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Missing F-22 in Alaska

Discussion in 'Military' started by 08WhiteTRD, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. Nov 17, 2010 at 12:20 PM
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    08WhiteTRD

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    Last night around 7:40 pm, air traffic control lost contact with a F-22. A search and rescue mission is ongoing. Prayers go out to the pilot's family and friends.
     
  2. Nov 17, 2010 at 12:21 PM
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    rmb_crew

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    Wow thats too bad. Hope everything turns out ok.
     
  3. Nov 17, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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    sandboxpirate

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    Stripes.com is reporting they have found the wreckage in Denali National Park. No word on the Pilot.
     
  4. Nov 17, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    Mark C.

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    Geeeze! I hope he was able to eject and is safe!
     
  5. Nov 17, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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  6. Nov 17, 2010 at 4:39 PM
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  7. Nov 17, 2010 at 4:41 PM
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    when i first read the title, i thought it was stolen or misplaced lol. I was thinking "how the hell do you lose something like that?

    but in all seriousness, I hope the pilot is safe
     
  8. Nov 17, 2010 at 4:47 PM
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    08WhiteTRD

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    I have been to the area where the plane went down. It is very mountainous. It is right on the edge of the Alaskan Mountain Range. The weather is not a good thing up there right now too. It was well below freezing last night. It is -2 F up there right now.
     
  9. Nov 17, 2010 at 4:48 PM
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    Hoping they find the pilot.
     
  10. Nov 17, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    I thought the same thing, Will have him in my prayers.
     
  11. Nov 17, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    At least the pilot is dressed warm and has survival gear, that is and God willing that he is still alive. I probably know the pilot, I worked up there on the Raptors in 06-08, they haven't released any names yet.
    http://www.jber.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123231357
     
  12. Nov 17, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    Prayers for the pilot..
     
  13. Nov 17, 2010 at 10:42 PM
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    mrp192 REALLY!!

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    We had a big 3AMXS briefing this morning.. You know its bad when the colonel starts getting chocked up..

    At least its only 100 miles away and they havent seen the pilot yet. So that could be a good thing..
     
  14. Nov 18, 2010 at 12:28 PM
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    I remember having briefings like that up there before, esp when our the Wing commander died. It is a very good thing that he's only that far away and should have all his survival gear.
     
  15. Nov 18, 2010 at 12:35 PM
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    His seat has a pinger, dosent it??

    They should have him by now.

    not good.

    Prayers for the family.
     
  16. Nov 18, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    mrp192 REALLY!!

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    It does but its not working.. some people at the shop have there theory's but i dont really wanna say anything because its a theory so its not the fact.

    But right now the ANG have 2 choppers and a C130 flying around in the area..
     
  17. Nov 18, 2010 at 1:16 PM
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    Survival radio?? anything from that??

    All that stuff could be damaged, but the odds that both are,,

    Hope they find him alive and well.
     
  18. Nov 18, 2010 at 1:32 PM
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    Hope pilot is okay! Yeah when i first read it I thought Bin Laden stole a jet and went for a joyride
     
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    Prayers go out to the Pilot, the family and the rescue crews.
     
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