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Iran blames errors for shooting down passenger plane

Iranian investigators are blaming a misaligned missile battery and miscommunication between soldiers and their commanders for the Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing 176 people. A report …

Boeing accident in Istanbul kills 3 and injures 179

A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport skidded off the end of a wet runway and broke into three pieces after landing yesterday, killing three people and injuring 179, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin …

Passenger jet crashes in Afghanistan

Afghan Airlines passenger plane crashed in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province. The province governor spokesman said that the plane crashed in Deh Yak district, Ariana News TV channel reports. According to …

Iran sends black boxes of downed plane to Ukraine

Iran is sending to Ukraine the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military accidentally shot down this month, Reuters reports with a reference to Tasnim news agency. The Iranian authorities are also prepared for …

Rouhani calls Zelensky

The Presidents of Iran and Ukraine, Hassan Rouhani and Vladimir Zelensky, held a telephone conversation during which they discussed the crash of the Ukrainian plane. "The presidents of Iran and Ukraine discussed the incident with a …