Iran confirms Flight PS752 of Ukraine International Airlines was shot down by Human Error

Monitoring Desk: Foreign Minister of Iran Javad Zarif in his tweet has admitted that Flight PS752 of Ukraine International Airlines was shot down by a land to sky missile, calling it Human Error.

Iran confirms Flight PS752 of Ukraine International Airlines shot down by Human Error
Iran confirms Flight PS752 of Ukraine International Airlines shot down by Human Error

He says:

Sad day. Preliminary conclusions of internal investigation by Armed Forces:

Human error at time of crisis caused by US adventurism led to disaster

Our profound regrets, apologies and condolences to our people, to the families of all victims, and to other affected nations.

 

President of Iran in his message says:

Armed Forces’ internal investigation has concluded that regrettably missiles fired due to human error caused the horrific crash of the Ukrainian plane & death of 176 innocent people.
Investigations continue to identify & prosecute this great tragedy & unforgivable mistake.

 


It may be mentioned that Flight #PS752 of Ukraine International Airlines carrying 176 people crashed in Iran on Wednesday January 8, 2020 with no survivors.

Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 to Kyiv went down after taking off from Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran at 06:12 local time (02:42 GMT). The majority of passengers were from Iran and Canada.

Victims including 82 Iranians and 63 Canadians while crew members were Ukrainians. The Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) flight PS752 – the Boeing 737-800NG – was enroute to Kyiv from Tehran when it crashed near Parand, a Suburb southwest of the Iranian Capital.