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Ukraine unsure about Iranian claim ‘human error’ led to downing of airliner

Ukraine said on Tuesday it was too early to conclude that a Kiev-bound passenger plane was shot down by Iran in January because of human error as Tehran has claimed.Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was hit by two missiles and crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran’s main airport on January 8 amid heightened US-Iran tensions.Iran admitted several days later that it accidentally shot down the plane, killing all 176 people on board.Read more:Iran: Forgetful operator caused chain reaction of errors leading to Ukraine jet crashIran seeks French help to analyze Ukraine flight black boxes, says reportDo not fly over …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya