posted on Aug, 17 2005 @ 08:45 AM
Just some extra info about the plane crash:
1. The 32-year old guy who said that he received an SMS from his cousin has already been arrested by the police, since he admitted that he was
lying(!) and that he did it just for publicity reasons. (BTW, probably there's no way that you can send an SMS from 10 or 20k feet...)
2. Since the flight from Larnaca to Athens is about 1:45, the closest airport for emergency landing reasons is in Thessaloniki (about 40 minutes
flight from Athens) and there's also some fuel for backup (for about 30 extra minutes of flight), this means that they got approx. 3 hours of flying.
The plane took off at about 09:00 and crashed at 12:05, so I think that it's pretty obvious that the cause of crashing on the mountain was the lack