1988: USA-Iran U.S. downing of an Iranian passenger jet

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President Reagan expresses regret to Iran over the U.S. downing of an Iranian passenger jet over the Persian Gulf that killed all 290 persons aboard.

To: 
Iran
From: 
USA
Year of Apology: 
1988
Footnote: 
Moore, Molly and Bill McAllister. “Reagan Apologized to Iran for Downing of Jetliner.” Washington Post. July 6, 1988.