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Russian jet shot down in Syria's Idlib province
« on: February 03, 2018, 11:24:39 PM »
Yikes... this doesn't sound good.

Then again, I have trouble trusting the BBC after they called the brexit referendum as 'remain' before it actually occurred (for a moment I literally thought that the people had voted when, in actuality, the referendum had not yet even started).  ???

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-42932616

This sounds an awful lot like the story of that Jordanian pilot who was burned alive a few years back.
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Re: Russian jet shot down in Syria's Idlib province
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2018, 12:21:15 PM »
It happened, it is real, and the people responsible are right now being introduced to their maker having been punished by a retaliatory attack from Russian forces. Apparently, 30 terrorists, including those responsible for the death of the pilot after he safely ejected and landed, are now dead.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-02-03/video-captures-cruise-missile-strike-militants-shot-down-russian-fighter-jet-syria

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Re: Russian jet shot down in Syria's Idlib province
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2018, 12:29:56 PM »
It happened, it is real, and the people responsible are right now being introduced to their maker having been punished by a retaliatory attack from Russian forces. Apparently, 30 terrorists, including those responsible for the death of the pilot after he safely ejected and landed, are now dead.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-02-03/video-captures-cruise-missile-strike-militants-shot-down-russian-fighter-jet-syria

30:1 ain't bad.
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Re: Russian jet shot down in Syria's Idlib province
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2018, 05:47:24 PM »
I'm surprised that they didn't carpet-bomb everything in a 5K radius.
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Re: Russian jet shot down in Syria's Idlib province
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2018, 05:30:21 PM »
I am reading conflicting accounts of the pilot who got shot down by a surface to air missile.  Earlier it was reported that the pilot ejected and then was executed.  Now it is saying that the pilot committed suicide to avoid capture after he landed on the ground.   ???

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Re: Russian jet shot down in Syria's Idlib province
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2018, 05:45:25 PM »
I am reading conflicting accounts of the pilot who got shot down by a surface to air missile.  Earlier it was reported that the pilot ejected and then was executed.  Now it is saying that the pilot committed suicide to avoid capture after he landed on the ground.   ???

Russian language Twitter says he killed himself with a hand grenade rather than be captured.

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Re: Russian jet shot down in Syria's Idlib province
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2018, 06:49:54 PM »
I am reading conflicting accounts of the pilot who got shot down by a surface to air missile.  Earlier it was reported that the pilot ejected and then was executed.  Now it is saying that the pilot committed suicide to avoid capture after he landed on the ground.   ???

Russian language Twitter says he killed himself with a hand grenade rather than be captured.

Oh how positively dreadful. Probably better than burning alive in a cage though.

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