An Iran Air pilot mourns over the casket of his wife, Mina Motevaly, a crew member of Iran Air Flight 655 that was shot down over the Persian Gulf by the U.S. naval ship USS Vincennes, in Tehran, Iran, July 7, 1988. (AP/Mohammad Sayyad)

Forgetting The US Downing Of Iran Air Flight 655 Passenger Airliner

All 290 people aboard the Iranian airliner were killed, including 66 children, and 38 people of non-Iranian nationality.