29 March 2020,   16:00
Person who filmed plane downing arrested in Iran

A man who videotaped the Ukrainian passenger plane being shot down by a Persian missile was arrested in Iran. According to existing information, the detainee will face charges related to national security.

The Ukrainian Boeing 737 crashed minutes after taking off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran, killing all passengers and crew on board.

Iran’s outdated ecclesiastical government said it was shot down by accident and announced the arrest of several people over the incident.