Iran has admitted there are at fault in the plane crash that left 176 people dead on Wednesday, 8th January 2020.
Ukraine commercial flight Boeing 737 crashed on Wednesday morning few hours after taking off from an Airport in Iran.
After the accident which took the lives of 176 people Iran denied being complicit and even opened in arms for independent investigation.
After denying their involvement for days, Iran have now admitted they did cause the accident by mistakenly striking it down with ammunition.
Iran admits responsibility for the horrifying plane crash that killed 176, incl 17 Swe residents. The shooting down of a civilian plane, even if unintentional, must be condemned. We demand Iran’s full cooperation w the investigation. We are in close contact w countries affected.
— Ann Linde (@AnnLinde) January 11, 2020
According to Iran State Television, they did mistake it for an American missile and decided to take it down in the height of their recent tension with the United States of America.