Two unnamed US officials told AP that the Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 Flight PS752 was “highly likely” downed by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile. The sources cited US intelligence from the region as the basis for their assumption, without delving into details.

Reuters separately reported that US officials believe the Ukrainian passenger plane was brought down “accidentally”. One anonymous official told the news agency that American satellites had detected the launch of two missiles just prior to the plane’s crash.

Rescue teams are seen on January 8, 2020 at the scene of a Ukrainian airliner that crashed shortly after take-off near Imam Khomeini airport in the Iranian capital Tehran
US President Donald Trump also commented on the tragic incident when he spoke to reporters, noting that he has his own “suspicions” that somebody “could have made a mistake” since the plane was flying in “a pretty rough neighbourhood”.

He also expressed scepticism about the theory that the plane experienced a mechanical failure, but didn’t elaborate any further, only saying that “something very terrible happened” on the day of the crash.

Canada’s CBC broadcaster reported later that the US had shared intelligence on the Ukrainian Boeing crash in Iran allegedly indicating that the plane was shot down. The broadcaster said that Ottawa regards the intelligence that it received as “credible”.

Hot on the heels of the reports from the US, the office of the Ukrainian president has called on the country’s foreign partners to provide any evidence they possess relating to the fatal plane crash in order to determine the “truth”.

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“Illogical Rumours”

Reports that Flight PS752 was downed by an air defence missile have been vehemently denied by head of Iran’s civil aviation, Ali Abedzadeh, who called them “illogical rumours”.

“This story of a missile striking a plane cannot be correct at all. Such rumours make no sense”, Abedzadeh said.
Abedzadeh stated that at the time of the crash, several Iranian and foreign civil jets were in the air at the same altitude as Flight PS752 and hence the claim that it was downed by a missile holds no water.

The Iranian aviation official further commented on the process of the investigation, saying that specialists from Iran and Ukraine are “downloading information” from the plane’s black boxes. He noted though that the analysis of the data is a more sophisticated matter and will be done outside Iran, possibly in France according to AFP.

 

Source: Sputnik

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Remember saddam then the manager in iraq for the gangsters in washington gassing a kurdish town and the gangsters inmediately blaming teheran welcome to washington welcome to gangster paradise

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The Halhabja gassing was done using blood-agents (cyanides), as it was PROVEN by UN forensics and survivors who noticed the characteristic bitter almond smell of cyanide gasses!
Saddam only had nerve agents (Sarin, Tabun). Thus, Saddam didn’t performed the massacre. Guess who is using blood-agents chemical weapons? Bingo, it’s Iran!

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Unfortunately, there are even videos and pictures shot by locals posted on Social media pointing that an OSA missile shot down flight 752, remains of the missile have been found, the launcher has been geo-located, etc etc etc!
Everything corroborates US radar records and sat IR-imaging…
Caught red handed, baby!

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Well shooting down passenger planes, bombing funerals, bombing hospitals, bombing weddings, bombing schools, bonding residential areas thats the business of the gangsters in washington

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Meanwhile, the gangsters in Tehran recently shot 1500 protesters, just shot down an airliner too and mass slaughtered 33,000 political prisoners, half of them being children under 18y old. They have the highest rate of capital punishment on Earth with an average 1000 executions a year for only a 83M population, in most of the cases, for non-blood “crimes”, and I’m not counting the extrajudiciary executions and deaths under the Basij-Gestapo’s tortures e.g. the deaths at Basij’s hands of several environmentalists who drew international attention about the regime’s incompetence at managing the water-crisis by using public prayers rallies and accusing… Read more »

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And at least, Washington ain’t shitlamist!
Marg bar Jomhuri Eslami!

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Nóg Iran nóg hul groepe het enige kerke gesloop. Maar jou Saoedi-vriende het. Washington lyk net andersom. Selfs in kosovo.

Marg bar Shah!