Five University Of Windsor Students Killed In Iran Plane Crash

Wednesday January 8th, 2020

Posted at 3:45pm


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The University of Windsor has confirmed that at least five individuals who appear on Ukrainian International Airlines’ Flight PS752 passenger list are members of the University of Windsor student and research community.

“The entire University of Windsor is heartbroken by this news and we extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of everyone impacted by this terrible tragedy,” said President Robert Gordon

In total, 176 passengers aboard Ukrainian Airlines Flight PS752, headed towards Kyiv, Ukraine, were killed when it crashed near Tehran, Iran .

“We are deeply saddened from this tragedy and stand in solidarity with the families and loved ones of those onboard,” said UWSA President Jeremiah Bowers.

The University will provide additional information as it becomes available, and further details on a memorial service will be shared with the campus community in the days to come.

Resources available on campus include:

  • Student Counselling Services, located on the second floor of the CAW Student Centre, room 293.
  • Student Health Services, located on the second floor of the CAW Student Centre, room 242.
  • My Student Support Program, a 24/7 telecounselling and text service that offers counselling services in more than 140 languages. It can be reached by phone at 1-844-451-9700, or by downloading the app through the App Store or Google Play.
  • If you are a member of a group of students and want to participate in an organized debrief as a group, contact the Office of Student Experience ([email protected]) to arrange a session.
  • For any staff and faculty requiring support please contact Tom Puskas in Human Resources at 253-3000 extension 2048.


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