Iran’s fear of Israeli strike in 2008 led to series of air defense mishaps

04.10.2012                      18.Tischrei. 5773                      Chol Hamo'ed 2

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Iran's fear of Israeli strike in 2008 led to series of air defense mishaps

According to the New York Times, a classified Pentagon report reveals that Iran's military mistakenly fired on civilian planes, as well as its own aircraft, numerous times in 2007 and 2008.

Iranian fears over a possible Israeli strike on its nuclear facilities in 2008 led to a series of air defense mishaps, including firing on a civilian airliner and one of its military aircraft, the New York Times reported on Wednesday….