An Iranian rocket man fired a missile at a Ukrainian plane without the command’s approval

Tehran said that the cause of the crash in January was human error.

An Iranian rocket man who shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane shortly after it took off fired a missile without permission from the command.

The military Prosecutor of Tehran announced this after a preliminary judicial investigation.

Prosecutor Golam Abbas Torki said that the cause of the crash of the plane “International Airlines of Ukraine” in January was human error. All 176 people on Board flight 752 were killed.
Torki ruled out cyberattacks on Iran’s military systems and noted that three people were taken into custody in connection with the disaster, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.

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