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Iran admits shooting down 737 jet by mistake

Days after claiming that the catastrophic crash of a Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 plane was caused by a mechanical failure, the Iranian military acknowledged that it erroneously downed the jet with a missile strike, killing all 176 people aboard. Get the news brief … Continue reading

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U.S. officials suspect Iranian missile downed 737 jet

President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials today voiced suspicions that Iranian surface-to-air missiles brought down the Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 jet that crashed in Iran on Jan. 8 amid a volley of attacks. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Ukrainian Boeing 737 jet crashes in Iran

First photos emerge from site of plane crash near Tehran; there are no indications of survivors – Tasmin pic.twitter.com/LOuyhza0Yj — BNO News (@BNONews) January 8, 2020 A Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 jet carrying 176 people crashed tonight after taking off from … Continue reading

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Pullout from Iran deal strikes a blow to Boeing

A broad range of aerospace and defense stocks rose today as markets put a martial spin on President Donald Trump’s decision to make a “hard exit” from an international nuclear non-proliferation deal with Iran. That’s not surprising — nor is it surprising that … Continue reading

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Boeing and Iran Air announce $16.6 billion deal

The Boeing Co. and Iran Air say they have signed a sale agreement for 80 jets, valued at a list price of $16.6 billion. The deal announced today follows through on a memorandum of agreement that was laid out in June, … Continue reading

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Iranian reports hint at huge Boeing jet deal

Reports from Tehran suggest that Iran’s flag carrier airline has struck a deal to purchase jetliners from the Boeing Co., which would mark a milestone in U.S. commercial relations with the Islamic Republic. “In coming days, details of the deal with this … Continue reading

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