A U.S. Bombing Mission Over Serbia Turns Into a Nightmare

F-117 Nighthawk

The F-117 Nighthawk is the ultimate stealth fighter, virtually undetectable to radar. But on a bombing raid over Belgrade in 1999, Colonel Dale Zelko is shocked to see two missiles locked in on his plane.

 

Credit: Smithsonian Channel

A U.S. Bombing Mission Over Serbia Turns Into a Nightmare

F-117 Nighthawk

The F-117 Nighthawk is the ultimate stealth fighter, virtually undetectable to radar. But on a bombing raid over Belgrade in 1999, Colonel Dale Zelko is shocked to see two missiles locked in on his plane.

 

Credit: Smithsonian Channel