downed aircraft


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downed aircraft

Aircraft forced to land, ditched, or shot down as a result of enemy action.
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The PAN delegation in the Senate urged the Mexican president to withdraw its offer to support Venezuela's move to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council unless the South American country provides more details related to the downed aircraft.
The downed aircraft was an AH-1 Cobra helicopter that had been taken from the Defense reutilization and marketing office yard at McGregor Range Base Camp and transported to Stewart Drop Zone in preparation for the mission.
The two Black Hawks returned to base with the pilots of the downed aircraft in order to get an aircraft recovery team.
They flew missions to Hong Kong, the Philippines, Okinawa, Singapore, and Borneo, in which their main objective was to search for downed aircraft, ships, and submarines.
The system also can be used to create worst-case scenarios that would be impossible, dangerous or expensive to create in the real world, such as a nuclear disturbance, extreme weather conditions, or a downed aircraft.
During World War II owners gave more than a quarter of a million pigeons to our Defence Forces and they were used most effectively to carry messages from battlefronts and to save lives from sinking ships and downed aircraft.
When I was firing, I was about 70' to 100' over the downed aircraft, trying to provide cover.
A second Sun Quest incident -- a midair collision five years ago over Van Nuys Airport with a plane owned by actor Jim Carey -- resulted in no downed aircraft or injury.
Unfortunately, the friends also find a downed aircraft full of cocaine close to the site of the shipwreck.
The pilot of the downed aircraft, Anthony Horvath, 24, of Creswell, received a bump on his forehead, Harrold said.
Requiring airports to improve their response times in reaching downed aircraft.
Direction-finding radio that enables pilots to track the emergency locator transmitter signal from downed aircraft.