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Follow latest updates at http://twitter.com/rt_com and http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Fresh explosions and gunfire have been heard in Tripoli, as international coalition forces continue to bombard Libya. The country's government says further civilian casualties occured following a third day of allied air strikes. Meanwhile, troops loyal to the Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi are reportedly attacking rebel strongholds in the west.
http://news.sky.com/home/video Sky's Anna Botting is shown round the luxurious plane of Colonel Gaddafi - with its jacuzzi and sumptuous seats. Her guides: the rebel fighters who helped secure the airport in the fight for Tripoli.
Footage which appears to show a Free Libyan Air Force jet flying just feet from the ground has emerged online. The clip appeared on the Libyan Air Force Facebook page, and claims to show a MiG-23 flying above a runway, in May this year.
On January 4, 1989, near the Libya coast, Two F-14s from the USS John F. Kennedy are alerted to a pair of Libyan MiG-23 Floggers. The MiG-23s had taken off from Al Bumbaw Airfield near Tobruk. The F-14 Tomcats locked the MiGs with their powerful AWG radar. Normally such a radar lock resulted in the MiGs retreating back to Libya, not this time. The Tomcats were threatened by AA-7 Apex missiles and were cleared to engage the MiGs. During a lengthy six to eight minute air battle, the MiGs continued to threaten the Tomcats and finally, after several attempts to evade the MiG radar threat, the incoming pair of MiG-23s were declared hostile and the F-14 crews were cleared to engage. The crew of the lead F-14A, fired an AIM-7 Sparrow missile which did not stike its target, while the second F-14A ...
A French fighter jet fired on a Libyan military vehicle, the first reported offensive action in a international military operation against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's forces, a French defence official said on Saturday. A French defence ministry spokesman said the strike happened at 1645 GMT on Saturday. He said the target was confirmed as a military vehicle, but it was not clear what kind. No hostile fire on the French jet has been reported, the spokesman said. Meanwhile U.S. and British ships and submarines launched the first phase of a missile assault on Libyan air defenses and a senior American defense official said it was believed Moammar Gadhafi's air defenses suffered substantial damage.
Fighter Jet Crashes In Lybia. The Mig jet has crashed in the Libyan city Tubruq. It seems the crash occurred due to technical failure of the aircraft.. The plane crashed into a house and there are also reports that a young boy was also killed by the impact. Its not known if this is the full extent of the casualties. The crash happend during memorial ceremony for another pilot who died through a similar accident four days ago. This is the third accident in a series of technical faults after a Mig fighter jet crashed into wasteland during Operation Dignity. Ansar Al-Sharia militants claimed to have shot down the jet but Lybian officals said it also was an technical problem. Subscribe to WarLeaks for more intense combat footage and other military related videos.
The French military has released a video it claims shows French fighter jets bombing a Libyan ammunitions depot south of Tripoli on March 28th. The 32 seconds black and white sequence appears to show five explosions as munitions hit their targets, which the French military said were in Gharyan, 100 kilometres south of Tripoli. Meanwhile the U.S. is reportedly sending CIA teams into Libya to gather intelligence and set up links with rebels. It comes as doubts grow about the exact makeup of the movement to oust Colonel Gadaffi. That's prompted criticism of plans to arm them, with NATO officials themselves admitting they fear that Al-Qaeda fighters are among the rebels.
Britain's Royal Air Force jet fighters participating in operations against Libya were seen being refuelled in midair as they flew in the skies over Cyprus on Wednesday. RAF Akrotiri, one of two British military bases on Cyprus' southern coast, is hosting VC-10, RAF E3D and Sentinel surveillance aircrafts which provide refuelling capability to help enforce the no-fly zone. RT on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RTnews RT on Twitter: http://twitter.com/RT_com
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A Libyan fighter jet reportedly crashed into a residential area Tuesday, killing the pilot and a child. The MiG-21 reportedly spun out of control during a memorial event honouring a pilot killed in a crash last week. Officials blamed both incidents on mechanical problems. A video posted online apparently shows the moment the plane exploded into flames in the eastern city of Tobruk. Witnesses told the AFP news agency that they saw smoke coming from one of the plane’s engines before it hit an apartment building. Security officials blamed a hydraulic system failure for the crash, AFP reported. The jet was reportedly flown by a pilot loyal to General Khalifa Haftar. Forces and fighter jets belonging to Hifter have been battling Islamist militias called The Benghazi Revolutionary Shura Coun...
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Follow latest updates at http://twitter.com/rt_com and http://www.facebook.com/RTnews A U.S. official says both the crew of an F 15 fighter jet that crashed in Libya are safe and back in American hands. The official, speaking Tuesday on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak on the record, said a Marine Corps Osprey search and rescue aircraft retrieved the pilot. He says the second crew member, a weapon's officer, was recovered by Libyan rebel forces and is now in U.S hands. The crash occurred Monday night at 2130 GMT after what the military says was an equipment malfunction. Its exact location was not given.
A military plane was shot Saturday morning on top of Benghazi, a stronghold of the rebellion in eastern Libya, and crashed, found the AFP journalists. The military plane that flew over the city for a few minutes fell into a spin on a residential area where it crashed, causing an explosion followed by a very black smoke Saturday, March 19, 20h A "twenty aircraft" French were engaged in the operation on the territory of Libya by the staff of the armed forces had also said that French was the first shooting occurred at 17:45. The target was a vehicle forces Gaddafi. The aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle was to sail on Sunday for Libya. Channel Al-Jazeera announced later in the evening than 4 tanks were destroyed by Libyan French aviation. Voices began to speak out against armed i...