iconimg Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Reuters, PTI
AS Saliyah Camp, April 08, 2003
A US A-10 "Warthog" plane went down near Baghdad Airport on Tuesday, but the pilot was safely rescued, Central Command war headquarters said in a statement. "The pilot ejected safely from the aircraft and was recovered by coalition ground forces near the airport. The pilot is reported to be in good condition," the statement said.

A-10 planes were pounding Iraqi anti-aircraft positions close to the airport on Tuesday morning.