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#4 The fact that they could see it tells them it wasn't Israeli...
Posted by Steve White 2012-06-22 12:56||
#5 Turkey is still playing with 30+ year old F-4's and inshallah maintenance? Fun stuff.
Posted by Muggsy Glink 2012-06-22 15:26||
#6 The fact that they could see it tells them it wasn't Israeli...
+1 point for Steve White
Posted by DarthVader 2012-06-22 17:43||
#7 FOX NEWS this AM says the Turks are threatening
"reprisal" despite apology from Syruh.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-06-22 19:48||
#8 KFI commute radio just a half hour ago said the pilots were NOT recovered. Interesting....
Posted by Frank G 2012-06-22 20:31||
#9 VARIOUS = ...
> Syria claims the Turkish plane was shot down inside Syrian territorial waters.
> DEFENCENET [Greece] = Turkish AF F-4E 2020 or RF-4 shot down by S-300 ADS, POSSIBLY RUSSIAN MANNED/CONTROLLED?, wid permission of the Syrian Govt. Turkish AF was allowed by Syria to conduct SAR for its then-missing Pilots.
> Despite Net Artics to the contrary, there are conflicting claims by both SYRIAN MEDIA + TURKEY that Syria has NOT apologized to Turkey for the incident???
> SPECULATION/SCUTTLEBUTT THAT THE TURKISH PLANE MAY HAD ACTUALLY BEEN SHOT DOWN BY A NAVAL VESSEL [Russian?], NOT SYRIAN SHORE-BASED AD ARTY, which could explain Erdogan's seemingly tight-lipped or panicky? behavior???
D *** NG, + NO POPCORN ANYWHERE AROUND TO BOOT.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-06-22 20:33||
#10 Joe that's some interesting stuff.
I wonder if this is in any way related to the fighter bomber that defected to Turkey the other day. (tit for tat?)
Posted by Water Modem 2012-06-22 21:49||
#11 Y'know, maybe Erdogan shouldn't have spent the last decade or so slowly dismantling his military leadership and pissing off Turkey's two primary allies.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-06-22 21:51||
#12 DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > RUSSIANS ARMING SYRIA WID MISSLES [+ Specialists-Advisors to train,install same] TO HELP DEFEND AGZ NATO [+ US, EU?] ATTACK.
* SAME > [News Tribe] TAYYIP ERDOGAN [Turkish PM]REFUSES TO BLAME SYRIA FOR DOWNED FIGHTER.
Net going ballistic oer possible Russian involvement in shootdown, regional war scenarios in consequence.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-06-22 22:18||