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Old 08-05-2019, 02:03 PM   #1
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Very interesting story .....

On March 27th, 1999 F-117A #82-806 became the first combat loss of a F-117A. Earlier that evening on the 4th night of Operation Allied Force, an unknown pilot assigned to the 8th FS took off from Aviano Air BAse, Italy using the calsign "Vega 31". This is one of the most sensational stories to come from Operation Allied Force.

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Default Re: Vega 31: The loss of F-117A #82-806

I remember the story. That's when somebody stood in Belgrade with a sign in the hand, it wrote "Sorry NATO, we did not see it was invisible!".
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Great Post!
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I remember the story. That's when somebody stood in Belgrade with a sign in the hand, it wrote "Sorry NATO, we did not see it was invisible!".
You mean this sign......

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Yep, that was the one
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