An Iranian passenger plane crossed the Syrian border and collided with US warplanes, several people were injured during the sudden change in altitude.
According to the Iranian news agency, when the pilot of the Iranian passenger plane suddenly changed the altitude of the plane after he saw the American warplane,
The pilot of the Iranian plane said he had taken the step to prevent the two planes from colliding with each other, while the US military said in a statement that its fighter jet was at a safe distance from the Iranian plane.
Iran’s state-run news agency, the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, reported that the Iranian passenger plane belonged to Mahan Air, which was en route from Tehran to Beirut on Thursday.
The pilot of the Iranian plane suddenly changed the altitude of the passenger plane when he saw the American F-15 plane, as a result of which some passengers on the plane collided with the roof of the plane, and several people were injured. The Iranian Foreign Ministry says the matter will be investigated.
Iran’s state news agency also released a statement from the passenger, saying that when the pilot changed the altitude of the plane, how his head hit the roof of the plane.