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C-17 Hit But Not Down Over Baghdad  
User currently offlineUnited777 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1657 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 5771 times:

MSNBC news is reporting this early morning a C-17 cargo plane was hit by a missle. The C-17 was departing the Baghdad airport. The aircraft was able to land back at the airport......more to come!

Seattle, USA

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User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13756 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 5590 times:

US military plane hit by missile in Baghdad

Witness says Air Force C-17 transport aircraft hit by surface-to-air missile on takeoff from Baghdad airport.

WASHINGTON - A US Air Force C-17 transport aircraft was hit by a missile Wednesday as it took off from Baghdad, but it landed safely, a US defense official said, adding that no one was hurt.

"They believe it was hit by a surface-to-air missile based on witness reports," the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

The C-17, which was taking off from the Baghdad airport when it was struck, the official said.


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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 30408 posts, RR: 57
Reply 2, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 5471 times:

Well hopefully there are only a limited number of shots available that these yahoo's can take.

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