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The night of the crash Ukrainian Boeing in the sky over Tehran, was another plane. This was stated by the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on urban construction of the Iranian Parliament, Abu al-Musawi Fadil Beuke, reports RIA Novosti.
According to the Iranian MP, the plane belonged to the airline Qatar Airways. He noted that the crew of the aircraft, the Iranian controllers and air defense forces managed to coordinate their efforts and the ship flew through the airspace of the country normally.
Beuke suggested that Qatari plane made contact with air traffic controllers after he noticed a light in the sky and suspected that it works defense.
An earlier edition of the New York Times has recreated and released a full chronology of the disaster with the Ukrainian aircraft. It is noted that the airliner took off from Tehran to Kiev in four hours after Iran struck at American military targets and have resulted in combat readiness of forces and means of air defense.
Boeing 737-800 “Ukraine International airlines” (UIA) caught fire and crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran airport on 8 January. The crash killed 176 people, including 83 of the Iranian. Tehran admitted that he had shot down the plane, mistaking him for a cruise missile. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic said that the error was caused by the adventurism of the United States.
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