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by Hoffa
Thu Feb 21, 2002 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Guess These Folks Don't Like To Fly...
Replies: 32
Views: 1964

RE: I Guess These Folks Don't Like To Fly...

Maybe people don't want the fucking sun right in their face

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by Hoffa
Thu Feb 21, 2002 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 374 Die In Cairo
Replies: 21
Views: 1267

RE: 374 Die In Cairo

Amazing how the death of 6 Israelis at a checkpoint is in the news,but the death of 374 peopke isnt.The media has its own agenda

They're both in the news. Sounds like you're the one with the agenda.

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by Hoffa
Thu Feb 21, 2002 7:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In The Middle Of The Night: Our Cars Were Stolen!
Replies: 24
Views: 564

RE: In The Middle Of The Night: Our Cars Were Stolen!

You are insured, right?

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by Hoffa
Thu Feb 21, 2002 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Codesharing With American Eagle At LAX
Replies: 2
Views: 3377

RE: Delta Codesharing With American Eagle At LAX

Actually these Eagle flights ex-LAX already codeshare with AS, NW, YX so adding DL isn't too much of a stretch.

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by Hoffa
Thu Feb 21, 2002 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pentagon Plans Overseas Media Campaign
Replies: 3
Views: 1115

RE: Pentagon Plans Overseas Media Campaign

I can only laugh at the way our tax dollars are being wasted...Pentagon still do not "get it". Either you are Muslim or a Kafir---no internet access in these tin-roofed shanties you know. Even the Arab press couldn't be any more of a propaganda tool than our own CNN.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: X-ray Detainees Held In Cuba Sue Bush, Rumsfeld
Replies: 2
Views: 1579

X-ray Detainees Held In Cuba Sue Bush, Rumsfeld

Hmm...this is interesting and they may have a valid legal point ----------- Foreign Nationals Held in Cuba Sue Tue Feb 19, 2:05 PM ET By LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Foreign nationals captured in Afghanistan (news - web sites) and held in Cuba sued members of the Bush ad...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 737-400's
Replies: 7
Views: 2277

RE: BA 737-400's

So what is EOG then, a sort of "B-scale" lower cost operation? Do EOG operate the 734 or is it just GB?

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ansett's New Frequent Flyer Scheme!
Replies: 38
Views: 2950

RE: Ansett's New Frequent Flyer Scheme!

Wow can MX5 ever accept a word of criticism regarding the new AN...Fox and Lewd can do no wrong it seems. I'd call him a company mouthpiece except that there is no company to speak of. Suppose just "mouthpiece" will have to do.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq
Replies: 21
Views: 2024

RE: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq

My point isn't that Bush is an idiot (that's obvious to anybody)...its that he's selling this country down the river for perfidous personal gain under the banner of "freedom" and a sea of US flags.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Ollie North Tried To Save Us...
Replies: 14
Views: 2121

RE: When Ollie North Tried To Save Us...

So, Apathoid, if I read you correctly you are saying that selling missles to Iran and buying Cocaine in Nicaragua to sell on the streets of South Central LA was Oliver North's way of saving us from future terrorist activities? If this is what happens when such a fascist fails, god help us when one s...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq
Replies: 21
Views: 2024

RE: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq

My mistake, he's obviously a very educated, well-spoken, and erudite individual.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 3:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq
Replies: 21
Views: 2024

RE: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq

Yeah but Clinton and Gore aren't dangerously close to sending hundreds of thousands of unwitting soldiers to the slaughter in the most horrifying way possible. Bush knows he's an idiot, and wants to go down in prosperity for something, anything....for bringing down Saddam even though he secretly pro...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq
Replies: 21
Views: 2024

RE: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq

Its a pretty reputable source, being the world's preminent business daily. It quotes UN officials and oil company and other US business executives on record as saying they knowingly bust sanctions. That's grounds for libel if it ain't true. 753, Are you going to volunteer to give up your life for Ch...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq
Replies: 21
Views: 2024

RE: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq

753,

Can you deny Cheney is making a pretty penny selling equipment to Iraq while calling Saddam "evil" and enforcing sanctions on Iraq itself? Its a little contradictory.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite Cheese?
Replies: 25
Views: 1866

RE: What's Your Favorite Cheese?

I like processed cheese straight from the factory.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq
Replies: 21
Views: 2024

RE: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq

I don't want this to become a liberal vs. conservative slugging match. I just want people to open their eyes and refuse to participate or support in phony wars waged in support of personal, corporate interests.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq
Replies: 21
Views: 2024

RE: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq

<i>Yep, that's what the whole thing is all about. You were right all along. Sure will sleep better at night knowing that. (what a couple of booger eating morons....)</i> So would you care to explain why your man Cheney is making big personal profits by trading with nations aligned with the "axis of ...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Ollie North Tried To Save Us...
Replies: 14
Views: 2121

RE: When Ollie North Tried To Save Us...

Why are you saying crap like "my hero comrade Clinton" because I think for myself, read, and know North to be a professional liar and overall reprehensible guy. I call 'em like I see 'em, and I have said plenty of nasty things about liberals and the ACLU on these boards. Having said that, North is a...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq
Replies: 21
Views: 2024

RE: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq

What makes me physically sick is that Cheney and Bush will see to it that thousands of dead American boys will have paid the ultimate price for this kind of money-crazed perfidy under the banner of protecting "freedom".

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Ollie North Tried To Save Us...
Replies: 14
Views: 2121

RE: When Ollie North Tried To Save Us...

Oliver North is no hero of mine, you can be damn sure of that. The scum made out quite nicely dealing drugs and weapons with terrorist nations; and now we are supposed to accept him as some kind of national savior? What exactly is it you would you like me to defend: the drug running operation in Cos...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq
Replies: 21
Views: 2024

Revealed: Cheney Does Big Business With Iraq

This is for everyone who thinks the US has such a upright, moral foreign policy compared to those sanctimonious Europeans. ------------------------- A discreet way of doing business with Iraq FT.com site; Nov 3, 2000 BY CAROLA HOYOS, UNITED NATIONS CORRESPONDENT Millions of dollars of US oil busines...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Ollie North Tried To Save Us...
Replies: 14
Views: 2121

RE: When Ollie North Tried To Save Us...

Ollie North is a bigger terrorist than Osama Bin Laden ever will be IMHO. Sad that people still look up to this festering turd.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 737-400's
Replies: 7
Views: 2277

RE: BA 737-400's

I don't see BA ordering new aircraft at the moment. Isn't the 737 EOG operation a franchise outfit like GB Airways anyway?

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The New Mercury Marauder Convertible Is Awsome
Replies: 76
Views: 2865

RE: The New Mercury Marauder Convertible Is Awsome

Ilyushin, I only said the Crown Vic/Grand Marquis doesn't sell. But these cars are EXCELLENT value for money: extremely spacious, powerful V8 standard, roomy and comfortable plus you get twice the space for what a suitably equipped Camry or Accord will set you back. Sure its a cop car, but if you ca...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 8:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: India
Replies: 15
Views: 1162

RE: India

One of the most fascinating and unique places to visit anywhere. Breathtaking scenery: Himalyan majestic peaks, unspoilt beaches of Kerala, Pink-hued deserts of Rajasthan. Indian food the best on the planet IMHO. When I used to live in Saudi (ex-pat) we would visit India 2-3 times a year.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Loves CO Express ERJ's?
Replies: 33
Views: 2299

RE: Who Loves CO Express ERJ's?

Where and when RJ's are replacing turboprop aircraft, passengers are happier to see them. But when mainline aircraft are taken off a route to provide greater frequencies with smaller regional jet aircraft, passengers are quite understandably miffed. A CRJ/ERJ on any flight longer than 45 minutes oug...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 6:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Of Europe: What Do You Think?
Replies: 37
Views: 2459

RE: United States Of Europe: What Do You Think?

I think its a stupid idea personally. Where and when there are economic and political advantages to greater ties between EU member states that's one thing, but subordinating soverignity with unelected bureaucracy just for some "d*ck-measuring" purposes is pointless.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hamas Leader Wants Worldwide Jihad
Replies: 6
Views: 242

RE: Hamas Leader Wants Worldwide Jihad

Yes, sheikh, it is every Muslim's duty to seek out the kafur and eliminate him, Allah be praised.  Insane

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hamas Leader Wants Worldwide Jihad
Replies: 6
Views: 242

Hamas Leader Wants Worldwide Jihad

February 19, 2002 Hamas' Spiritual Leader Urges Jihad By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Filed at 10:43 a.m. ET GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- The spiritual leader of the Palestinian Islamic militant group Hamas called on Muslims around the world to launch a holy war, or jihad, to liberate their countries from ...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The New Mercury Marauder Convertible Is Awsome
Replies: 76
Views: 2865

RE: The New Mercury Marauder Convertible Is Awsome

This has to be the dumbest thing I've seen in a while. Take a car nobody buys, and make it into a convertible. Brilliant!

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Fleet Renewal Plan...
Replies: 8
Views: 4932

RE: Air India Fleet Renewal Plan...

AI can fill those A300/A310 domestic services consistently so I don't think an A320 size aircraft should be an option. If/when they make the decision to return to Europe with great guns, an A330-200 aircraft might make the most sense. Till then more leased A300/A310 when demand requires it is a good...

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India...
Replies: 4
Views: 1261

RE: Air India...

AI were supposed to have announced something last week. A few new aircraft is great but I don't think a buying spree on the order you are contemplating will happen. Dry leases of more A300/A310 aircraft is something AI should pursue.

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by Hoffa
Wed Feb 20, 2002 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 Weeks And Counting For New Westjet Expansion....
Replies: 13
Views: 2855

RE: 4 Weeks And Counting For New Westjet Expansion....

Westjet coast to coast!

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olympic Attitude Down Under
Replies: 12
Views: 1935

RE: Olympic Attitude Down Under

Just because the Aussies and Kiwis have sent a smaller contingent to the Winter Games, doesn't mean they should have to be ruined for everybody else. Why all the bile, anyway? Its only sport after all.

Don't like it, don't look at it.

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India...
Replies: 4
Views: 1261

RE: Air India...

AI is still the best inflight meal JFK-LHR hands down!

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why UA Bought A320s?
Replies: 37
Views: 2161

RE: Why UA Bought A320s?

Stirring the pot a little here but AXA's (French insurance giant and a big Airbus backer for many years) American subsidiary owns 24.6% of all outstanding UAL shares. Coincidence?

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel
Replies: 46
Views: 678

RE: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel

Well Airmale I think yours is an "enlightened" viewpoint in that most Muslims or Arabs do not want peace with Israel whatsoever. Its a glimmer of hope...I wish there were more like you and less jihadi types!

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Will 2nd Base In Germany In 2003
Replies: 17
Views: 2768

RE: Ryanair Will 2nd Base In Germany In 2003

HHN has longer runways than FRA! "Airstrip"...  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 5:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel
Replies: 46
Views: 678

RE: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel

<i> Is there a difference? Frankly and brutally? Not really. They both kill people. The bombs and missiles could quite easily kill civilians. Remember, this is WAR. This isn't a cricket match with nice neat rules. </I> To my mind there is. Using civilians to kill other civilians is among the most co...

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 4:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel
Replies: 46
Views: 678

RE: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel

Attacks by long range missle or dropping bombs during wartime is one thing...attacks with civilian aircraft taking innocent civilians with you is quite another.

No attack that intentionally targets civilians can be construed as "legitimate" IMHO.

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI Stopping US Services?
Replies: 26
Views: 2848

RE: BMI Stopping US Services?


am i missing something, or would you mind sharing the secret about the mysterious event this july or august???


Its the Commonwealth Games being held in Manchester, UK.

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Widebodies @ BHX
Replies: 24
Views: 1482

RE: Widebodies @ BHX

Complaining about the 319's eh? Better kiss them goodbye and say hello to the One-Four-Sick/RJ 100....

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel
Replies: 46
Views: 678

RE: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel

<i>The Pentagon is a military target. It's therefore more litigimate than a civilian target. Why is a al Quaeda military bunker more litigimate than a civilian village? </I> I don't agree. People working in the Pentagon are lifelong bureaucrats/officeworkers just like WTC, some of whom just happen t...

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 4:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel
Replies: 46
Views: 678

RE: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel

OHH sure blame everthing on the "DAMN" arabs. Everything is the fault of the arabs. Genocide is the only method? Agree?

The Saudis don't see themselves as "Arab" and they certainly don't see themselves as Palestinians either. Come off it.

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel
Replies: 46
Views: 678

RE: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel

And why, pray tell, is the Pentagon a "more legitimate" target than any other? Poor suckers like David B getting all excited whenever some Saudi shi*face Prince farts in front of a videocamera. Don't you realise its all a big joke to them? They will be overthrown the day they ever make peace with Is...

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by Hoffa
Tue Feb 19, 2002 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel
Replies: 46
Views: 678

RE: Saudi Arabia Hint At Normal Ties With Israel

What a sick joke. The Saudis are so putridly anti-Semitic its almost beyond words. Prince Shi*face making nice for the cameras....

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by Hoffa
Mon Feb 18, 2002 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Will 2nd Base In Germany In 2003
Replies: 17
Views: 2768

RE: Ryanair Will 2nd Base In Germany In 2003

Dusseldorf-North, then?  Big grin

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by Hoffa
Mon Feb 18, 2002 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair 2003: Routes In Germany!
Replies: 16
Views: 2148

RE: Ryanair 2003: Routes In Germany!

M'OL is claiming to have negotiated agreements with 3 new German airports and is in talks with a further 8. (Source: WSJE). Can it be true? Sometimes even M'OL realises you have to serve the main airport. Even FR serves BHX for example. So maybe more traditional German airports shouldn't be ruled ou...

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by Hoffa
Mon Feb 18, 2002 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU Ban On Russian Noisy Airliners
Replies: 44
Views: 3583

EU Ban On Russian Noisy Airliners

By GUY CHAZAN Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL MOSCOW -- Russian officials are scrambling to soften the impact of a European ban on noisy airplanes that threatens to hammer the country's package-holiday industry. Starting April 1, the aging Russian airliners that ferry most flights chartere...

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by Hoffa
Mon Feb 18, 2002 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Need List Over Top 10 Most Serious Accidents.
Replies: 18
Views: 2633

RE: I Need List Over Top 10 Most Serious Accidents.

<a href="http://www.planecrashinfo.com/worst100.htm" target=_blank>http://www.planecrashinfo.com/worst100.htm</a> <a href="http://www.planecrashinfo.com/worst20.htm" target=_blank>http://www.planecrashinfo.com/worst20.htm</a> Also Has a listing of the 100 worst accidents by number of people killed.

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