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Originally posted by xoxo stacie
reply to post by tristar
First of all that is an awful lot of doctors to be on a flight with a bunch of very important people.
Secondly consider this...The gv of the USA and others closely tied with trade with us in ALL forms. (Not listing the big M connection here.) Use commercial flight’s on a regular basis to transport a whole range of “thing’s” scientific and otherwise; from place to place across the globe. There is a slue of carrier’s that have contract’s to move these “item’s” all over the world on “normal” commercial flight’s.
Now consider the amount of doctors on that flight...... Is the carrier one of them?
The newspaper Le Monde said on its website that plane maker Airbus was preparing to send a warning to the operators of the hundreds of A330 jets in the world with new advice on flying in storms.
Airbus refused to comment on the report. But a company official said operational warnings to airlines using the same type of aircraft involved in an accident was standard.
But a retired pilot, Jean Serrat, said that if France's BEA aviation safety agency in charge of the Air France crash investigation was authorising such a recommendation, "it's because they know very well what happened."
"Suddenly, we saw in the distance a strong and intense flash of white light, which followed a descending and vertical trajectory and which broke up in six seconds," the unidentified captain wrote.
PARIS - A PROBE into the crash of an Air France jet in the Atlantic has shown that speeds measured by the plane's instruments were inconsistent, the French air safety investigation agency said on Friday.
Automatic messages sent by the plane before it disappeared on Monday with 228 people on board revealed an 'inconsistency in the different speeds measured,' the Office of Inquiries and Analysis (BEA) said in a statement.
The plane has several devices that measure speed but the data sent by them differed, a spokeswoman added.
Air France chief executive Pierre-Henry Gourgeon earlier this week said that just before the plane vanished it had sent out a succession of automatic messages showing 'multiple technical failures.'
The probe has also confirmed that the plane was flying near a fierce thunder storm when it crashed into the Atlantic Ocean en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, the BEA said Friday.
The mystery surrounding the crash has deepened after Brazilian officials said items pulled from the sea were not debris from the downed Airbus, which remains missing midway between Brazil and the African coastline.