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DEathgod65
DEathgod65 Mar 27 2013, 2:06pm says:

Not so stealthy now, eh?

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bartpp7
bartpp7 Mar 27 2013, 2:12pm says:

They also shot down a B2 bomber, how the hell where they able to do that?

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☦BalkanB☢y☦ Creator
☦BalkanB☢y☦ Mar 27 2013, 3:03pm replied: +9 votes   reply to comment
aidas2
aidas2 Mar 29 2013, 6:51am replied:

It really wasn't it came from mixing up the f117 and B2 because both are stealth bombers. If a B2 was ever shot down, we'd see tons of footage of it like the F117 and yet there's none.

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☦BalkanB☢y☦ Creator
☦BalkanB☢y☦ Mar 29 2013, 8:26am replied:

It is because it fell in the Croatia, so we couldn't get material evidence. Their firefighters said a plane size of a football field fell in forest. Here's the video of interview with commander of the rocket brigade that also downed the F-117A:
Youtube.com

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aidas2
aidas2 Mar 29 2013, 3:17pm replied:

He mentions that Germany and Croatia knew that a B2 was shot down and even published it on the news and Yugoslavian news didn't because they couldn't get to the crash site. Makes no sense and where's all the news footage then? Some people say that 3 F117 were shot down. It's just a made up story to boast even more. And how would you explain the fact that a total of 21 were created and 20 still fly because Kansas (not Texas as the guy says) crashed? And no more than 21 were ever produced? And I doubt they would waste money make a 22nd B2 just to cover up Missouri, costs way too much and some of the aircraft enthusiasts would obviously notice that the Missouri is missing and report to some magazine.

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-HawkEye- Author
-HawkEye- Mar 29 2013, 6:28pm replied:

Where is footage? It's in some archives, in file far away from the eyes of you, me and rest of us. One F-117A was shot down (on the picture), another two were damaged. Yes, there is a story that even those two crushed on the airfield, but USAF don't want to talk.
B-2 crushed in the forest, but the amount of damage isn't known. Americans are refusing to talk, that would be another impact on their Air Force. They've covered it up and end of story.
Here is another story- bomber B-1 Lancer, also took a flight above Serbia. Yugoslav AA noticed him and shoot after him. He disappeared, and USAF marked it not as shot down but M.I.A. So, how the plane of that size can just disappear, tell me? It's 100% true story.

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ThatBritishBloke
ThatBritishBloke Mar 27 2013, 3:55pm says:

It would seem the greatest threat to any american aircraft is the ground crew who service them and the pilots who fly them.

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Airaviper
Airaviper Mar 27 2013, 11:02pm buried:

(buried)

Stop with the America hate please.

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SunnyBittern
SunnyBittern Mar 28 2013, 7:48am replied:

Ye, lets hate Iran and North Korea instead!

Just accept that not everyone in the world worships The Greater Hamburger.

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bartpp7
bartpp7 Mar 28 2013, 4:04pm replied:

Whats wrong with the Great Hamburger hes tasty specialy with salad mmmm im hungary now :)

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Airaviper
Airaviper Mar 29 2013, 2:05am replied:

I don't want worshipping and I don't want to hate on any nation. I just don't like people bashing my homeland.

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OminousSpudd
OminousSpudd Mar 29 2013, 3:05am replied:

Oh I don't know, your homeland pretty happily bashes everyone else.

BTW no one was bashing the US in the first place.

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The_Freedom_Fighter
The_Freedom_Fighter Mar 29 2013, 3:57am replied:

Airaviper, what do you think when you see a picture of a destroyed Iraqi T-72?

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Hideyoshi_Raian
Hideyoshi_Raian Mar 29 2013, 6:26am replied:

Or Iraq Child head getting blasted

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Airaviper
Airaviper Mar 29 2013, 1:22pm replied:

I'm just an American patriot. Not a nationalist. I don't think I'm superior to any other nation and I don't go around bashing other nations.

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OminousSpudd
OminousSpudd Mar 29 2013, 4:21pm replied:

What don't you understand about "We aren't bashing any nation?"

I'd praise a WW2 German ace getting a truckload of kills, and the same for a Brit. It doesn't mean I'm suddenly bashing the Brits or Germans does it?

And what if it had been the other way round? The Soviets created some super stealth plane and bragged the heck out of it, and it goes and gets shot down by a Texan wielding a shotgun. Lol? You'd be all over it I'm sure.

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djbanny
djbanny Mar 28 2013, 2:31am says:

They were able to do it with luck. What we don't know is how many missles were launched at the plane.

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-HawkEye- Author
-HawkEye- Mar 28 2013, 8:10am says:

This picture is not posted to bring (more) hate on USA. This picture actually represent few things:

1. The invincible F-117A, who was unbeatable during 90's, was finally "grounded";
2. The zenith of USA stealth technology, which was F-117A, was shot down with an old, but upgraded, Soviet system S-125.
3. USA, with 19 more NATO countries, had attacked one country, not so well armed, and on the third day of war, Yugoslavs have shot down high-tech stealth plane.
4. Unlike the picture you posted after mine, in this case, the pilot didn't get killed. On the picture you've posted, it's MiG-29, shot down from more than 60km. As even Americans who shot him know, he's radar wasn't working. Yes, he was flying on the tin can, unlike your guys, who didn't even saw who did they shot. Here, meet the guy who was killed: Zoran Radosavljevich Upload.wikimedia.org

5. @djbanny read the description. That wasn't a Rambo movie so we need more than 100 rockets just to get him injured.

You guys really proved that the stereotypes of Americans are true with those your comments and picture you've posted. I'm just going to hope that you are not 39 and 22 years old like you've posted, because it would be really disturbing...

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djbanny
djbanny Apr 10 2013, 12:23am replied:

So you did use a hundred rockets. I was thinking more like three or four. Just kidding. my comment was just going on the footage I've seen in other conflicts in other countries where they just threw everything ( including the kitchen sink ) into the sky hoping to hit a nighthawk.

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The_Freedom_Fighter
The_Freedom_Fighter Mar 28 2013, 11:10am says:

Wow. Post a picture of a destroyed American tank/humvee/jet, considers it as anti-American. Does not compute!

Whats so different between a wreckage of a Russian MiG-29 and a wreckage of an American F-117? They're both planes which were shot down. Things like this always happen in armed conflicts.

Why do you guys like to criticise other people and overreact when they criticise you (I know a lot of you Americans aren't as stuck-up as this)?

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aidas2
aidas2 Mar 29 2013, 6:55am replied:

People bash mericans for this incident because mericans were all over the invisible and undetectable piece of state of the art flying technology like it's the modern god of war and everyone should **** themselfs from even hearing it's name and yet it got shot down by a 30 year old sam that doesn't even have proper targeting thus "shooting down" merican pride and incepting an endless ammount of lulz and trolling against the mericans.

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OminousSpudd
OminousSpudd Mar 28 2013, 4:19pm says:

This certainly was quite the embarrassing moment for the US. And quite the lolz for the Serbs.

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Kalga
Kalga Mar 28 2013, 8:54pm says:

Buy Soviet, because they have lifetime warranty!

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14 years ago, on the 27th March 1999., in 20:42 CET, Yugoslav Air Defence have shot down a F-117A "Nighthawk" (by 3rd Division, 250th Air Defense Brigade). It was shot down with S-125 "Neva" system (also known as "Pechora") which had "small tech innovation". F-117A crashed near the village of Budjanovci.

Few days later, for such actions of Yugoslavian Army, NATO punished the Yugoslavs with intense carpet bombing.

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