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And yet anything over 20000 ft is relatively safe. So a plane flying at 33000 ft is not in any danger of a manpad.
So you admit to being part of the group that is always around to blame Russia. Good.
Because despite Russia being demonized the rebels still control the territory they held and have even expanded some. The Ukrainian government is in a slightly worse position now than they were before MH17. What help has demonising Russia given the Ukraine?
What I said is that planes had already been shot from altitudes above the reach of manpads, indicating that they had systems of the category that can reach out to above 33.000 ft
its more than likely an error in what they thought
…and you can see that in the various threads we have about this topic.
Who says it wasn't shot by the Ukrainians themselves?
While governments will use every crisis they can for their own gains, there is a risk/reward factor. If it turns out that the Ukrainian military did it, they risk all the assistance they've been getting, as well as sanctions against them making getting needed supplies harder, plus monetary compensation later.
That pretty much sums nothing up…
You mean like here where you crop photos and lie to cover it up?
Well because the BUK systems that UKraine used would have been manned by soldiers that would be using the whole battery which would show them it was a commercial airliner, and the separatists didn't have that experience or the whole battery to use. You can use the BUK without the rest of the battery, but your not able to identify the plane your shooting at.
And you seem to overlook one big thing...the separatists have no planes so why would Ukraine be using the system in the first place,
One last thing...how did Ukraine get a BUK deep into separatist held land without being captured or destroyed, and how did they get out after shooting this plane down again without being noticed?