Statement on the recent plane crash in Iran

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The University of Ottawa is aware of reports that three of its students are listed on the passenger manifest of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 that crashed in Tehran, Iran.

The University of Ottawa is deeply saddened by this tragic crash and is working to confirm their identities.

The entire campus is affected by this tragedy; we offer our sympathy and condolences to the families and friends of the victims.

If you are grieving or need any support, there are people who can help you. Please contact any of the following resources:


Good2talk (bilingual confidential 24/7 hotline): 1-866-925-5454
Mental Health and Wellness support


Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP, 24/7): 1-844-880-9142

In case of an emergency

Protection Services (24/7): 613-562-5411 (or ext. 5411 on campus)
Emergency services: 911


For media inquiries:
Isabelle Mailloux-Pulkinghorn

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