Iran admits its military shot down Ukrainian jetliner

  • Published: 11 January 2020
  • Reaction from journalist Nolan Peterson, former U.S. Air Force combat pilot.

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Comments • 2 087

  • Pils Nrimgaard
    Pils Nrimgaard  1 weeks back

    What the hell...blame Trump. Its the popular thing to do! He probably had something to do with my car not starting this morning dammit!

    • Juan Batista
      Juan Batista  1 weeks back

      This answer while technically correct is also the Politically correct answer . The US wants to distance it's self from any wrongly perceived causation that led to Iran downing the jet . So it's better to say Iran was incompetent . This Political side stepping muddies the waters of truth . We all know that Iran is quite competent at launching missiles and when not to launch and the technical aspects of this video commentary confirms that they did it on purpose . It's basically what I have been saying all along but I am not Politically motivated in my assessments so my conclusion are different . Mr Peterson knows as well as I do that they did it purposely but he has a career to protect . The media are quite happy to call it a tragic accident and so is most Governments . Politically expedient to deescalate and side step any perceived blame . I76 innocent lives lost is just viewed by Governments as bad luck it seems .
      Iran wins again .

      • laura morgan
        laura morgan  2 weeks back

        Thank you for having an experienced person to comment on the situation! I can’t stand when a bunch of people make judgements on situations where they have no idea what the heck even going on!!! Spreading hate! Thank you for the just fair perspective

        • Dennis Pfeifer
          Dennis Pfeifer  2 weeks back

          US never admitted they shot down TWA flight 800 by mistake...

          • DJ DJ
            DJ DJ  2 weeks back

            Why would you give iran any weapons other then a stick and some stones. They can't even hit the right target to save there lifes.

            • Tom Riddle
              Tom Riddle  2 weeks back

              Here's to hoping Trump "unintentionally" launches another drone strike... this time on Khamenei's palace.

              • Ravage Gonza
                Ravage Gonza  2 weeks back

                Another gulf of Tonkin incident...

                • Nooriel Aboab
                  Nooriel Aboab  2 weeks back

                  Iran will shoot down the plane on purpose, expecting American retaliation immediately, which did not occur and they were left alone without finding who to blame.

                  • Firas Francis
                    Firas Francis  2 weeks back

                    Iran fired 15 missiles over Iraq intentionally & not one American were killed .. One of the missiles was unintentionally killed 176 Innocents people ..

                    • Perseuns
                      Perseuns  2 weeks back

                      Almost all the people who died on that plane were ethnically Iranian so tbh this is more of a tragedy for them than it is for us.

                      • Ferret Green
                        Ferret Green  2 weeks back

                        Kinda late

                        • Eric Jefferson
                          Eric Jefferson  2 weeks back

                          See there! I knew these people would do something deadly! That’s not Iraq so leave them people alone before they do something else that’ll be far worse! Remember a plane was flown into the pentagon so don’t let these people on tv and the Internet mislead you into thinking some worse.

                          • Hardcore Posta
                            Hardcore Posta  2 weeks back

                            They have no excuse they should have known it was over there airspace

                            • Tom greene
                              Tom greene  2 weeks back

                              Don't believe everything you see on TV folks

                              • Hemrat Mohabir
                                Hemrat Mohabir  2 weeks back

                                Off course before u see the target to fire

                                • Jose Seda
                                  Jose Seda  2 weeks back

                                  Opps a bomb fell off the jet and landed on iran !!! Someone needs to teach this Country a lesson once and for all

                                  • Josh Nguyen
                                    Josh Nguyen  2 weeks back

                                    they can shoot down an airplain but cant hit us base?

                                    • HOTEL TWO FIVE ACTUAL
                                      HOTEL TWO FIVE ACTUAL  2 weeks back

                                      The hoggies are friggin complete morons and have the nerve ,no check that THE BALLS to blame us for their BS fire mission!

                                      • Preach N Truth
                                        Preach N Truth  2 weeks back

                                        That’s what a plane looks like on the ground after it explodes!!! U see the size of the debris field...... not what the streets of New York looked liked with 2 planes now did it!!!!!! My prayers WAKE UP THO

                                        • andy. hello.
                                          andy. hello.  2 weeks back

                                          Everyone forgets the usa shot down Iranian flight 655...nothing done, no apology, no least the iranians apologised... usa hypocrits.

                                          • chris novander
                                            chris novander  2 weeks back

                                            god help them all, familys and loved ones

                                            • ApriliaRSV4F
                                              ApriliaRSV4F  2 weeks back

                                              "They should have been able to tell it was a civilian air liner", so what happened when the U.S shot down a civilian airliner?

                                              • Greg Parks
                                                Greg Parks  2 weeks back

                                                I can’t help but wonder who was on that flight they wanted dead? Ukrainian + Iraq = Democrats out rage and criminal behavior. I expect more of this as Trump uncovers what has been going on. Just a dam good guess!

                                                • fibsernum30
                                                  fibsernum30  2 weeks back

                                                  A 10-year-old boy threw a rock at a 9-year-old neighbor boy. The neighbor threw a rock back and broke the big front window of the 10-year-old boy's house. Who is responsible for the window?
                                                  The U.S. threw the first rock in 1953, when our government backed the overthrow of a democratically elected prime minister of Iran and installed a murderous dictator who supported our oil agenda. There are no "clean hands" in this tragedy.

                                                  • The Mermaid
                                                    The Mermaid  2 weeks back

                                                    Well at least they admitted it. That's something. They must have been waiting for America to fight back, and when this plane showed up it became the target. Like he said why didn't they shut down civilian air traffic?

                                                    • theBluseal
                                                      theBluseal  2 weeks back

                                                      US is to blame for the downing of this plane.

                                                      • who is making the claim?

                                                        Regarding Ukrainian International Airlines flight 752 that allegedly killed 176: Supposedly lots of pictures of the aftermath. What are the odds that of those pictures not one contains any images of bodies or body parts?

                                                        • MAI EVE Gresham
                                                          MAI EVE Gresham  2 weeks back

                                                          What in the fudge muffins?!? Do I have to make all of Iran disappear right now?

                                                          • bruce wightman
                                                            bruce wightman  2 weeks back


                                                            • Jay
                                                              Jay  2 weeks back

                                                              Everyone is saying this is why they shouldn't have nukes. No one should have nukes. Come on people wake up.....

                                                              • Lance Johnson
                                                                Lance Johnson  2 weeks back

                                                                Looks like Canada going to put there head in the sand ???

                                                                • rey024
                                                                  rey024  2 weeks back

                                                                  My buddy is a pilot, there are not supposed to be civilian aircraft above Iran and Irak, he was complaining about having to fly an extra hour. Think about it..

                                                                  • spot the dog
                                                                    spot the dog  2 weeks back

                                                                    "Alright guys i did it, my bad"

                                                                    • Justin2 2amendment
                                                                      Justin2 2amendment  2 weeks back

                                                                      Money and power will be the fall. If it wasn’t for greed. No one will be at war. Its never enough...

                                                                      • Ron Schutt
                                                                        Ron Schutt  2 weeks back

                                                                        Were the bad guys though right msm?

                                                                        • Drake LXIX
                                                                          Drake LXIX  2 weeks back

                                                                          176 dead, about 300-500+ lives ruined. Condolences to their families.

                                                                          • Norma Pepper
                                                                            Norma Pepper  2 weeks back

                                                                            It was. Purposely shot down because they thought Trump would retialte,causing a war.

                                                                            • Cuong Nguyen
                                                                              Cuong Nguyen  2 weeks back

                                                                              Just take Iran off the map.

                                                                              • Zay I
                                                                                Zay I  2 weeks back

                                                                                Iran admitted they shot the Ukraine airline, I don't hear any complaints from the swamp people

                                                                                • Benson Baby
                                                                                  Benson Baby  2 weeks back

                                                                                  America should take revenge hitting "unintentionally"

                                                                                  • James bradley
                                                                                    James bradley  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I was listening to this and thought it sounded a little off. Realize it's Fox News. A lot of opinions in this piece.

                                                                                    • Mustache Merlin
                                                                                      Mustache Merlin  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Well yeah, but if it's Iran's fault then they don't get to attack Trump about it

                                                                                      • Muka Muka
                                                                                        Muka Muka  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Oopsy haha sorry bro

                                                                                        • Wade Brown
                                                                                          Wade Brown  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Iran is no breeding ground for scholars

                                                                                          • OOTurok
                                                                                            OOTurok  2 weeks back

                                                                                            It's impossible to "accidently" shoot down an airliner, 10 miles from an airport.

                                                                                            The aircraft had to 1st been tracked taking off from the airport.
                                                                                            Then the aircraft had to be tracked flying from the airport.
                                                                                            Then the "DECISION" had to be made to shoot a surface-to-air missile at it.
                                                                                            Everything about this process is intentional.

                                                                                            • Ghufran
                                                                                              Ghufran  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Amerikkka and Iran= Two of the worlds greatest cancers that keep on giving.

                                                                                              • davidp719
                                                                                                davidp719  2 weeks back

                                                                                                But they would be much more careful with their nukes. Yeah right...

                                                                                                • Melissa Jensen
                                                                                                  Melissa Jensen  2 weeks back

                                                                                                  And Democrats are praising Iran smh