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      Iran plane crash admission sparks unrest in Tehran
      Jan11

      Iran plane crash admission sparks unrest in Tehran

      Protesters speak out against supreme leader in response to deaths of Iranians in disasterA rare apology and admission of guilt from Iran has done little to quell international anger and sparked protests on the streets of Tehran, as new questions swirl over the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed 176 people.Iran’s military...

      Iran’s admission it shot down airliner is ‘important first step’, says Boris Johnson – live news
      Jan11

      Iran’s admission it shot down airliner is ‘important first step’, says Boris Johnson – live news

      Tehran says its military unintentionally shot down Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, killing all 176 people onboardFull report: Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian airliner ‘unintentionally’ 2.09pm GMTReuters has some domestic Iranian reaction to Iranian government’s admitting its forces shot down the Ukrainian airliner just...

      Iran plane crash admission triggers international calls for full investigation
      Jan11

      Iran plane crash admission triggers international calls for full investigation

      Ukrainian president also calls for full admission of guilt, justice and compensationLive updatesIran’s admission that it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane has been met with international demands for a full investigation into the disaster, in which 176 people died during a period of soaring tensions between Tehran and...

      What we know about the Iran plane crash that killed 176 people – video report
      Jan11

      What we know about the Iran plane crash that killed 176 people – video report

      Iran has admitted that its military unintentionally shot down the passenger jet that crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday. Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 went down minutes into its flight, killing all 176 people onboard.Iran crisis: Tehran admits firing missile at airliner in ‘disastrous mistake’ – live...

      Iran admits unintentionally shooting down Ukrainian airliner
      Jan11

      Iran admits unintentionally shooting down Ukrainian airliner

      Human error blamed after initial denials were contradicted by western allies’ intelligenceLive updatesIran has admitted its military made an “unforgivable mistake” in unintentionally shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner and killing all 176 people onboard, after days of rejecting western intelligence reports that pointed to Tehran being...

      Brinkmanship, nerves and 176 civilian deaths: the Iran air disaster
      Jan10

      Brinkmanship, nerves and 176 civilian deaths: the Iran air disaster

      There are suspicions in the west, denials in Tehran, grim echoes for Ukraine, and grief spread far and wideIt was still dark when Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 took off on Wednesday from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport. Onboard were 176 people. Most were returning home after holidays spent with families and friends in Iran. They...

      Iran plane crash: Ukraine president says missile may have downed jet – live updates
      Jan10

      Iran plane crash: Ukraine president says missile may have downed jet – live updates

      Volodymyr Zelenskiy to discuss investigation with US secretary of state Mike Pompeo Plane shot down by accident, western officials believeA visual guide to the Iran plane crash 8.13am GMTIranian officials have rejected the western intelligence assessments.“Scientifically, it is impossible that a missile hit the Ukrainian plane, and such rumours...

      Ukrainian jet believed to have been downed accidentally by Iranian missile – video report
      Jan10

      Ukrainian jet believed to have been downed accidentally by Iranian missile – video report

      The Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday appeared to have been accidentally shot down by Iranian surface-to-air missiles, said Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, citing intelligence sources.Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 went down in Iran minutes into its flight on Wednesday morning,...

      A visual guide to the Iran plane crash
      Jan10

      A visual guide to the Iran plane crash

      Flight came down shortly after take off from airport in Tehran on 8 JanuaryUkraine International Airlines flight 752 took off at 6.12am on Wednesday, after nearly an hour’s delay at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport. It gained altitude heading west, reaching nearly 8,000ft, according to flight-tracking data. Continue...

      Catastrophic failure of Ukraine jet in Iran suggests missile strike
      Jan10

      Catastrophic failure of Ukraine jet in Iran suggests missile strike

      Experts say debris fragments and sudden loss of fail-safe systems point to missileTo civil aviation professionals, including pilots, engineers and former crash investigators, there was something immediately puzzling about the crash of the Ukraine International Airlines passenger jet that fell burning out of the sky minutes after takeoff from...