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  • fennerhedge fennerhedge Apr 10, 2010 11:53 AM Flag

    Polish Plane Crash or Assassination?

     

    Prayers go out to the country of Poland. Words cannot express our sorrow and questions surrounding this crash.

    Difficult to believe a 1 1/2 flight to a military airport would end in failure. What are the chances visibility and flight conditions changed in that short of a timespan? A flight with a president on board must have had a true assessment of the weather conditions, or perhaps not?

    Think about boarding a 1 1/2 flight from the city you live in. What are the chances the weather/visibility changes abruptly and you're told by the flight tower personnel to abort and land at another airport?

    What are the chances you'd make 4 passes and still be unable to land the plane? That's supposedly what happened, details are coming in and the black boxes will be key.

    Our main question is this: WHAT WAS THE PILOT TOLD REGARDING CONDITIONS, ESPECIALLY VISIBILITY AT SMOLENSK MILITARY AIRPORT? IF RUSSIAN MILITARY PERSONNEL INFORMED THE WEATHER WAS CLEAR, DID THEY MISLEAD AND BAIT THE FLIGHT FOR SOME KIND OF SABOTAGE AND ASSASSINATION?

    KNOWING A CONSERVATIVE POLISH PRESIDENT IN FAVOR OF A MISSILE DEFENSE SHIELD WAS FLYING WITH MANY KEY PEOPLE ON BOARD, DEFINITELY NOT A SUPPORTER OF OBAMA OR PUTIN. THE "PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CALL" BLOG BELIEVES THERE'S A LOT MORE TO THIS STORY THAN SIMPLY PILOT ERROR. THE FLIGHT WAS BASICALLY A "PUDDLE JUMP" (SHORT DISTANCE) WITH TOO MANY IMPORTANT PEOPLE AND HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE.

    HEARTS AND PRAYERS OUT TO POLAND.

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