63 Canadians were killed when the plane was downed.
U.S. officials are now confident that Iran shot down Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752.
According to multiple media outlets, Pentagon sources indicate that US intelligence detected infrared blips of missile launches, which was then followed by a blip of an explosion.
That explosion coincided with the downing of the plane.
It is believed the plane was shot down by mistake.
NEW: "CBS News has learned U.S. officials are confident that Iran shot down a Ukrainian jetliner in the hours after the Iranian missile attack on U.S. targets. 176 people were killed, including at least 63 Canadians." https://t.co/BLBUKzzbO6 pic.twitter.com/EHENM9HgqM
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) January 9, 2020
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