USS Vincennes Attack on Iranian Airliner

The Investigations subcommittee heard testimony on allegations of a cover-up in the 1988 interception and downing of an Iranian airbus by… read more

The Investigations subcommittee heard testimony on allegations of a cover-up in the 1988 interception and downing of an Iranian airbus by the USS Vincennes. Newsweek Magazine and ABC’s Nightline program had charged that the U.S. not only provoked the incident but also lied to cover it up. All 290 people aboard the airbus were killed in the downing on July 3, 1988. close

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USS Vincennes Attack on Iranian Airliner

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Program ID:
27276-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 22, 1992
Last Aired:
Jul 26, 1992

Airing Details

  • Jul 22, 1992 | 1:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 22, 1992 | 5:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 25, 1992 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 26, 1992 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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