The  following conversation was heard on the VHF  Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz.  


Iranian Air Defense Radar:  'Unknown aircraft you are in Iranian airspace. Identify yourself.'
US Aircraft:   'This is a United States aircraft. I am in Iraqi airspace.'
Air Defense Radar:  'You are in Iranian airspace. If you do not depart our airspace
we will launch interceptor aircraft!'
US Aircraft:   'This is a   United States Marine Corps FA-18 fighter. Send 'em up,………I'll wait.'
Air Defense Radar:  (total  silence)

Brophy Wednesday 18 May 2011 - 8:41 pm | | Kearsarge Marines
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