Iran Just Admitted To Shooting Down Ukrainian Passenger Jet

first published on January 11, 2020 by

Iran just admitted to “unintentionally” shooting down Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) flight PS752 over Tehran, killing 176 people.


Until the admission, Iran claimed engine failure was the cause of the crash, although significant evidence, including videos of the missile strike and fragments of the missile were found at the crash site. Iran even tried hindering the investigation further by bulldozing the crash site to destroy and hide evidence.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif somehow attempted to blame the US for the murderous incompetence of the Iranian military.

Iranian President Rouhani at least had the class to accept responsibility for his country’s negligence in his own Tweet. However, the fact that they repeatedly lied about it shows they’re more sorry about getting caught than actually shooting the plane down.