20th Anniversary: Downing Of Iran Air Flight 655
Office of the Spokesman
July 2, 2008
Iran Air Flight 655 - Taken Question At Wednesday, July 2, 2008 Daily Press Briefing
Question: Does the State Department have anything to say on the 20th Anniversary of the accidental downing of an Iran Air flight?
Answer: The accidental shooting down of Iran Air Flight 655 was a terrible human tragedy, and U.S. officials at the time expressed our deep regret over the tragic loss of life. We would certainly renew our expression of sympathy and condolences to the families of the deceased who perished in the tragedy.
Released on July 2, 2008