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A grim Ministry of Defense (MoD) report released in the Kremlin today by the Security Council (SC) on the catastrophic crash into the Black Sea of an Aerospace Forces (AF) Tupolev Tu-154 airliner at 02:40 (GMT+3) while 1.5 kilometers (.9 miles) from its takeoff from Sochi International Airport was preceded by an as yet unexplained American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) encrypted “burst transmission” occurring prior to this disaster by 23 minutes—and that “strangely/coincidentally” immediately redirected a US Air Force C-130 cargo plane from its original path over the Black Sea to the Romanian Air Forces 90th Airlift Base from NATO’s Incirlik Air Base in the Republic of Turkey.
. . . strike at “the very soul of the Motherland” by their not only killing all 64 members of the Russian Army’s world renowned Alexandrov Choir, but their also killing the, likewise, world renowned Russian humanitarian and charity activist Elizaveta Glinka, widely known as Dr. Liza.
originally posted by: GuyfridayJust a few updates, that most if not all of you know:
The other issue I saw was that the Plane took a U-Turn before going off radar. If that's true then wouldn't that disqualify the reports that everything was ok? I'm guessing the blackbox data would have to be made public to clear that up, and I'm pretty sure the Russians aren't going to do that. So for now I guess it's a "wait and see" thing.
Researchers at Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering say drones as small as 8 pounds will have “devastating” effects if sucked into the turbofan engines of commercial aircrafts.
Divers found the Tu-154's fuselage about a mile offshore in the Black Sea at the depth of 27 meters, RIA Novosti reported.
Earlier Monday a military plane flew 10 bodies and fragments of debris to Moscow, where DNA testing would be carried out, the ministry said.
It said experts had been able to more precisely locate the crash site by using data from radio location equipment, but that the search was complicated by varying sea depths.
The fragments include the fuselage and parts of the engine.
At least 12 bodies from the plane crash have been recovered so far, the ministry said.
The black box was located some 1,600 meters (one mile) from shore by a FALCON underwater drone.
The black box will be delivered to the Central Research Institute of the Air Force of Defense Ministry in the city of Lyubertsy, a Moscow suburb, within the next few hours, the ministry reported.
A source told TASS earlier that one of the key theories as to why the plane crashed “is that foreign objects penetrated the engine,” adding that other possible causes, such as pilot error and technical failure, are also being investigated.
originally posted by: Kester
a reply to: nightbringr
Not fear you. Expect little resistance from you. Then the gloves come off. It's a Russian speciality that is worth paying attention to.
Pilots' last words:
"Speed 300 (inaudible)."
"I've pulled in the landing gear, commander."
"Oh bloody hell!"
Piercing alarm sounds
"The flaps, hell, what a…!"
"The altimeter [altitude meter]!"
"We're in… (inaudible)."
originally posted by: Guyfriday
a reply to: Azureblue
It looks like this was a nasty accident and nothing else.. So why it does look like that, the facts are that Russia wouldn't do well in a large scale war. Despite what pro-Russians would like you to think. I'm not saying the Russians wouldn't fight, but rather they aren't currently in a economic place to wage war.
So far it looks like there was some kind of control surface error, the pilots tried to rescue the flight by attempting a water landing, and it went all crappos.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Azureblue
Seriously? A country that was hurting so badly for money they essentially had almost no military, has had major production problems in recent years, has always had reliability problems, and the US is to blame for their accidents?
So how do your reconcile that there is video of the accident, and multiple eyewitnesses?
Talk about a stretch to blame the US for everything.