The ‘forgotten’ US shootdown of Iranian airliner Flight 655­

The ‘forgotten’ US shootdown of Iranian airliner Flight 655­

Today marks twenty-nine years since the shootdown by the USS Vincennes of Iran Air flight 655, which killed all of the plane’s 290 civilian passengers. This shootdown of a civilian airliner by a US naval ship occurred on July 3, 1988, toward the end of the eight-year Iran-Iraq War.

Thursday, July 04, 2019 12:20

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On 31st anniversary, Iranian officials, relatives mourn US downing of  passenger plane

On 31st anniversary, Iranian officials, relatives mourn US downing of passenger plane

Iran marks the 31st anniversary of the US downing of its passenger plane, which killed 290 people among them 66 children. Since then the US has neither apologized nor taken responsibility for this crime.

Tuesday, July 02, 2019 05:56

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Iran marks 31st anniversary of US downing of passenger plane

Iran marks 31st anniversary of US downing of passenger plane

Iran is commemorating the 31st anniversary of the downing of its passenger plane by a US Navy guided-missile cruiser in the Persian Gulf waters.

Tuesday, July 02, 2019 08:52

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