The Canadian Press

1991-01-24 | Pilots offensive

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Four Canadian pilots made history January 24th, flying the country's first offensive air mission since the Korean War. Their job was to sweep the skies ahead of coalition bombers flying into Iraq. Captain Jeff Tait of Richmond, BC, said he concentrated on nothing but the mission. There was no ground fire and no Iraqi planes encountered during the mission.

Date: 1991-01-24
Placeline: DOHA, Qatar.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we went up since we crossed the border who is like you know like Arnie said couple a couple of seconds of okay I'm going to rock okay to hear let's settle down and let's do what we have to do and then you already have a job I never give another thought until boom across the border in Saudi Arabia and when we should be safe now let's go home jobs done >>