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Old 05-02-2005, 06:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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MSNBC - Two U.S. F-18s reportedly collide over Iraq

Two U.S. F-18s reportedly collide over Iraq

From the article: "WASHINGTON - Navy officials said Monday that two F-18 fighter jets apparently were involved in an "air-to-air collision" over southern Iraq. There was no immediate word on the fate of the crew members."

Wonderful -- More bad news from Iraq...

P.S. I am new to the board, hi, this is my "first post." I've read some great conversations on this board and I hope that I can be a part of new ones. I usually read and post to Slashdot but the level of conversation there is never very deep because after a couple of replies, the conversation ends.
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Old 05-02-2005, 07:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's a tragedy that IMO has nothing to do with the war, and more to do with simple pilot error.

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Old 05-02-2005, 07:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well hopefully they were able to eject in time.



Welcome to the board. I think you'll find this to be a bit of a nonstarter in terms of debate, but who knows. Some of the best threads here are started with non-positional stories like this.
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Old 05-04-2005, 10:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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They didn't. Bodies were found. They just don't know what happened that caused them to allegiedly collide.
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Old 05-07-2005, 05:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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They didn't. Bodies were found. They just don't know what happened that caused them to allegiedly collide.
Failure to signal while changing lanes?
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