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Originally posted by WissNX01
Instead of thinking that aliens are after Navy fighters, maybe you should pick up your English book...
US military suspects two F-18s collided over Iraq
My Way News ^ | May 3, 2005 (5:01 PM (ET)) | Reuters
Posted on 05/04/2005 5:57:17 AM PDT by tongue-tied
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military has found the body of the pilot of one of two Marine Corps jets that crashed in Iraq and believes the warplanes may have collided in mid-air, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.
The U.S. military lost contact with the two Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet aircraft in Iraq on Monday night, a military statement said. The planes were flying from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, the military said.
In Washington, defense officials said they suspected the two fighters collided in mid-air at 30,000 feet, but no final conclusion had been reached.
One official, who asked not to be identified, said an emergency beacon from one of the planes was located on the ground about 25 km (15.53 miles) southwest of Kerbala....
(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.myway.com ...
Originally posted by Gazrok
I remember seeing a story about 2 missing F-18s from the Carl Vinson, but that was just this month....(believed to have collided in mid-air)???