Iran says it could have shot down US plane with 35 on board

Amman, Iran said that it could have shot down a US plane carrying 35 passengers, but chose not to, Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards aerospace force said.

Tasnim news reported that Hajizadeh also said that the plane was in Iranian airspace but was not targeted.

The missile strike against the US drone which accompanied it “was to warn Americans”, Hajizadeh reportedly added.

Source: Jordan News Agency