This story from the Guardian makes for an interesting read. From my years of experience on flight simulators I can tell what most armoured vehicles, jets, helicopters look like. I can name almost all the tank/APCs/fighters/missiles just by looking, and I have never been a pilot. LOL.
But this A10 pilot apparently could not tell what a UK Scimitar armoured vehicle looks like. Is he blind? *I* know the difference between a Scimitar and say, a BMP or BMP2, T55 – or any Soviet-bloc vehicle. How was the A10 pilot so stupid? He killed a UK soldier.
The British soldiers are understandably very upset.