- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 08, 2020
Time: 0618
Location: Near Shahriah, Iran
Operator: Ukraine International Airlines
Flight #: PS752
Route: Tehran - Kiev
AC Type: Boeing 737-8KV WL
Registration: UR-PSR†
cn / ln: 38124/5977
Aboard: 176   (passengers:167  crew:9)
Fatalities: 176   (passengers:167  crew:9)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane took off from Tehran International Airport at 06:11. After reaching 20 km from the airport and at an altitude of 7,900 ft. the plane suddenly crashed to the ground. The aircraft disintegrated leaving a 300 m long path of wreckage. A misaligned missile battery, miscommunication between troops and their commanders and a decision to fire without authorization all led to Iranís Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner.
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