down and break), investigate (to find out information about an accident), black box (a small machine that records information about a plane).

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