OT: World Trade crash...

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Wed Sep 12 12:22:13 2001

On Wed, 12 Sep 2001, Dan Wright wrote:

> The problem is, a lot of planes that are hijaked in the the air are
> being diverted for an "on the ground, they'll let us go after they get
> to iraq (or wherever" type scenario. This is probably what the
> passengers thought was going on (in which case it would be better to
> just cooperate and wait till they let you go), until it was too
> late...

For the record, I doubt anyone would be hijacking a plane with the intent
of flying it to Iraq. That would be pretty pointless :)

> In fact, I don't know of any previous hijacking scenario where the
> whole point was to fly the plane into something to destroy it, rather
> then to take the plane somewhere other then the intended destination;
> hijackings do take place all the time in other parts of the world,
> though, so it might happen and I just don't know about it. Anyone
> else have any idea?

This is pretty unprecedented, and heralds a new type of terrorism that's
even more evil and sinister than anything seen before.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger http://www.vintage.org
Received on Wed Sep 12 2001 - 12:22:13 BST

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