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originally posted by: maghun
How a missile hit looks like?
Um... maybe because they were ordered NOT to ,... you see pilots just don't do things on their own... they fly under orders and DO things under orders...WW3 would have started otherwise...
actually they could have been eye witness's as to what the saw. in a Court of Law.
The CVR was damaged but the memory module was intact. Furthermore no evidence or indications of manipulation of the CVR was found. "Following the examination, the CVR data was successfully downloaded and contained valid data from the flight. The downloaded data have to be further analysed and investigated."
It is quite plausible that the fighters were sent up to "nudge" the airliner into dangerous airspace so it could be shot down by a surface to air missile...
Waiting for the results of the "independent" investigation, hope the russians have a copy and it cannot be faked...
Why would Russia even get a copy, as they have no citizens on that plane therefore they have no reason to even be involved unless they are going to get the separatists to stop mining the road to the crash site.
The 10-day NATO exercise code named «BREEZE 2014» has ended in Black Sea. The exercise, which included the use of electronic warfare and electronic intelligence aircraft such as the Boeing EA-18G Growler and the Boeing E3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), coincided with the shootdown of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine, some 40 miles from the Russian border. NATO ships and aircraft had the Donetsk and Luhansk regions under total radar and electronic surveillance.
The U.S. Army has revealed that the 10-day exercise involved «commercial traffic monitoring». Because of the sophistication of the electronic warfare and intelligence used during SEA BREEZE, it can be assumed that commercial traffic monitoring included monitoring the track of MH-
originally posted by: Vasa Croe
Could the bullet holes have come from those on the ground after the crash?
ETA: Just looked at the pics on the sourced article from the one you linked and they do look a lot like bullet holes, entry and exit. Much larger than a hole any soldiers handheld weapon would make.