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Old 20th Jun 2019, 11:36
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Originally Posted by ORAC View Post
Over international waters monitoring maritime traffic - and Iranian fast inshore patrol craft. I can see how, after last week, itís presence would have pissed the Iranians off. They fired on the one monitoring the tankers which were attacked a few days ago.

Should be easy to prove one way or the other. It would have been squawking and showing on ATC radar when hit to show itís location.
Unless they were in Iranian airspace, which (ahem, allegedly) happened all the time in the Khosrowabad area with US aircraft heading SE out of Iraqi airspace.
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