|Quoting Confuscius (Reply 1):|
Not a good scenario for the pilot. I hope he's not a foot shorter when he's repatriated.
|Quoting aircatalonia (Reply 8):|
What kind of weapon does it take to bring down an F-16? There are a few airlines still overflying Syria and Iraq, I hope that we don't see another MH17.
|Quoting DeltaMD90 (Reply 9):|
I don't believe ISIS has any advanced SA)">AA weaponry. MANPADS are crude and can get the job done but there are serious limitations to them that an F-16 could easily exploit. I highly doubt ISIS did it...
|Quoting Spacepope (Reply 6):|
In Raqqa, one could argue that ISIS took care of the innocent issue already.
|Quoting Spacepope (Reply 11):|
Centcom claims it wasn't shot down. I tend to think they have some good intel on this (such as radio coms of the pilot saying "oh crap, my engine just quit").
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