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Pathetic: MH17 Crashed! Comments and Experience are needed.

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Hello, Guys!

 

As Flight MH17 has crashed from (probably) missile. Its mean commercial flight is unsafe on 33,000ft too? Too much pathetic. No safety of Aircraft at 33000ft. Its mean it'll be unsafe at at 40000ft too.

 

What do you say: At how much height a missile can hit the aircraft and at how much height a heavy kalashnikov can hit aircraft?

 

Your ideas and experienced needed,

 

Regards,

 

http://metro.co.uk/2014/07/17/flight-mh17-malaysian-airlines-passenger-plane-shot-down-over-ukraine-4801902/

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It is going to change the way we view airline safety.

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An A-12, the predecessor to the SR-71, came home with missile fragments after being hit over Vietnam.

 

https://www.cia.gov/news-information/featured-story-archive/2013-featured-story-archive/pieces-of-history-missile-debris-from-a-12-oxcart.html

 

Surface to air missiles have long been capable of hitting targets well above 30,000 feet. What may have lulled people into a false sense of security in this case is that the shoulder launched missiles rebel groups typically have don't quite have the same range as the larger vehicle mounted models. However, it appears that in the Ukraine one of the groups has got their hands on larger vehicle mounted SAMs somehow.

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It is going to change the way we view airline safety.

 

It will if they continue to route flights over war zones, what lunatic thought that flying directly over the Ukraine when a civil war is in full swing was a good idea.

Lots of room for a negligence claim by the victims families right there.

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Guys, there is already a thread on this tragedy. Also, this doesn't belong in the Virtual airline forum so I'm combining it with the existing thread.

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I'm not sure why there was any question considering the infamous Francis Gary Powers high altitude U2 was shot down by Russian missle back in 1960. That was purportedly at over 70,000 ft.

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Why ?

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