9/11: A Boeing 757 Struck the Pentagon

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posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 03:32 PM
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Originally posted by DJAghetto its probably a drone...
What a great rebuttal of the facts that were presented.




posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 03:36 PM
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I was looking at the picture of where the airliner went into the Pentagon, there is a neat circular hole. I was wondering if anybody could tell me where the engines and the wing and tail went into the Pentagon to create all that fire and debris in the video of the simulated crash. I mean it doesn't look like the walls suffered any damage how did the engines and wings get into the Pentgon?



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 03:41 PM
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Originally posted by johnlear The originator of this post of the 757 crashing into the pentagon deserves an honorary position on the Warren Commission. Like the Warren Commission report there will be a majority who will believe it hook, line and sinker until gradually the truth will begin to emerge...maybe 30 or 40 years from now.
Comment: Some years ago a friend of mine was in Waikiki at the "Food Pantry," supermarket, and he met Arthur C. Clarke. Off the cuff he asked him "why do you debunk UFOs?" My friend knew for a fact there was something to Flying Saucers, because he had his own close encounter a few years before. Arthur C. Clark replied: "because I have to for professional reasons." He was paid as a debunker by the USG. The current story about September 11, 2004 is a lock down story, similar to that about Flying Saucers. There is one explanation from the government, which actually does not deny their existence, but affirms they are no national security threat. By the same token but in a different way, 911 has one story reiterated consistently on all FCC controlled sources, Fox, CNN, etc. On the other hand on the internet, convincing evidence makes the official story look absurd in hundreds of points including direct video, as well as witnesses. If it is so that the official story is correct on the Pentagon impact, then why is the nearby service station camera record of it still confiscated by the FBI? The blurry video tracing of the aircraft in the title article is not entirely convincing, but it might be so if the FBI confiscated video were clearly defined. The cascade of political mendacity surrounding this entire issue is circumstantial evidence enough that something is simply not right about it. You get a gut feeling, and it is not fear, but a powerful motivator that shuts down the senses. You have to write a better de facto debunking paper than this one, although it is absent the subject matter of a high volume of internet documented evidentiary anamole. It is a better explanation than the government and the media gives, but the questions are still open. There are fiduciary matters and inconsistencies that remain, despite the window dressing of unconvincing attempts at science that occur with selective reasoning on many other issues about 911. [edit on 12-9-2004 by SkipShipman]



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 05:40 PM
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That's a beautiful presentation. Thanks for putting it together. Some will never be convinced of the obvious, but for the rest of us, it confirms in a very concrete way what we have known all along.



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 06:06 PM
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If, out of all the supporting factual information; out of all the photographic evidence; out of all the scientific data; out of all the crash data; out of all the human remains recovered and identified; out of all the eye witness testimonies; out of all logical explainations; the remaining item that keeps one from accepting the truth are the four frames of a near-focus surveillance camera - I suggest one needs to re-evaluate their ability to discern fact from a desired or predisposed version of reality. I did not set out to prove anything other than one fact: a Boeing 757 was crashed into the Pentagon. The reasons behind that 757 crashing into the Pentagon do nothing to prove or disprove that one simple truth.



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 06:12 PM
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I did not set out to prove anything other than one fact: a Boeing 757 was crashed into the Pentagon. The reasons behind that 757 crashing into the Pentagon do nothing to prove or disprove that one simple truth.
IMHO catherder...you proved it quite well...


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posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 06:35 PM
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Originally posted by CatHerder - I suggest one needs to re-evaluate their ability to discern fact from a desired or predisposed version of reality. .
You certainly have presented a lot of evidence for your theory, CatHerder, but so did the Warren Commission and that didn't make it true. Just tell me, on either side of the hole that the fuselage supposedly went through, where is the imprint or damage or any indication that the wings (both left and right) and tail (both horizontal and vertical) made? The video shows an excellent damage sequence with fuel exploding and everything on the inside of the Pentagon. But how did the wings get inside the Pentagon. In others words where did they penetrate the bricks. They were attached to the fuselage just prior to impact. Had to be for the airplane to fly. So how did the wings get through that brick wall which looks amazingly intact, almost pristine in fact. I would like to join in the accolades for your amazing tour de force but I just need to know about the wings. Also the RB-211's are fair sized engines (within spitting distance of the cockpit on either side), they would have had to go through the bricks too, and they are on the wings. So it seems to me that the engines going approximately the same speed as the airplane would have made quite a dent in the bricks. But as you can see....there is no damage to the left or right of the entry hole. But nice try anyway, CatHerder. Hey, I have friends , good friends that still believe the Warren Commission.



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 06:46 PM
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check this site out... anderson.ath.cx:8000... Its got alot of photos I hadn't seen before perhaps some of them will answer your question.



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 06:51 PM
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Originally posted by SkepticOverlord [This is not the Saturday Morning cartoons, objects do not create holes that represent their exact profile. .
More to the point SO, the plane according to the parking lot cam hit first and the wings would not have stayed attached to the wingbox with that type of impact. but momentum would have carried them into the building with the fueselage. The wings head on could have sliced into the building ala the WTC to a point but as you pointed out this is not a cartoon. The best example I have is the 1996 Ethiopian Air crash off of Comoro Island where the plane drags a wing tip in the water before it cartwheels into the sea. The wing breaks off and the momentum carrier it in the direction of the plane. www.cnn.com...


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posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 06:54 PM
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Originally posted by SkepticOverlord

Originally posted by johnlear Just tell me, on either side of the hole that the fuselage supposedly went through, where is the imprint or damage or any indication that the wings (both left and right) and tail (both horizontal and vertical) made?
This is not the Saturday Morning cartoons, objects do not create holes that represent their exact profile. As compared to the rigid fuselage hitting head-on, the relatively soft wings and stabilizer struck side-on, and as a result likely disintegrated from the high kinetic energy of impact. If you were to dive into the water with arms out straight, they would immediately fall to your side.
OK. Please know this. I have been a pilot for almost 50 years. No airman has more FAA certificates than I do. I had over 19,000 hours when I retired in 2001, 16,000 in large jets. I have participated in many crash investigations. I have built airplanes, I have flown them, I have instructed in them, I have raced them and I have crashed them. The hypothesis that the wings and tail and fuel from a Boeing 757 disintegrated from the high kinectic energy of impact is pure, unadulterated, unmitigated B.S.



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 07:08 PM
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I concur Johnlear, I was an Avionics Technician In the RAAF (nothing that matches your experience though). I really love this presentation, made me change my mind (not easy to do!). But the pristene Pentagon walls still bug me.


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posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 07:10 PM
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look at the burn marks on each side of the hole



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 07:10 PM
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Yeah but John Lear what about the countless people who have seen the actual plane??



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 09:22 PM
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Originally posted by johnlear You certainly have presented a lot of evidence for your theory, CatHerder, but so did the Warren Commission and that didn't make it true.
This has what, exactly, to do with the 757 crashing into the Pentagon? I didn't post a theory - I posted the facts. It's up to any conspiracy believer (such as yourself) to step up, post your theory, and back it with some hard evidence and not just conjecture and beliefs.

But as you can see....there is no damage to the left or right of the entry hole.
Actually, as I can see (dont know why you can't see) there's plenty of damage - I even showed you an engine impact on the first post: This shows the main impact hole, and the impact hole for a good portion of the starboard (right) wing. If you go back to page 1, you will also see that the engine and wing came into contact with the diesel generator in front of the Pentagon. Based on the damage on the generator, and the flight trajectory, the starboard engine would have gone in between pillars 16 and 17. Clear evidence of a massive impact from the starboard wing is visible along the entire wall from column 15 through column 18. Remember - the 757 hit this reinforced concrete / steel / kevlar wall at a 58 degree angle, not straight on. I see a significant pile of debris from the wing laying on the ground in front of the wall as well.

But nice try anyway, CatHerder. Hey, I have friends , good friends that still believe the Warren Commission.
You have my word, no Kennedys died in the crash at the Pentagon on 9-11.
[edit on 12-9-2004 by CatHerder]



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 09:39 PM
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The thing you need to remember here is the wings are not just wings - they are also huge fuel tanks. At the point of impact they ceased to be solid objects containing a liquid - once they crossed this threshold they became a large fluid mass (including the metal which would have been smashed into pieces). The wings probably accounted for 30-40% of the entire mass of the aircraft because of the fuel. The website above really does a great job of outlining the damage to the building - I had attempted something similar but my lack of building engineering and construction knowledge made it a daunting task. I wasn't confident that I could show what happened and be secure with my own findings so I just skipped past it. This photo from the FEMA librabry shows some of the damage to the front of the building (to the right of the large hole they've begun demolishing). It's also visible in photos taken in the first hour of the attack. Note the damage to the right of the hole. (click for large version) It appears to me that the right wing was damaged (possibly broken away from the body) when it hit the deisel generator - that would account for the 15 degree downward angle on the port wing and the 30 degree upward angle for the starboard wing based on marks on the building. Something interesting, however, in this (almost original - but still lossy due to it being preconverted into a 256 color gif animation) version of the crash frames the initial first explosion frame is not overexposed - clearly somebody in the past intentionally overexposed it to support the fake theory that it was a bomb (to brighten the explosion). This is also one of the better quality versions I've seen. It's the first time I can truthfully say to myself that I see an aircraft in there. Notice all the chunks of the plane being tossed into the air (even looks like a large chunk of the tail is thrown over the roof of the Pentagon). Although it could be the port engine, I have read four of five reports from "eyewitnesses" that there was one of the engines laying in the courtyard of the Pentagon...



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 09:43 PM
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amazing post. we need more people like you at ats. i think in the end people will convince themselves of whatever they want to belive.



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 10:05 PM
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Originally posted by SkepticOverlord As compared to the rigid fuselage hitting head-on, the relatively soft wings and stabilizer struck side-on, and as a result likely disintegrated from the high kinetic energy of impact. If you were to dive into the water with arms out straight, they would immediately fall to your side.
Well, the wings were not built with retractable shoulder joints, but I get your point. If you hit the water at an angle, though, what about your feet? If you shattered upon impact with the water, wouldn't your foot pieces want to continue toward the water at that same angle, rather than change direction and enter the water back where your head had? Also, isn't the majority of the weight of the airplane actually the engines, or at least the densest heaviest part? If the plane struck at an angle, wouldn't there have been some of the tail that continued past the entrance hole - wouldn't there have been a some "cartwheel" effect? Look at that water crash video posted above - it looks like the drag on the engine hitting the water definitely pulls the nose of the plane down, rather than the wing folding back and following the nose. Plus, we've already suggested that the nose "liquified" on impact. I've heard about the explosion/vacuum explanations, and yeah, maybe I don't fully understand the physics of high temperature expanding fuel explosions or whatever, but for all the excellent information presented, my brain still has a lot of trouble accepting the fact that the left engine hit the building after the nose and the right engine, smashed into a billion tiny pieces, which were then sucked back into the hole made by the nose and burned beyond recognition - or else it "bounced" off the wall, folded back into the fuselage, then exploded and burned? Weren't the engines a lot of the mass of the plane? I can't believe the engine could change it's direction or that it would have stayed attached to the wing. I can't understand how the NOSE of the plane penetrated the c ring, while the engines only dented and blackened the exterior. That hole in the C ring looks punched out HARD. It seems hard for me to believe a pile of, at this point liquified, debris from the nose of the plane made that hole. What the heck is the nose of the plane made out of - that hole looks like some THING smashed through there, something a lot more solid than that pile of stringy debris sitting in the picture. The black boxes and the gas station videos - c'mon. Talk about insult to injury. By NOT releasing that material, the justice dept. is torturing the victims' loved ones by allowing this debate to continue. How much fun do you think it is for the victims' families to "Hunt The Boeing"? Eyewitnesses - useless to me, unless I know them and talk to them. Useless on either side of the argument, so let's forget em all together. It might take a few trips to the ATM, but I'm sure I could find a fireman to swear he saw Oswald flying the plane. There is compelling evidence on either side of the argument, and unfortunately we find ourselves in a situation that seems to be the culmination of many a modern conspiracy theory. The only existing incontrovertible evidence is controlled by the FBI, and the citizens are denied access to this material due to issues of national security. C'mon. Let us have a look. We're not scientists. We like movies. We believe what we see in movies. Show us the movie. Make me feel stupid and ashamed for having doubted, rather than simply accepted.



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 10:20 PM
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posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 10:20 PM
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Originally posted by bunkbuster That hole in the C ring looks punched out HARD. It seems hard for me to believe a pile of, at this point liquified, debris from the nose of the plane made that hole. What the heck is the nose of the plane made out of - that hole looks like some THING smashed through there, something a lot more solid than that pile of stringy debris sitting in the picture.
A wheel assembly could have knocked that hole in the wall. Regardless of the dynamics of the collision, the collapse and the fire. The remains of the individuals manifested to AA77 were found in the Pentagon. If AA77 didn't hit the building, how did they get there?



posted on Sep, 12 2004 @ 10:38 PM
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About half way down the presentation there are 2 pictures of the hole in the Pentagon. One shows a policeman and the other shows a sign to the left of the hole that says No Parking. Now in neither of these pictures is the slightest damage, not the slightest charring of the walls next to the wall. How did the wings, which are shown still attached to the aircraft in the simulated video of the penetration get through the wall into the inside without leaving the slightest trace of damage?





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