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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: carewemust
It overheated when it caught fire after the missile hit. Engine problems don't cause the things that happened to this aircraft.
Sounds like someone is trying to clear Iran of responsibility doesn't it?
Western intelligence agencies believe that a Ukrainian plane that crashed Wednesday in Iran suffered a technical malfunction and was not shot down, the Reuters news agency reported.
The report quoted five unnamed security sources — three American, one European and one Canadian — as saying the initial assessment is that Tehran’s explanation is accurate. The Canadian source was quoted as saying there was evidence one of the aircraft’s engines had overheated.