Re: Raisin Bombers over Afghanistan

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Thu Sep 27 2001 - 19:10:24 MDT

At 03:20 PM 9/27/01 -0700, Jeff Davis wrote:

>>The humanitarian airdrop
>> planes'd be shot down
>> quicksmart by Taliban missiles.

>The air war
>over Kosovo was carried out from, what?, 15,000 ft?,
>to avoid just such losses. And, in that regard, it
>was one hundred percent successful. [...]
>Do better next time, you're ruining my image of you.

Maybe spy drones fly too low, could that be it?,1361,557075,00.html

>Julian Borger in Washington and Richard
> Norton-Taylor
> Monday September 24, 2001
> The Guardian
> In what may prove to be the first shot of the
> war in Afghanistan, the country's ruling Taliban
> militia claimed yesterday to have downed an
> unmanned spy plane, and the Pentagon admitted
> that one of its drones was missing.

Damien Broderick

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