Video: Jihadis raid site of U.S. jet crash in Anbar

posted at 12:39 pm on November 28, 2006 by Allahpundit

The Jawas have it. There’s only a glimpse of smoke in one shot, so the crash had probably occurred some time earlier. How come U.S. forces weren’t on the scene immediately?

The body of the pilot was taken after the video was shot, but given what happened to Tucker and Menchaca, I’ve got a feeling we’ll be seeing it again.

The crash happened in Anbar, by the way, where AQ is either widely despised or extremely popular, depending upon whom you read.

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The reports are confusing. If the U.S military were on the scene after the crash according to Jawa report and the body is missing, something is wrong.

Ouabam on November 28, 2006 at 12:50 PM

Oh that’s typical, I’ve seen snuff vids where the US Soldiers name badge is filmed… casually filmed…. twiddling thumbs and no US back-up.

I then look up the name on Google and find that it was some soldier in say, Minnesota…

Michelle states that Jihadists have a Google User Guide to Advance Jihad…

I guess US Citizens could do the same.

Infil places like IVillage (Redbook) with the truth about Jihadists; start with Daniel Pearl and Nick Berg. Show the treatment of women.

Then promote the wonderful USA.

ar_basin on November 28, 2006 at 12:52 PM

Btw, I said that was typical but I think it’s extremely sad.

I don’t feel that we are fighting the war that we should be fighting… last night on the Discovery Times I watched how KBR truck driver Thomas Hamill was captured; communication break down.

Pathetic…

The Army hadn’t secure the road where some 22 transport vehicles would be traveling… the fighting jihadist terrorists had some 200 troops and ambushed well.

ar_basin on November 28, 2006 at 1:02 PM

WTF are we not flattening these towns?????????????? WTF???

retired on November 28, 2006 at 1:06 PM

A pilot fighting for peace. Terrorists fighting for death. My prayers go out to this Hero and his family.

infidel on November 28, 2006 at 1:08 PM

WTF are we not flattening these towns?????????????? WTF???

Probably because they are full of innocent civilans who want the violence to stop even more than we do.

JaHerer22 on November 28, 2006 at 1:34 PM

Those other planes that were circling above shouda strafed anyone who went near that plane. I’m sure the Pilot would rather go out that way than to be tortured by jihadi assholes if he were captured alive.

Tony737 on November 28, 2006 at 1:42 PM

They also run like rabbits at the sound of approaching US warplanes.

…more like *LIGHT SWITCH ON* cockroaches…”RUN AWAY!”….

Puritan1648 on November 28, 2006 at 1:51 PM

Probably because they are full of innocent civilans who want the violence to stop even more than we do. — JaHerer22

…innocent civilians…who want the violence to stop….

…you know what I’m going to say, don’cha? Waaaaait for it….

*THEN WHY DID THEY SHOOT DOWN THE BLOODY PLANE?!*

…every time I see a plane flying over, I seem capable of resisting the urge to run and get my RPK and letting fly with a few rounds/dozen rounds/belts of 7.62mm party favors…even when they’re flying low over my village. That’s because I’d sort of like to retain my standing as an innocent civilian.

On the other hand, if this was a bird-strike, and the pilot was laying inert nearby, I’d offer these “innocents” the advice that filming the tragedy and showing regionally-recognized disrespect for the pilot, his aircraft and his country *ALSO* tends to make one look *LESS* like an innocent civilian, and *MORE* like a “player”.

So, the “innocent civilans who want the violence to stop” line wore thin on its first outing. If you want the violence to stop, you stop doing things and stop appearing like a guy capable of doing things which might tend to make others think that you’re not that interested in the violence stopping.

It’s hard over there to tell the players from the spectators. Thanks to the seditious activist press, our fighting men and women are constrained to make every effort to do so, however. This film, at least, identifies a few players, living evidently in a village of players. That simplifies things, at least.

Puritan1648 on November 28, 2006 at 2:00 PM

It’s time to set aside the Geneva Convention style of warfare and show by way of overwhelming pitiless force that enough is enough.
Sadly that lowers us to their level.
But whatever, if killing a few million jihad losers is what it’s going to take to get the rest to lay down their weapons, let’s get busy.
Besides they’re going to paradise anyhow….

G-man on November 28, 2006 at 3:36 PM

WTF are we not flattening these towns?????????????? WTF???

Probably because they are full of innocent civilans who want the violence to stop even more than we do.

JaHerer22 on November 28, 2006 at 1:34 PM

Hardly innocent civilians. Those Mohammads are experts
at becoming civilans when they need to be…

Texyank on November 28, 2006 at 4:31 PM

Another WTF item. . . Nowhere in the story does it say
Terrorists. Looks like it’s time to pack-up and leave.
All the terrorists are gone.

6 Iraqis killed as GIs fight insurgents
AP – 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
BAGHDAD, Iraq – U.S. soldiers fought with suspected insurgents using a building as a safe house in Ramadi on Tuesday, killing one Iraqi man and five females, ranging in age from an infant to teenagers, the U.S. military said. Ramadi, 70 miles west of Baghdad, has been the scene of some of Iraq’s fiercest fighting between U.S. forces and Sunni insurgents. It is the capital of Anbar province, where many Iraqi insurgents are based

Texyank on November 28, 2006 at 6:34 PM