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Iran admits to unintentionally shooting down Ukrainian plane

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 11, 2020, 4:26 AM UTC / Updated Jan. 11, 2020, 5:16 AM UTCBy Phil Helsel and Ali ArouziIran admitted it unintentionally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane hours after the country had launched ballistic missiles at Iraqi bases hosting U.S. troops. Officials blamed "human error" for taking down the jet and killing all 176 people aboard."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 ...