Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Navy Videotape Reveals Dramatic Scene Aboard US Ship

On Friday, NBC release the 34-minutes videotape which offers close-up glimpse of the dramatic scene aboard the cruiser.The video tape shows two missiles being launched toward the Iranian airliner and the reaction of the crew. ''We had to have hit it - that was a dead-on,'' one crewman is yelling with excitement. The mood changed about 10 minutes later when the crewmen learned they had downed a civilian plane. The tape only shows the bridge crew and contained no footage of the combat information center where, according to the Pentagon report, the critical errors were made.Last week, Defense Secretary Frank C. Carlucci announced that no one would be disciplined for the downing of the jetliner. Read full story

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