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kleinbl00  ·  1421 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How crazy am I to think I actually know where that Malaysia Airlines plane is?

Twice. Twice shot a commercial plane down.

That's okay. It's not like the US has clean hands on this one.

Flight 007 was one of the reasons cited as to why Mathias Rust was allowed to land a Cessna in Red Square; contrary to the narrative at the time ("Soviet air defenses were just that bad"), Soviet Air Defense followed him the entire time, just nobody wanted to be the guy responsible for blowing a Cessna out of the sky.