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IRAN DRONE BUZZES U.S. NAVY F/A-18 JET IN PERSIAN GULF, FORCING EVASIVE ACTION

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An Iranian drone flew within 100 feet of a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Tuesday, forcing the jet to take evasive action as it attempted to land on the USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf.

In a statement, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said the drone came within a 100-foot perimeter below the aircraft and within 200 feet to either side. At the time, the U.S. Navy jet was in a holding pattern waiting to land several thousand feet off the Nimitz. http://www.newsweek.com/iran-drone-buzzes-us-navy-fa-18-jet-persian-gulf-forcing-evasive-action-648082

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