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Originally posted by Daedalus3
Yes over 20 years ago this disaster was a major shock to all...
I've seen many a documentary on this and read many articles..but all are too clouded with contreversy and biased opinions...
1. Why didn't the crew of the airliner respond to all the alert and warning procedures displayed by the pursuing Su-15s
2. Did the crew ever see the fighters??
3. Why did the US ambassado choose to expose such a serious matter during a UNSC meeting..(unfortunately the Russian ambassador wasn't informed of the incident till then)..?
4. Why did they divert so much from course even the airline pilots had flown that course many times before??
5. Why didnt the Russians try and force the plane down??..fire guns at the wings, maime it somehow??Why fire missiles directly??