IRGC Aerospace Force chief: ‘I wished death’ when I heard the news

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the chief of the IRGC Aerospace Force, said on Saturday that after he became “confident” that the Ukrainian passenger plane had been shot down erroneously by the Iranian air defense system “I wished death”. The passenger plane, with 179 people aboard, was mistakenly downed on Wednesday morning. It happened a few hours after Iran fired dozens of missiles at the U.S.