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Iran in the dock over potential Ukrainian airliner downing

10th January 2020 - 12:04 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


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Firm conclusions about how Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed, killing all 176 passengers on board, finally emerged on 9 January after US and allied officials confirmed to media sources that intelligence is pointing to the Russian made, Iranian operated Tor-M1 (SA-15 Gauntlet) system being used, following radar-based verification. 

Before then, video footage purporting to be of the incident in question had been circulating and corresponds with the version of events put forward by the Trump administration, while debunking the initial and consistent official position of Iran

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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