In 1988, seven minutes after the Iran Air Flight 655 took off from Bandar Abbas Airport for Dubai, the US Navy cruiser Vincennes fired two missiles at the plane, destroying the Airbus and its 290 civilian passengers.

US explained to the UN that the Vincennes acted in self-defense, thinking that Flight 655 was an Iranian military aircraft.

a later report mentioned a couple of factors that led to this horrific error: stress, inexperienced crew, misjudgment, and unconscious distortion of data.

Arash Naderi

UI/UX designer at CD PROJEKT RED, designing CYBERPUNK 2077

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