Iranian EWAC IL76 caught on video falling out of the sky

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    Wow. As much as I am not a fan of the Iranian politicians, I hate to see this kind of thing happen to any aviator. :salute:
     
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    Dam that was brutal, and I totally agree with Eric :salute:
     
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    Aaww schucks...
     
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    Another Hallmark moment from Matt...... :evil4:
     
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    The aircraft that crashed was not an Iranian AF AWACS, but a Tupolev Tu-154 of Caspian Airlines which crashed near the Qazvin Iran.
    It appears that the aircraft flew through the Iranian AF C-130 Hercules' jet wash, and the airline pilot lost control as it rolled onto its back. 168 on board were, of course, all killed.
     
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    #7 Matt308, Jun 24, 2011
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    What the hell was he doing crossing so close behind another flight in an ICAO compliant airspace? Didn't hear about that one. You have any links for that?

    I show it as an Il-76MD lost in an airshow (which explains the close proximity) and only the crew was lost.
     
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    I think you got it wrong buddy
     
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