posted on May, 15 2014 @ 10:23 PM
Now this is one to make you go Hmmmmm?
Kevin Townsend was flying from Hawaii to Los Angeles when he says his plane almost collided with another.
He estimates that 590 could have died if the pilot hadn't veered out of the way of the on-coming jet, yet the near-miss hasn't made the
The number comes from the combined total and what makes it interesting is that Kevin Townsend is a writer. Oops...
I'm sure the airlines just grab for the TUMS when they hear a major screw up happened with either a member of Congress, celebrity or unfriendly
Nothing like getting professional descriptions of fail from the inside.
This one is still something to raise questions in it's own right, IMO though. How close to have come? I mean, really. This should never happen, IMO,
yet the data seems to support his account.
Shortly after reaching cruising altitude on April 25, the entire cabin of United Airlines flight 1205 went weightless as the pilot unexpectedly
dipped 600 feet.
'I felt my body float upwards and strain against my seatbelt. Passengers around me screamed. There was a loud crash in the back — a coffeepot
clattering to the floor and tumbling down the aisle,' Townsend wrote.
This is definitely one I recommend reading the source article on as well as the graphics used there to illustrate what is meant by near miss and how
it may have come about in this case.
There is also a good deal more at the end about why this may have failed to make major news before this.
It's downright disturbing is what I'd say about it.
What conspiracy theories would have come from those two aircraft, if they had experienced a Mid-Air collision somewhere out over the Pacific? All for
what sounds like simple flaws within a system badly in need of attention. Attention in good faith, of course, not political self interest.