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shoot·down

 (sho͞ot′doun′)
n.
The destruction of an aircraft or satellite above the earth's surface by means of missiles or gunfire.

shootdown

(ˈʃuːtˌdaʊn)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the act of shooting down an aircraft
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Iranians were allowed to sue for harm done to Iran, for example, by the 1953 coup and the 1989 shootdown of an Iran Air planw.
r The confrontation with Syria and Russia that led to the shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet just south of here two weeks ago seems to have eased, at least for now.
The shootdown came a little more than two hours after forces allied with the Syrian regime of Bashar Al Assad attacked the north-central Syria town of Ja'Din, which was controlled by the SDF.
A CIA spokesman defended the live-tweeting, saying the agency has done similar postings to recall other historical events, including the U-2 spy plane shootdown over the Soviet Union in 1960, the Glomar operation to recover wreckage of a Soviet submarine in the 1960s and 1970s, the evacuation of Saigon in 1975 and the rescue of Americans from Tehran in 1979, (http://abcnews.
Asked if this was a breach of the cease-fire agreement, he described the incident as an "alleged shootdown," adding: "We just didn't have the details.
The SU-24 shootdown in November by Turkey, the constant accusations of "Russia bombing the wrong terrorists" by Washington and it's allies, the non-stop influx of fresh Al-Qaeda recruits through the Turkish border are just a few examples of these attempts at sabotaging and undermining the Syrian-Russian efforts to combat terrorism and extremism.
Turkey planned and staged its shootdown of a Russian warplane to disrupt development of a genuine coalition against ISIS, preferring instead to press ahead with its war against the Kurds and Assad.
19, 1981, F-14 shootdown of two Libyan Su-22s, but also of other encounters that took place between U.
Secretary of State John Kerry will press Moscow on the need for de-escalation with Ankara after Turkey's shootdown of a Russian plane at the Syrian border, the White House said on Monday, according to Reuters.
Now Jaysh al-Islam says they've captured what they claim is a Russian pilot, though neither that nor the shootdown has been confirmed.
Like hijackings in the 1970s, the Korean Airlines 007 fighter jet shootdown, and the Pan Am 103 bombing, the downing of MH17 represents an abhorrent, watershed moment in civil aviation history," said Pillsbury Law partner Kenneth Quinn, a former U.
At a speech at a university in Brisbane, Obama called Russia's aggression against Ukraine a "threat to the world, as we saw in the appalling shootdown of MH-17, a tragedy that took so many innocent lives, among them your fellow citizens,'' a reference to the Australian citizens and residents who were killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine.