Iran plane crash – Donald Trump says ‘I have my suspicions’ as shot down theory emerges
THE plane that crashed in Iran killing everyone on board was shot down by an anti-aircraft missile, officials have reportedly revealed.
Speaking after the news emerged Donald Trump said he believed “somebody could have made a mistake” in firing the missile that brought down the Ukraine International Airlines jet.
The Kiev-bound plane had just taken off from Tehran when it came down in a fireball, killing all 176 people on board.
The tragedy came just hours after Tehran fired at least 15 ballistic missiles at two US bases in Iraq, sparking speculation it was shot down by mistake by jittery Iranian air defences.
And three sources in US and Iraqi intelligence have now told Newsweek they believe this is what caused the disaster.
Two Pentagon officials told the site the incident was accidental.
The President also hit out at Nancy Pelosi for ‘wanting to defend’ Qasem Soleimani.
In another development, has vowed to take “harsher revenge soon” after launching missile attacks on US bases in Iraq yesterday.
Tehran fired at least 15 ballistic missiles at Al Asad and Erbil air bases in retaliation for the killing of top general Qasem Soleimani in an American drone strike.
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