The man said goodbye to his wife, whose ticket was in order, promising her that she would fly the next flight.
Ottawa resident Mohsen Ahmadipur, 43, was scheduled to fly on a fateful flight on Wednesday, January 8, with his wife, but stayed at the airport due to confusion with the ticket. His wife was on the plane and died in the crash, the Newspaper Ottawa Citizen reported.
It is noted that Mohsen Ahmadipur did not board the plane and survived, while his wife Ruja Azadian died in the crash.
They had to fly together after visiting their families in Iran. But upon arrival at the airport in Tehran, Ahmadipur found out that his ticket was “no longer valid”. He said goodbye to his wife, telling her he was going to take the next flight.
He found out about the plane crash in the terminal while he was sorting out about the new ticket.
Recall, flight PS752 UIA crashed near Tehran about three minutes after takeoff from Imam Khomeini airport. There were 167 passengers and 9 crew members on board.
Earlier, the pilot, who was removed from the deadly flight, spoke of the foreboding of colleagues who died in the plane crash.