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  • Belgian AF lost F-16 to friendly fire

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian air force mechanic servicing a warplane at a base in the south of the country opened fire and destroyed another F-16 jet fighter on the tarmac...
    https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKCN1MM24E

    "Look at me I am Tom Cruise! Pew pew!"

  • #2
    See photos inside: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/b...6-pics-2018-10

    No one died... so I guess we can laugh.

    Does this make the mechanic the first Belgian with a recorded fighter kill in modern times?
    Does it count if on the ground?

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    • #3
      Does the Fighter than fired get a star painted on side for a kill?

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      • #4
        Epic... Would have loved to see it.

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        • #5
          Belgian air ace

          Q. And can you tell me why you left you last job......................

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          • #6
            I can only imagine how he must have felt the moment the plane exploded... "Oh... F**!!!*

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            • #7
              What the heck… imagine being responsible.

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              • #8
                I need to get my hands on the outcome of the investigation, this could potentially be an amazing Human Factors lesson in the making!

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by muck View Post
                  What the heck… imagine being responsible.
                  Im the only fvcking belgian «pilot» with «combat» experience and «confirmed kills» and they just gave me the boot. The system sucks.

                  In commie Belgium your Mainteinance crew shoots you down

                  Jeeeeeeez..... cant stop laughing..... poor dude

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                  • #10
                    Lets not forget that he made the kill with the canon, not an easy feat in the age of jet and missile combat.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Moose_Hates_You View Post
                      I need to get my hands on the outcome of the investigation, this could potentially be an amazing Human Factors lesson in the making!
                      Make a great episode of "Air crash investigtaion"

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by javahtmlcss View Post

                        Make a great episode of "Air crash investigtaion"
                        It's like a spoof of Iron Eagle.

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                        • #13
                          How did the master arm switch get set to "on" ?

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                          • #14
                            So, why weren't the munitions downloaded before he started working on it?

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                            • #15
                              Accidentally the Vulcan. Uh-huh....
                              Oh boy.

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