Tehran Blames Downing of Ukrainian Jet on Human Error

Tehran Blames Downing of Ukrainian Jet on Human Error IRAN NEWS NATIONAL DESK TEHRAN – The General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, in a statement, admitted that its air defence system has “unintentionally” hit the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran early Wednesday, killing all the 176 people on board. According to the statement, the Ukrainian flight PS572 was approaching a site belonging to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), and had taken the shape of a hostile aircraft at that night, when a few hours had just passed since Iran’s missile attacks on a U.S