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C-17 Hit But Not Down Over Baghdad

Wed Dec 10, 2003 9:52 pm

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!

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RE: C-17 Hit But Not Down Over Baghdad

Thu Dec 11, 2003 4:27 am

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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RE: C-17 Hit But Not Down Over Baghdad

Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:47 pm

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


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