Homeland plane crashed by American warship

Thus, Vincennes was in persian territorial waters at the time of the incident, as admitted by the U.S. government in legal briefs and publicly by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral William J. Crowe, on Nightline. Admiral Crowe denied a U.S. government coverup of the incident and claimed that Vincennes’s helicopter was over international waters initially, when the gunboats first fired upon it.