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Experts say "panic" and "poor training" could have resulted in Iranian personnel accidentally shooting down Ukrainian Flight 752

The New York Times US officials have said that an Iranian missile likely downed a Ukrainian passenger jet just after take-off from Tehran's main international airport on Wednesd.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2020

An Iranian general said officials lied about shooting down a Ukrainian passenger jet to defend national security

Iran Press/Handout via REUTERS Amir Ali Hajizadeh, a general in Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, sought to justify lying about whether Iran shot down Ukraine International Airlines flight 752. In a TV address Wednesday, he said had Iran im.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 15th, 2020

Iranian protesters angry over the downing of Ukrainian Flight 752 claim they were met with bullets and tear gas, as police deny shooting demonstrators

Morteza Nikoubazl/NurPhoto vi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2020

An Iranian commander said "I wish I could die" after Tehran accepted responsibility for shooting down Ukrainian Airlines flight 752

Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) The Iranian Revolutionary Guard accepts full responsibility for downing Ukrainian Airlines flight 752. Iran on Saturday admitted that it shot down Ukrainian Airlines flight 752, which crashed .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2020

Iran"s president tweeted about an Iranian plane the US shot down in 1988 2 days before a Ukrainian plane was downed in Tehran

AP Iran's president tweeted about a time the US accidentally shot down an Iranian passenger jet two days before Iran may have inadvertently shot down a Ukrainian flight. Multiple .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2020

Ukraine"s president wants a "full admission of guilt" and compensation from Iran after it shot down a commercial plane

NurPhoto/ Getty Iran admitted to accidentally shooting down a Ukrainian commercial airliner that killed all 176 passengers on board. Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy released a statement, saying he wants a full admissi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2020

In Stunning Reversal, Iran Admits Accidentally Shooting Down Ukrainian Passenger Jet

In Stunning Reversal, Iran Admits Accidentally Shooting Down Ukrainian Passenger Jet.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 11th, 2020

Iran"s foreign minister said "US adventurism" is to blame for the Iranian military shooting down a passenger jet

Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Iran admitted early Saturday that it shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet that had just left Tehran. However, its foreign minister immediately said that the US also bore responsibility. In a twe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2020

How the crash of Ukrainian Flight 752 unfolded, from the plunge that killed 176 people, to allegations it was shot down by an Iranian missile

Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Ukraine Internation.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2020

The fast, deadly missile system thought to have shot down Ukrainian Flight 752 is one of the best Iran has

Wikimedia Commons Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashed in Iran on Wednesday after being hit by what the US and other governments say was an Iranian air-defense missile. The missile system .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2020

Inside the US Navy"s mistaken shooting of Iran Air Flight 655 in 1988, which killed 290 people

AP In 1988, the US Navy accidentally killed 290 civilians when it shot Iran Air Flight 655 out of the sky. In America,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2020

The Ukrainian flight that crashed in Iran was "highly likely" shot down by a missile, according to reported US intelligence

Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS US officials believe that Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was likely shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2020

Justin Trudeau says intelligence indicates that an Iranian missile took down the Ukrainian Airlines flight with 63 Canadians on board

Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via Associated Press Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that intelligence shows that the plane crash that killed 63 Canadians was downed by an Iranian m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2020

Iranian officials maintain it"s "scientifically impossible" for the Ukraine International Airlines flight to have been shot down by a missile

Mahmoud Hosseini/picture alliance via Getty Images Multiple US outlets are reporting that Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2020

Tehran Plane Crash Appears To Be "A Shootdown Event," Experts Say

Tehran Plane Crash Appears To Be "A Shootdown Event," Experts Say A group of aerospace experts said Wednesday that Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752, which seemingly dropped out of the sky minute.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 8th, 2020

Reports: Ukrainian Boeing 737 Next Generation jet crashes in Iran

A Ukranian 737-800 Next Generation passenger jet crashed shortly takeoff from Tehran's international airport early Wednesday, according to multiple Iranian news reports. All 176 people aboard the Ukraine International Airlines flight from Tehran to K.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2020

Boeing rejects calls for broader oversight of flight safety as aviation industry converges on Renton, Wash.

Boeing invited more than 200 airline executives, pilots, technical experts and regulators from around the world for a Wednesday meeting on its new software and training upgrades for the 737 Max 8......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 27th, 2019

‘A Big Question Mark.’ Is the Boeing 737 MAX 8 Safe?

Experts say it's too early to panic, but two fatal crashes are worrying Airline operators are racing to find answers following the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which went down shortly.....»»

Category: topSource: timeMar 11th, 2019

A JetBlue Pilot Accidentally Triggered a Hijacking Alert. Panic and Chaos Ensued

Police surrounded and boarded the plane. A radio equipment problem on a JetBlue flight caused a security scare at JFK airport on Tuesday evening. The flight, which was taxiing for departure to Los Angeles, became unresponsive to air t.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 27th, 2018

Construction begins on office, hangar buildings in Mesa

Construction began Tuesday on a $9 million office and hangar project near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport for Aviation Performance Solutions, a provider of upset prevention and recovery training for aviation flight crews. The project is expected to be c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2020

The novel coronavirus seems to have a low fatality rate, and patients are making full recoveries. Experts reveal why it"s causing panic anyway.

REUTERS/Martin Pollard The coronavirus outbreak that started in Wuhan, China, has .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 18th, 2020