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#1 "Technical problem"? I suppose this could cause "technical problems"...
An opposition source working with rebels in the area told Reuters the insurgents used anti-aircraft guns to down the jet."It was a MiG-21 brought down by a 14.5 anti-aircraft gun, the biggest in the rebel arsenal. The plane was flying too low and was within range. We have no information whether the pilot survived," the source said.
They've supposedly got the pilot.
Activists released a video on YouTube which they said showed the pilot, named in the footage as Colonel Mufeed Mohammed Suleiman. Rebels who say they shot down the jet and captured Suleiman are shown questioning a graying, balding man. He is seated at a table in a black shirt next to several rebels in green camouflage uniforms and holding assault rifles.
Posted by tu3031 2012-08-14 01:47||