posted on Mar, 31 2010 @ 06:04 PM
reply to post by dampnickers
It's very curious that the MSM is keeping quiet.
Huh? It's in Nigeria. Not sure why the "MSM" would find it exactly 'breaking news' --- it would have to be one heck of a slow news day.
FWIW, I already determined that the airplane involved is a Boeing 737, which got me looking into this Nigerian airline (Arik), since I've never heard
of them before....
They don't have a very large fleet:
25 airplanes total ( and now, one down for a while, for maintenance!
I'm never comfortable with an airline such as this (although, in order to fly into the US they at least meet some
minimum standards of
training, in order to be allowed in...the pilots and equipment that is long-range, that is...) but, still...wouldn't be MY first choice, were I to
have a need to travel in the vicinity.
Most probably an accident, or at most, a disgruntled employee?
Except, an Audi is kinda-sorta nice car to destroy so flagrantly. Still, who knows ? (Have heard of Audis with acceleration problems, in the