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2019-05-08 Africa North
Libyan National Army shoots down Tripoli government warplane, video shows apparent foreign pilot
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Posted by trailing wife 2019-05-08 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6476 views ]  Top
 File under: Arab Spring 

#1 Portuguese guy being interrogated by Arab in English. Admittedly, our planetary language is English, but somehow this sounds a bit sketchy.
Posted by SteveS 2019-05-08 08:52||   2019-05-08 08:52|| Front Page Top

#2 English is the international language of aviation.

And because few "ports" speak Arabic and few Arabs speak Portuguese, English is a logical fall back position.
Posted by Sock Puppet of Doom 2019-05-08 11:18||   2019-05-08 11:18|| Front Page Top

#3 That makes sense.
Posted by SteveS 2019-05-08 12:00||   2019-05-08 12:00|| Front Page Top

#4 Reports 2 weeks ago of a Mirage F1 being shot down by LNA. Reported pilot was Ecuadorean and not captured at time of report.

LNA forces shot down GNA Air force Dassault Mirage F1 fighter jets In Libya
Posted by Hupailing Elmoluck5245 2019-05-08 17:28||   2019-05-08 17:28|| Front Page Top

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