Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi / AP
The American edition of the New York Times has recreated and released a full chronology of the crash of the Boeing plane of airline “Ukraine International airlines” in Iran. The corresponding video is published on the website of the portal.
As follows from the video, the plane flew 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. It is alleged that due to discharge of excess cargo aircraft took off with a slight delay, but without deviation from the usual course and headed in a North-westerly direction.
For the first three minutes the liner has gained height of 2.4 km and all this reflected on radar. After a few minutes the email system stopped working and the aircraft has passed the last signal. After a few seconds the aircraft was hit by air defense missile to Iran, it caught fire, the ship was struck by another missile, which, according to The New York Times, was released from secret military bases in the country.
The fall to earth of the Ukrainian plane was a few minutes later. In the fall there was another explosion. The debris was spread over a distance of almost 500 meters from the crash site. In total the flight lasted seven minutes.
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.
On 3 January the Americans launched air strikes on the airport of Baghdad, which killed General of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps, Qasem Soleimani. In response, in the night of 8 January, the Iranians staged a rocket attack on us bases in Iraq. The operation was named “the Martyr Soleimani”.
Video, photo All from Russia.