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Originally posted by ecoparity
I have a hard time accepting RT reports as confirmed factual news.
Most news falls far short of that standard but in RT's case, BS flying at the speed of light is still BS.
Originally posted by mbkennel
Westerners are not arming the jihadists, it is wealthy Gulf states which are.
Originally posted by Mizzijr
A commercial plane would not be able to maneuver past two guided missiles of whatever kind. I have no clue what shot at them.
IA-controlled Al Qaeda operatives in Syria are reporting Israeli war planes have began bombing Syria to destroy targets claimed to be chemical weapons plants. The bombings occurred over the weekend as the corporate media has gone into full-spin propaganda push to drum up support for military intervention claiming Syria crossed a red-line by using chemical weapons. The tailspin of rhetoric comes as the CIA has admitted it is arming Al Qaeda and hackers recently reveal the US hired mercanaries to use chemical weapons in Syria so it could be blamed on the government.
The Free Syrian Army (FSA) reports that Israeli fighter jets slipped into Damascus over the weekend and bombed a chemical weapons depot outside the city. Neither Damascus nor Jerusalem have yet confirmed the attack, according to UPI. According to The Jewish Press (JP) "many" reports came in over the weekend confirming the mission. Sources told the JP Israeli jets arrived over Damascus early Saturday morning and circled Assad's presidential compound before moving on to target the weapons site. Read more: www.businessinsider.com...
On Tuesday, Interfax’s source informed that the aircraft was attacked when it was flying at an altitude of 9,800 meters.
“The first missile detonated at 9,200 meters, the second one at 8,900 meters”, the source said.
Originally posted by majesticgent
Wouldn't they have to radio this increase in altitude to air traffic control?
After the crew reported the incident to Syrian ground control, the flight was allowed to gain altitude of nearly 1,000 meters more, according to the source.