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Shooting Onboard Armenian Before Crash...  
User currently offlineKevin From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 1145 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 10067 times:

According to www.avia.ru, some of the passengers of the Armenian Airbus that crashed in Russia earlier this year made calls to the ground and said that there is a shooting going on onboard. The page is not available in English.
Very interesting devlopment. Very possible. People from that area of the area are known for their hot temper.

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User currently offlineTWISTEDWHISPER From Sweden, joined Aug 2003, 711 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 10053 times:

Quoting Kevin (Thread starter):
People from that area of the area are known for their hot temper.

.. and not their exaggerated sense of passenger safety.

Or to quote Robin Williams: They have two sections on their flights: Armed and unarmed.


// E



Read between the lines.
User currently offlineAlessandro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 9820 times:

Kevin, do you have an exact link to the Armenian crash on www.avia.ru

User currently offlineTreg From Estonia, joined Oct 2001, 538 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 9619 times:

Ahem!

Sorry to interrupt you, guys, but could you switch back to English  Wink Or at least provide translation of the main points...


User currently offlineQantas787 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 9564 times:

Just switch to any language will be something.

User currently offlineDeC From Greece, joined Aug 2005, 616 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 9491 times:

Yeah, all i see is various odd schemes; and i tried several different encodings.


DEC
User currently offlineSebolino From France, joined May 2001, 3682 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 9183 times:

I have the strange feeling to miss something here.  Smile

User currently offlineNAV20 From Australia, joined exactly 11 years ago today! , 9909 posts, RR: 36
Reply 7, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 9092 times:

I'd heard this rumour before, but haven't raised it because there simply wasn't enough evidence. This is just a blog, from back in May - but at least it's in English. Make of it what you will:-

http://aramanoogian.blogspot.com/200...menian-flight-to-sochi-really.html



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User currently offlineBuyantUkhaa From Mongolia, joined May 2004, 2907 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 8927 times:

Quoting DeC (Reply 8):
Yeah, all i see is various odd schemes; and i tried several different encodings.

Try Cyrillic KOI-8R.

Quoting Keesje (Reply 5):
ÐÉËÅÔÙ ! ÎÁÐÒÏÔÉ !!!

Since when did you speak Russian?

Quoting Sebolino (Reply 10):
I have the strange feeling to miss something here

I actually surprised to see how so many apparently non-Russian a.netters speak Russian. Cool! The first Russian thread, in plain violation of the rules, but great nonetheless! óËÁÚÏ×Ï!

Quoting Alessandro (Reply 4):
Kevin, do you have an exact link to the Armenian crash on www.avia.ru

The one quoted above can be found here:
http://www.avia.ru/news/?id=1161322916

The one about the shooting I couldn't find that quickly.



I scratch my head, therefore I am.
User currently offlineBuyantUkhaa From Mongolia, joined May 2004, 2907 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 8009 times:

Quoting Rdwelch (Reply 17):
BuyantUkhaa, thanks for the translations

Ne za shto!  Wink Although I realise I have inadvertedly added to the mess because my posts can only be read with Cyrillic (Windows) encoding, while for the earlier ones you still need KOI-8R encoding. Shame on you, Gates.



I scratch my head, therefore I am.
User currently offlineYVRtoYYZ From Canada, joined Mar 2004, 665 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 7336 times:

I can't get any web-based translators to give me any indication as to what the text might be saying in english.

-YVRtoYYZ


User currently offlineBrdcessna From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 7165 times:

Quoting NAV20 (Reply 13):
I'd heard this rumour before, but haven't raised it because there simply wasn't enough evidence. This is just a blog, from back in May - but at least it's in English. Make of it what you will:-

http://aramanoogian.blogspot.com/200....html

Wow that is a different perspective on it. Thanks for sharing.

Quoting BuyantUkhaa (Reply 14):
I actually surprised to see how so many apparently non-Russian a.netters speak Russian. Cool! The first Russian thread, in plain violation of the rules, but great nonetheless! óËÁÚÏ×Ï

LOL Umean plane violation


User currently offlineAsturias From Spain, joined Apr 2006, 2156 posts, RR: 16
Reply 12, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days ago) and read 6837 times:

This forum should really use Unicode.

cheers

Asturias



Tonight we fly
User currently offlineJakeOrion From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 1255 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days ago) and read 6703 times:

So much for Babel Fish; doesn't work.  grumpy 


Every problem has a simple solution; finding the simple solution is the difficult problem.
User currently offlineStarGoldLHR From Heard and McDonald Islands, joined Feb 2004, 1529 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days ago) and read 6295 times:

Which begs the questions of...

how did a gun get on the aircraft ?

and how easy someone could get anywhere in the world once past security in this region by connecting planes.

They automatically scan every passenger from this region, regardless of airline as soon as they land as they get off the plane in any decent part of the world



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User currently offlineJuniorSpotter From Sweden, joined Mar 2004, 225 posts, RR: 2
Reply 15, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 6309 times:

Me cago en la madre que les parió! Que coño les pasa en la boquita? A ver si hablan o escriben como gente, joder. Hostias.

Back on topic. Shooting onboard? Why am I not stranged at all? Are there any security checks over there at all, or are the employees there occupied with frisking the bottles of Smirnoff?



If something can go wrong, it will.
User currently offlineTu204 From Russia, joined Mar 2006, 1251 posts, RR: 17
Reply 16, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 4938 times:

Quoting JuniorSpotter (Reply 27):
Back on topic. Shooting onboard? Why am I not stranged at all? Are there any security checks over there at all, or are the employees there occupied with frisking the bottles of Smirnoff?

In Armenia they drink koniak, not vodka  Wink



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User currently offlineF9Animal From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 5116 posts, RR: 28
Reply 17, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4271 times:

Quoting Dan2002 (Reply 28):
Really, she said that?

ÔÅÊ × ÒÁÚÍÅÒÅ 186? 7 ÍÌÎ. ÄÒÁÍÏ×.

Very hard to believe! I am still in shock.



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User currently offlineYHMYYZspotter From Canada, joined Sep 2006, 197 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2777 times:

All this is making me crave a Tim Horton's coffee before I try to read this thread again. Anyone else want one?

It's going to be a long night.

A


User currently offlineKevin From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 1145 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2525 times:

OK! This thread has gone completely wrong. Are we talking airplanes or language codes here?

User currently offlineAlessandro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2354 times:

Thanks for the english links and the translations. I can imagine it happened that way, but without proof it will be hard to tell if it´s the truth.
I flew with Aeroflot just after 2 domestic planes where bombed in 2004
and safety during the stopover in Moscow was still rubbish, they where in a real hurry when they screened the passengers, even if they could´ve started 1 hour earlier because the gate was empty. That´s Moscow, how do you expect a smaller country with less resources?


User currently offlineDavid L From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 9533 posts, RR: 42
Reply 21, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2273 times:

Quoting BuyantUkhaa (Reply 31):
Do you guys realise that all these quoted allegations come from one and the same source, this Vladimir Pogosyan who no longer works for Armenian Airlines...?

Given the numerous conflicting reports that emerged shortly after the accident, I'm taking this one with a large grain of salt.


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