Iran says US fighter jets harassed passenger plane on Mideast flight

Iran says US fighter jets harassed passenger plane on Mideast flight

The Iranian state TV reported that an Iranian passenger plane flying from Tehran to Beirut on Thurs. was harassed by US fighter jets. The plane managed to land safely in Lebanese capital. A US official later confirmed the Asso. Press that an US fighter jet did pass by the Iranian jet, but at a safe distance. However there were conflicting reports as Iran initially blamed Israel for the incident.

Milan
Milan
Simone
Simone 2 weeks

While in some sense this may amount to being harassed, it is still better than being shot down. Something which Iran itself did taking the lives of 176 people on board the Ukrainian jet. If the Iranians can claim not being 'ill-intention-ed' so can the US forces right?

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