What is another word for shoot-down?

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[ ʃˈuːtdˈa͡ʊn], [ ʃˈuːtdˈa‍ʊn], [ ʃ_ˈuː_t_d_ˈaʊ_n]

Related words: shoot-down sequence, shoot-down zone, shoot-down game, shoot-down base, military shoot-down

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    How to use "Shoot-down" in context?

    Shot down refers to the physical destruction of a airborne aircraft, usually by gunfire. This typically refers to aircraft that are deliberately destroyed by a hostile action.

    The first recorded shot down of a manned aircraft was on November 15, 1912, when a French L'Orient intercontinental aircraft was shot down by a Turkish vessel in the Mediterranean Sea.

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