The Pentagon acknowledged Wednesday .... that the missing reconnaissance plane was shot down over the?
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Background: The Pentagon acknowledged Wednesday .... that the missing reconnaissance plane was shot down over the Sea of Japan. The Pentagon spokesman, Mr. Daniel Henkin did not say by whom. His announcement came about 24 hours after the giant spy plane was reported missing. North Korea claims it shot down the plane that carried 31 airmen.
"All evidence now available to us,"he said, "including North Korean claims and debris sightings.. leads us to believe that the aircraft was shot down by North Korean aircraft."
Henkin said the electronics- jammed plane never violated North Korean airspace.