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Air collisions the greatest threat to allied aircraft that will attack Iraq
Washington, Usa - The skies will be congested in the first 48 hours
According to Colonel Cesar Rodriguez, the commander of flying operations at a base on the Iraqi border, "The desire to stun Saddam Hussein’s regime with an overwhelming air bombardment had to be balanced with the need for safety. The political constraints mean that we will be forcing many planes into the same small bits of sky. At the speeds they cover they are only seconds from impact, and we don’t wan...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency