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Another Crash!  
User currently offline767ALLTHEWAY From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 659 posts, RR: 0
Posted (14 years 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1636 times:

DILLINGHAM, Alaska (AP) -- A commuter plane with 10 people aboard crashed shortly after takeoff Wednesday, killing nine people and injuring one, state police said.

The plane, operated by PenAir, Alaska's biggest commuter airline, went down in calm, clear weather en route to King Salmon, a community about 75 miles away, Alaska State Troopers spokesman Greg Wilkinson said.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known. The National Transportation Safety Board planned to send investigators.

The injured passenger was hospitalized. Her condition was not immediately released.

Dillingham is on Bristol Bay, 330 miles southwest of Anchorage

Lots of Commercial Accidents scince 9/11 huh?

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear"
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User currently offlineEricmetallica From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1442 times:

Keep in mine that after 9/11 the media is going to tell you about every incident. Were as befor some might be a text at the bottom of your screen. Just a thought.


User currently offlineDeltaRules From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3997 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (14 years 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1431 times:

It seems like the last few years have had more crashes than ever before.

TWA 800
ValuJet 591
Egypt Air 990
Swissair 11? (I forget the last number, sorry.)
the Alaska MD-80 (I forget the flight number again)
The SAS MD-87 crash from Monday
.... and then the AA and UA crashes from 9/11, to name a few.

Polar bear. lol!!!!


Let's Kick the Tires & Light the Fires!!
User currently offlineBig777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (14 years 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1360 times:

Ahh, stop that joking about plane crashed. It's serious accident but it's not funny about polar bear! WE ARE AMERICANS HERE! Moron!


User currently offlineTsully From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 651 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (14 years 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1335 times:

That polar bear joke is not in good taste..don't joke about that sort of thing.

We are all on end and especially sensitive to airplane crashes.

I love America. I guess that makes me Bush's poodle, but I'd rather be a dog in New York City than a prince in Riyadh.
User currently offlineLoneStarMike From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 4028 posts, RR: 31
Reply 5, posted (14 years 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1295 times:

Do people EVER check to see whether or not a topic has been discussed already?


Obviously not. Sorry to rant,but this is just my airliners.net pet peeve.

Oh well, at least there aren't 4 different threads like there are for the Delta jet that was diverted to Shreveport.


User currently offlineTygue From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 222 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (14 years 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1294 times:

Big777Jet: Actually, I'm Canadian.


User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (14 years 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1261 times:

The Polar Bear Joke WAS funny, in a supressed-laughter kinda way.


User currently offlineSkihigh2002 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 315 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (14 years 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1258 times:

The best medicine is laughter...


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