Iran military admits to 'unintentionally' downing Ukrainian plane says news
A Ukrainian aircraft which crashed earlier this week in Iran had flown close to a sensitive military site belonging to the elite Revolutionary Guards and was shot down unintentionally due to human error, the Iranian military said in a statement read on state TV on Saturday.
Rogues still talking nonsense.......... flying close to sensitive area?? Idiots commercial flights always fly on the airspace given to them in the country they are flying., Don't blame Pilot.....
President Hassan Rouhani also confirmed the development and said that Iran "deeply regrets the disastrous mistake".
In a series of tweets posted on Saturday, Rouhani promised that investigation would continue to "identify and prosecute this great tragedy and unforgivable mistake".
"The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake," he wrote on Twitter. "My thoughts and prayers go to all the mourning families. I offer my sincerest condolences."
[HassanRouhani @ HassanRouhani
Armed Forces’ internal investigation has concluded that regrettably missiles fired due to human error caused the horrific crash of the Ukrainian plane & death of 176 innocent people.
Investigations continue to identify & prosecute this great tragedy & unforgivable mistake. #PS752 [/quote]
Absolute horror and absolute stupidity..
1) Why that airspace not closed if it is sensitive area? any fool will tell that airspace should be closed before missile launch. that is what happens when buffoons end up buying technology that they don't understand and put baboons as in-charge such weapons... Idiots want to have atomic weapons...