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Iran blames ‘misaligned radar’ for shooting down of Ukrainian jet that killed 176

Iran said that the misalignment of an air defence unit’s radar system was the key “human error” that led to the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in January.“A failure occurred due to a human error in following the procedure” for aligning the radar, causing a ‘107-degree error’ in the system, the Iranian Civil Aviation Organisation (CAO) said in a report late Saturday.Iran ‘knew from start’ that missile downed plane, says UkraineThis error “initiated a hazard chain” that saw… …read more

Source:: South China Morning Post