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Cooley Hurd

(26,877 posts)
Fri Jun 22, 2012, 06:31 PM Jun 2012

Syrian military says it downed Turkish fighter jet

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Source: The Beeb

The Syrian military has said it shot down a Turkish plane "flying in airspace over Syrian waters", according to state-run news agency Sana.

The F-4 Phantom disappeared over the Mediterranean, south-west of Hatay province, near the Syrian coast.

Turkey had earlier said it believed that one of its F-4 fighter jets had been shot down by Syrian forces.

A search for the two crew members is under way involving Turkish and Syrian coast guard ships.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18561219



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Syrian military says it downed Turkish fighter jet (Original Post) Cooley Hurd Jun 2012 OP
downed a NATO aircraft.... now we can strike! n/t IamK Jun 2012 #1
Yep - first thing that crossed my mind too... Cooley Hurd Jun 2012 #2
This was talked about in detail in Chicago may3rd Jun 2012 #3
along with the Al Qa eda links, shooting kids, reported rapes..... IamK Jun 2012 #4
what a load of utter bs tabatha Jun 2012 #6
Not everything is a conspiracy Lars77 Jun 2012 #7
I'd expect the regional ME war to begin very soon. roamer65 Jun 2012 #5
The Turkish military will not be pleased Zorro Jun 2012 #8
Locking. LBN Dupe. Please continue discussion on the link below Tx4obama Jun 2012 #9
 

IamK

(956 posts)
1. downed a NATO aircraft.... now we can strike! n/t
Fri Jun 22, 2012, 06:38 PM
Jun 2012
 

Cooley Hurd

(26,877 posts)
2. Yep - first thing that crossed my mind too...
Fri Jun 22, 2012, 06:40 PM
Jun 2012
 

may3rd

(593 posts)
3. This was talked about in detail in Chicago
Fri Jun 22, 2012, 06:46 PM
Jun 2012
 

IamK

(956 posts)
4. along with the Al Qa eda links, shooting kids, reported rapes.....
Fri Jun 22, 2012, 06:55 PM
Jun 2012

a request from the Syrian Free Army for help.would be the capper but I think next stop is Damascus... Nothing better than a pre election war to lock up the independent vote. Well played Mr. Prezzz....

tabatha

(18,795 posts)
6. what a load of utter bs
Fri Jun 22, 2012, 07:49 PM
Jun 2012

Lars77

(3,032 posts)
7. Not everything is a conspiracy
Fri Jun 22, 2012, 07:57 PM
Jun 2012

This is similar to the Libyan deal. All of a sudden people talk like they know "the truth", that it was all staged. People watch too much RT.

roamer65

(36,868 posts)
5. I'd expect the regional ME war to begin very soon.
Fri Jun 22, 2012, 07:37 PM
Jun 2012

This incident, failure of nuke talks with Iran and Israel itching to bomb them, Saudis funding Syrian free army, defection to Jordan by Syrian pilot. The powderkeg is about ready to blow.

Regional ME war by the end of the year and WW3 by 2013 or 2014.

Zorro

(15,948 posts)
8. The Turkish military will not be pleased
Fri Jun 22, 2012, 08:29 PM
Jun 2012

and that is not a good thing for the Assad regime.

Tx4obama

(36,974 posts)
9. Locking. LBN Dupe. Please continue discussion on the link below
Fri Jun 22, 2012, 09:52 PM
Jun 2012
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