Personnel working at the crash site of the Ukrainian passenger plane in southern Tehran in January. Photo: Xinhua Personnel working at the crash site of the Ukrainian passenger plane in southern Tehran in January. Photo: Xinhua
Personnel working at the crash site of the Ukrainian passenger plane in southern Tehran in January. Photo: Xinhua

Iran ‘knew from start’ that missile downed plane, says Ukraine

  • President cites leaked recording of conversation between air traffic controller and pilot of another plane at time aircraft was hit, killing 176 people
  • Pilot is heard asking about ‘light of a missile’ before control tower tries unsuccessfully to contact Ukrainian airliner

Topic |   US-Iran tensions
Personnel working at the crash site of the Ukrainian passenger plane in southern Tehran in January. Photo: Xinhua Personnel working at the crash site of the Ukrainian passenger plane in southern Tehran in January. Photo: Xinhua
Personnel working at the crash site of the Ukrainian passenger plane in southern Tehran in January. Photo: Xinhua
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