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Turkish Jets Force Syrian Plane (after departing Moscow) to Land over Suspicious Cargo (Weapons)
Turkish TV ^

Posted on 10/10/2012 12:39:58 PM PDT by silentknight

Turkish state TV: Turkish fighter jets have forced a Syrian passenger plane coming from Moscow to land at the Ankara airport. 2 hours ago


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: aviation; esb; fighterjets; missileparts; syria; syriaplane; syriaplaneforcedown; syriaplaneintercept; turkey; waronterror
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1 posted on 10/10/2012 12:40:04 PM PDT by silentknight
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To: silentknight

Reports that Russia may have been smuggling weapons in on a passenger airline


2 posted on 10/10/2012 12:42:51 PM PDT by silentknight
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To: silentknight

Hmmm. Somebody knows something is on that flight that isn’t supposed to be there.


3 posted on 10/10/2012 12:43:04 PM PDT by MarketR
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Hmmm...wonder who was on that plane? And why was he in Moscow?


4 posted on 10/10/2012 12:43:04 PM PDT by ryderann
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The plot thickens.


5 posted on 10/10/2012 12:43:26 PM PDT by Pete (Check out an 11 year old entrepreneur: boodlies.com)
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At the same link: “Al-Jazeera: Ankara has suspended all civilian flights from and to Syria.”


6 posted on 10/10/2012 12:43:55 PM PDT by norcal joe
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To: silentknight

Not to worry, President Big Bird will come to the rescue and defuse the tension...


7 posted on 10/10/2012 12:44:55 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: norcal joe

The passenger list and material manifest should prove to be interesting !


8 posted on 10/10/2012 12:45:50 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Islam is a religion AND a political system. There is no separation of church and state in Islam)
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To: norcal joe

The passenger list and cargo manifest should prove to be interesting.


9 posted on 10/10/2012 12:46:53 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Islam is a religion AND a political system. There is no separation of church and state in Islam)
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To: norcal joe

After reading Al Jazeera article, it seems that Ankara has suspended all civilian “Turkish” flights from and to Syria.


10 posted on 10/10/2012 12:48:11 PM PDT by norcal joe
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To: silentknight

They think there were weapons on it.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2012/10/201210101804010971.html


11 posted on 10/10/2012 12:49:48 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: silentknight

Quick, someone send in the Secretary of Boob Oogling!


12 posted on 10/10/2012 12:49:55 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: silentknight

Russia doesn’t need to use passenger planes to smuggle arms to Syria.


13 posted on 10/10/2012 12:50:06 PM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: rfp1234

Can you say Beer Summit?


14 posted on 10/10/2012 12:57:38 PM PDT by irishtenor (Everything in moderation, however, too much whiskey is just enough... Mark Twain)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

the diplomatic pouch would probably go by pax flight.

of course the russians might not take kindly to turkey
rummaging through their secret stuff.


15 posted on 10/10/2012 12:57:48 PM PDT by RitchieAprile (The 'great orator' Joe Biden? *That* Joe Biden??)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

I have a feeling we will never know what was onboard


16 posted on 10/10/2012 12:58:31 PM PDT by silentknight
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To: irishtenor

Muslims can’t drink alcohol.........just like Baptists.(heh-heh).......


17 posted on 10/10/2012 1:01:52 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: silentknight

This is clearly the result of a video on youtube.


18 posted on 10/10/2012 1:03:17 PM PDT by verum ago (Some people must truly be in love, for only love can be so blind.)
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To: Red Badger
To an Irishman, beer is a vitamin supplement, not an alcoholic beverage.
19 posted on 10/10/2012 1:03:57 PM PDT by irishtenor (Everything in moderation, however, too much whiskey is just enough... Mark Twain)
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