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"US Chopper and Fighter Shot Down by Iraqis" !!!

Discussion in 'Legal' started by David, Apr 3, 2003.

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  1. David

    David Member

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  2. Blackhawk

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    Yeah. Bummer! :(
     
  3. S_O_Laban

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    Yeah even the losers in life hit the bulls eye once in a long while:mad: That said, the "truth" of what really brought these two down may be a while in coming out. Unfortunately, what ever it really was that brought them down, some of the good guys bought it... may they rest in peace.
     
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    Know what? Don't rule out friendly fire in the case of the hornet. :mad:

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  5. Mike Irwin

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    As they say, even a blind pig finds an acorn.

    Not happy about the loss, but not unsurprising.
     
  6. riverdog

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    FA-18 may have been Blue-on-Blue. Speculation is it was a Patriot that locked up the wrong target. Film at eleven.
     
  7. Blackhawk

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    Leatherneck, that's what been buzzing in my head. It's mighty hard to lock onto a Hornet with conventional missile systems without almost everything in the cockpit hollering and lighting up alerting the pilot to deploy countermeasures.

    There's a report that a Patriot took it down, and at Mach 5 or so with the ability to maneuver, there's not much chance of escaping one or of ejecting. :(
     
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    Yup. And now come the F-15Es to take out our own arty. C'Mon guys! Settle down over there. Please. :banghead:

    TC
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