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July 17, 2014

BREAKING: Airliner Reportedly Shot Down In Area Of Ukraine-Russia Border

Early reports but apparently a Malaysian Air (yes it appears to that Malaysian Air) passenger jet has gone down in the area of the border between Ukraine and Russia.

Malayan Air flight 11 was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

This comes shortly after reports a Russian air force jet shot down a Ukrainian military jet.

Russian jets shot down a Ukrainian SU-25 fighter plane that was on military operations over the east of Ukraine, where government forces are fighting to quell a pro-Russian separatist rebellion, the Ukrainian military said on Thursday.

It was the first time Ukraine had directly accused Russia of using air power in the war. In a previous attack on a military transporter, which it said was launched from Russia, Kiev was unable to specify whether it came from landbased missiles or airborne.

Russia's defence ministry declined to comment on Thursday's accusation by Kiev.

Note from AoS Missile guy Cuffy....

One other possibility..an air to air kill.

Via Noah Rothman...civilian jets are scrambling to get the hell out of dodge right now. Amazing.


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