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US Helicopter Shot Down?!?  
User currently offlineFightingfalcon From Switzerland, joined Feb 2001, 787 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1271 times:

I jut heard on the radio that the Taliban (not sure) claim to have shot down a US helicopter in Afghanistan near the border to Uzbekistan (sp?). No American official confirmation yet.
Is it true, did you hear anything?


Martin


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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29705 posts, RR: 59
Reply 1, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1239 times:

There are about three different versions going around depending on what station you are listening too.

Version one.....A unmaned recon aircraft was shot down
Version two.....A helicopter belonging to the northern Alliance was shot down. Those are the Afgans fighting the Taliban
Version three....The whole story is false.
And the one you said.

The pentagon isn't commenting, stating they aren't going to respond to every news release the Taliban come up with.

Based on that respose I tend to believe that it was either two or one that happened.



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User currently offlineFireblade From Portugal, joined Feb 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1229 times:

I did a little research but couldn't find anything touchable exept afgh's clame
http://www.cnn.com/2001/US/09/22/gen.america.under.attack/


User currently offlineALEXANDER From Russia, joined Jul 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 7 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1227 times:

That's a peace of s**t .No one is so crazy to send chopers over there so the only thing they could shot down could be a predator or something like that

User currently offlineFightingfalcon From Switzerland, joined Feb 2001, 787 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 7 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1211 times:

Yeah, Yahoo said UAV, but I thought it was a different incident...

Good question, why should they send choppers to there?

Martin



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User currently offlineSuperhornet From United States of America, joined May 2004, 89 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 7 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1210 times:

Talibans are simply laying none of the chopers wasn't send because it's crazy to send a choper over a hostile territory risking to get shot talibans certainly have some stingers ,iglas djigit or something like that, and finally what's good could we get of sending a apache or cobra over there?


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User currently offlineFightingfalcon From Switzerland, joined Feb 2001, 787 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (12 years 7 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1202 times:

Rumsfeldt now confirmed that a UAV "was lost", but he said they had "no reason to believe that it was shot down"...

http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20010923/ts/attacks_military_44.html

Martin



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