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Fri Jan 10, 2020, 11:49 PM

Iran finally comes clean and admits they shot down the plane.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/iran-says-unintentionally-shot-down-034030154.html
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran announced Saturday that its military “unintentionally” shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 aboard, after the government had repeatedly denied Western accusations that it was responsible.

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Reply Iran finally comes clean and admits they shot down the plane. (Original post)
Butchie_T Jan 10 OP
DavesNotHere Jan 11 #1
batcat Jan 11 #2
RCW2014 Jan 11 #3
batcat Jan 11 #4
foia Jan 11 #5

Response to Butchie_T (Original post)

Sat Jan 11, 2020, 12:08 AM

1. I figured it was because someone who didn't understand what was going on thought

the plane could have been something related to a US retaliation strike.

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Response to Butchie_T (Original post)

Sat Jan 11, 2020, 12:19 AM

2. You do not want to trust the Iranians with nuclear tipped ICBMs when they ...

can’t even handle surface to air missile systems.

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Response to RCW2014 (Reply #3)

Sat Jan 11, 2020, 12:36 AM

4. That incident happened over 30 years ago. ...

Radar system have improved in that time frame or at least should have improved.

Although to be fair I am not sure that the major nuclear powers can be trusted with ICBMs either.

One big “Ah Shit” can ruin your entire day when you are playing with nukes.

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Response to Butchie_T (Original post)

Sat Jan 11, 2020, 07:26 AM

5. Startling incompetence that cost 176 innocent lives

Iran has said that those responsible will be held accountable. Given how Islamo-nuts operate I wonder how many family members that includes.

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