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Commander 598
03-26-2001, 10:05 PM
TWO U.S. JETS ARE MISSING!!!!!!!!!!

Ike
03-26-2001, 10:47 PM
just stay calm... now where did you have them last? try to retrace your steps...

Commander 598
03-26-2001, 11:11 PM
I'm serious.They were last seen in Scotland and I think they were running a training mission.

Ike
03-26-2001, 11:29 PM
gee, i think we should alert Master Lynn and tell him to keep an eye out. http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/rolleyes.gif

i got bigger things to worry about than a couple missing planes. It's not like the gov't is going to refund us the money it took to build them.

[This message has been edited by Ike (edited March 26, 2001).]

Poor Bastard
03-26-2001, 11:32 PM
Originally posted by Commander 598:
TWO U.S. JETS ARE MISSING!!!!!!!!!!

what

Nute Gunray
03-26-2001, 11:44 PM
oh no two 25 year old fighter up and vanished!!!!!
i'm more interested in the poor pilots than replaceable hardware.

Admiral
03-27-2001, 12:27 AM
I'm with Nute, I hope the pilots are ok.

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Commander 598
03-27-2001, 01:00 AM
How bout both?

Nute Gunray
03-27-2001, 01:14 AM
i really don't care about $80 million worth of F-15C that's going to be replaced in four years by F-22As.

Commander 598
03-27-2001, 01:20 AM
What if that was an act of war against the US?
What if the F-15s were F-22s? Or F-18s?

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Poor Bastard
03-27-2001, 01:27 AM
Originally posted by Commander 598:
What if that was an act of war against the US?
What if the F-15s were F-22s? Or F-18s?


THEN WE WILL HAVE WAR AND EVERYBODY WILL DIE. Happy now?

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Commander 598
03-27-2001, 01:32 AM
<font size=15>YEEEEEEEEESSSSSS!!!!!!!</font>

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Nute Gunray
03-27-2001, 01:37 AM
Now pay attention:
1) SCOTLAND DID NOT SHOOT DOWN US FIGHTERS. Think about it for a minute and it will start to make sense
2) I WOULD HAVE THE SAME AMOUNT OF CARE FOR THE FIGHTERS HAD THEY BEEN F-22S, F-18S, OR ANYTHING ELSE. Aircraft can be replaced. Pilots can't.
3) THERE ARE OVER 1000 F-15Cs. That means that we lost .2% of our F-15Cs. That means we lost like .002% of all our fighters. HORROR OF HORRORS.
4) NOW SHUT UP. If you feel the need to continue to rant, please rant about the whereabouts of the two pilots or the two piots that died in Germany today when their RC-17 crashed.

Poor Bastard
03-27-2001, 01:41 AM
Originally posted by Nute Gunray:
1) SCOTLAND DID NOT SHOOT DOWN US FIGHTERS. Think about it for a minute and it will start to make sense

THE SCOTTISH WILL ATTACK!!! RUN FOR THE HILLS!!

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Commander 598
03-27-2001, 01:41 AM
I never Scotland shot them down.I'm thinking that someone else on Scottish soil did.Either that or they were captured.
Now of course where are the pilots?With the fighters or in enemy hands?

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Commander 598
03-27-2001, 01:43 AM
Originally posted by Poor Bastard:
THE SCOTTISH WILL ATTACK!!! RUN FOR THE HILLS!!



AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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Poor Bastard
03-27-2001, 01:46 AM
Originally posted by Commander 598:
I never Scotland shot them down.I'm thinking that someone else on Scottish soil did.Either that or they were captured.
Now of course where are the pilots?With the fighters or in enemy hands?


CONSPIRACY THEORIES R' US

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Taarkin
03-27-2001, 02:09 AM
Whenever any non-ground vehicle is "missing", that means it blew up/crahed/sank.

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Rogue 9
03-27-2001, 04:12 AM
There is still no word on the aircraft or there pilots, it is safe to assume they either went down, or they have gone AWOL

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milkshake
03-27-2001, 05:42 AM
If those F-15's are a pile of metal right now, thoses would be the FIRST EVER F-15s lost.

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Nute Gunray
03-27-2001, 06:22 AM
Originally posted by milkshake:
If those F-15's are a pile of metal right now, thoses would be the FIRST EVER F-15s lost.


I'm roaring in laughter right now. We've lost DOZENS of them. Even a few of the fancy Strike Eagles (in combat no less).
The ONLY thing we never lost is a B-2A. They ALWAYS worked. How odd.

Zoom Rabbit
03-27-2001, 07:47 AM
I told you guys that electric sheep were a problem on the Scottish highlands (because the lack of tree cover leads to a buildup of static electricity in their wool), but did anyone believe me? No-ooo...

I think it's fairly obvious what happened to those planes. http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/biggrin.gif

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Ham Yoyo
03-27-2001, 08:14 AM
So that is what I shot down playing XWA tonight. They didn't look like TIEs. http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/biggrin.gif

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Darth Sceltor
03-27-2001, 03:34 PM
I always knew the scottish were evil!!! http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/biggrin.gif

Commander 598
03-27-2001, 04:34 PM
It wasn't anyone on from this fricken planet!
It was the Vong!


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Nute Gunray
03-27-2001, 05:11 PM
Body Found in Search for U.S. Fighter Jets

LONDON (March 27) - Search teams have spotted wreckage and a body in the Scottish Highlands where two U.S. F-15 jets were reported missing, the Royal Air Force said Tuesday.

The wreckage, identified as an F-15, was found amid blinding snow near the summit of the 4,296-foot Ben Macdhui, the tallest peak in the Cairngorm mountains.

''Rescuers searching for two missing American aircraft in the Cairngorms have discovered a body, believed to be one of the missing pilots,'' the Royal Air Force said.

''The body was found in the vicinity of an aircraft wreck on the eastern side of Ben Macdhui which has been confirmed as the remains of an F-15,'' the statement said. It said the body was not yet identified

The search was being conducted by up to 250 RAF members, police and civilian personnel, including three RAF mountain rescue teams. The RAF said earlier the search was being hampered by ''whiteout'' snows and 46 mph winds.

The aircraft - each with one pilot on board - disappeared 45 minutes after taking off for a training mission Monday from Lakenheath air base, 75 miles northeast of London.

The F-15s disappearance and a crash Monday of a U.S. Army reconnaissance plane in Germany that killed two pilots are the latest in a string of tragic military mishaps in recent weeks.

In Germany, a team of experts from the U.S. Army Safety Center at Fort Rucker, Ala. launched an investigation Tuesday into the crash of the RC-12, a twin-engine propeller aircraft used to detect, identify and locate enemy radar and electronic communications.

The plane crashed in a forest about eight miles from Nuremberg, killing the two pilots on board, as it was returning to base in Wiesbaden, Army spokeswoman Hilde Patton said from 5th Corps headquarters at Heidelberg.

German and American authorities at the scene were attempting to recover the pilots' remains from the crash scene, Patton said.

There was no initial indication of what caused the crash, Patton said. The pilots - assigned to the 205th Military Intelligence Brigade - were identified as George A. Graves, 44, and Lance Hill, 43, both chief warrant officers. Hill was a native of Paradise, Calif., while Graves' hometown was not immediately known.

It is unusual for more than one U.S. military plane to crash on the same day, but fatal training accidents are by no means rare. On March 3 an Army C-23 Sherpa crashed in Georgia, killing all 21 people on board. On March 12, five American servicemen and one New Zealand army officer were killed when a U.S. Navy F/A-18 mistakenly hit them with bombs during training in Kuwait.

On Feb. 12, two Army Black Hawk helicopters collided during a nighttime training session in Hawaii on Feb. 12, killing six soldiers.

Statistics show that, overall, U.S. military aviation has become safer in recent years. For the fiscal year ended last Sept. 30, the military aviation accident rate was 1.23 per 100,000 flight hours - the lowest ever recorded. Fifty-eight service members were killed in aviation accidents that year, including one of the worst in years - a Marine Corps V-22 Osprey crash last April that killed all 19 Marines aboard

Commander 598
03-27-2001, 10:56 PM
I was about to comment on that f-15 after I had heard that they had confirmed that it was the f-15 and pilot(Still with parachute)

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Flying Beastie
03-30-2001, 01:59 PM
You guys were worried about SCOTLAND declaring war? http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/rolleyes.gif

<small>Bloody colonial idjits.</small>

Originally posted by Nute Gunray:
The pilots - assigned to the 205th Military Intelligence Brigade

That explains it. http://www.xwingalliance.com/forums/wink.gif

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