Iranian drone nearly hits US Navy fighter jet in Gulf, US defense official says………………………….

Iranian drone nearly hits US Navy fighter jet in Gulf, US defense official says
Fox News ^ | 8/8/2017 | By Lucas Tomlinson

Posted on 8/8/2017, 12:44:06 PM by b4its2late

An Iranian drone nearly collided with a U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet while the American jet was in a holding pattern, a U.S. defense official told Fox News.

The jet was about to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, which recently arrived in the Persian Gulf.

It was the first time an Iranian drone has “interrupted a flight pattern,” the official said.

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