#OTD in 1988, Iran Air Flight 655 (EP-IBU) Airbus A300B2-203 was shot down by an SM-2MR surface-to-air missile fired from the USS Vincennes over the Persian Gulf after they incorrectly identified the Airbus as an attacking F-14 Tomcat fighter jet. Killing all 290. pic.twitter.com/ApxOr8OU7q

— Air Disasters (@AirCrashMayday) July 3, 2018