The Biggest Airliner Shoot-Down Incidents: Infographic

On Jan 8, 2020 a commercial airliner flying from Tehran to Kyiv, operated by Ukraine International Airlines was shot down by Iranian military in a case of mistaken identity. This caused the tragic deaths of 167 passengers and 9 crew members. The following infographic shows of the other major airliner shoot down incidents in history:

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Source: RFE/RL Infographics

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