Ukraine International Airlines has sued the Islamic Republic and its Revolutionary Guard for the downing of its Flight PS752, which was hit by anti-air missiles in 2020.

In the official complaint filed in January with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and recently obtained by Iran International, the airline requested $750 million in compensation for the passengers and crew and $250 million in damages. 

“The plaintiff claims damages for the loss of life and baggage of passengers and crew and derivative claims of surviving family members in the amount of $750 million and damages for and arising from the loss of its aircraft in the amount of $250 million,” the document read. 

In June, Canada announced that it has notified Iran of Ontario's Superior Court of Justice’s ruling that IRGC’s downing of the plane was intentional. In the case -- titled Zarei et al vs Islamic Republic of Iran et al – some family members filed a civil lawsuit against Iran and senior officials they believe were to blame for the incident.

The airliner was shot down by two air-defense missiles fired by the IRGC as it took off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport. Hours earlier, the IRGC had fired more than a dozen missiles at Iraqi bases hosting US troops in retaliation for the killing of the IRGC Qods Force Commander Ghasem Soleimani who was targeted by a US drone strike just five days earlier. All 176 passengers and crew, including 63 Canadians and 10 from Sweden, as well as 82 Iranian citizens on the plane died in the disaster.

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