90 Miles From Tyranny : Iran Likely Downed Ukraine Airliner With Missiles, Canada’s Trudeau Says, Citing Intelligence

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Iran Likely Downed Ukraine Airliner With Missiles, Canada’s Trudeau Says, Citing Intelligence

A view shows the area where an Ukraine International Airlines plane crashed after take-off from Iran's Imam Khomeini airport, on the outskirts of Tehran, in this handout Maxar's WorldView-2 satellite image taken January 9, 2020. 








A Ukrainian airliner that crashed in Iran, killing all 176 people aboard, was likely brought down by an Iranian missile, Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, said on Thursday, citing intelligence from Canadian and other sources.

The destruction of the airliner, which carried 63 Canadians, “may well have been unintentional,” Trudeau told a news conference in Ottawa.

“We have intelligence from multiple sources, including our allies and our own intelligence. The evidence indicates that the plane was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile,” he said.

The Ukraine International Airlines flight to Kiev from Tehran crashed on Wednesday hours after Iran fired ballistic missiles at two U.S. military bases in Iraq, and Iranians were on high alert for a U.S. military response. https://tmsnrt.rs/36Fn26m

Trudeau said his government would not rest until it had obtained closure, transparency, accountability and justice.

Earlier on Thursday, a U.S. official, citing an extensive review of satellite data, said Washington had concluded with a high degree of certainty that anti-aircraft missiles brought down the plane. The official said the Boeing 737-800 had been tracked by Iranian radar.

The U.S. government believes Iran shot down the plane by mistake, three U.S. officials told Reuters.

The data showed the plane was airborne for two minutes after departing Tehran when the heat signatures of two surface-to-air missiles were detected, one of the officials said.

That was quickly followed by an explosion in the vicinity of the plane, the official said. Heat signature data then showed it on fire as it went down. Heat signatures are infrared emissions detected by...

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3 comments:

  1. What a major FUSTER CLUCK! What if the Canadians were really American Deep State Personnel hiding behind Canadian Passports, trying to make their escape before the SHTF? Wouldn't be the first time CIA and Canada did that.

    www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/iran-hostage-canadian-caper-1979-rescue-no-secret-to-some-1.1357927

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  2. If it exploded at 8,000 ft. elevation, and at 350-400 knots airspeed, the debris field would be quite elongated. I am not sure this photo jives with others taken of late. Here:
    www.breitbart.com/national-security/2020/01/10/iran-bulldozed-plane-crash-site-before-outside-investigators-arrived/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=daily&utm_campaign=20200110&utm_content=Final

    But, if the wreckage has been removed to some hangar for reconstruction, and a through investigation, as is the case for most fatal accident wreckage; WHY did they bulldoze over the crashsite? The cargo hold must have been full of seafood, something smells fishy.

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  3. So Why was it a Ukrainian Passenger Jet? Seems like there is a lot of Coinkydinks here abouts. Mathematically impossible that all the threads seem to be magically connected at just the right points, eh?

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