January 11, 2020 / 10:45 AM / 17 days ago

Iran's Guards mistook Ukrainian plane for cruise missile -official

DUBAI, Jan 11 (Reuters) - A Ukrainian plane shot down by Iran was misidentified as a cruise missile, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Saturday in a broadcast on Iranian state television.

The plane was shot down by a short-range missile, aerospace division head Amirali Hajizadeh said. (Writing by Alexander Cornwell; Editing by Alexander Smith)

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