Someone asked me about this. This should be of the highest concern, especially in light of recent security lapses including the NE blackout and the
stolen laptop being discussed on another thread. Here are some links:
US, Angola Seek Missing Boeing 727 Jet
Voice of America
11 Jun 2003, 19:27 UTC
Authorities in Africa and the United States are looking for a Boeing 727 jet missing from Angola since late last month under suspicious circumstances.
The Boeing 727 has been missing since it took off under mysterious circumstances from Luanda airport in the southwest African country of Angola more
than two weeks ago.
July 07, 2003
That missing Boeing reappears
The Boeing 727 that the CIA and various other bodies have been searching for has briefly reappeared, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
Hunt For The Missing
Boeing 727 'Flying Bomb'
By Gordon Thomas
An international hunt is on to find a flying bomb a stolen Boeing 727 which led to British Airways cancelling all flights to Saudi Arabia last week.
Missing Boeing: Race against time
20/06/2003 23:00 - (SA)
Cape Town - Western intelligence services are racing against the clock to find a passenger aircraft somewhere in Africa.
The Boeing 727 was stolen in Angola earlier and there were fears that it could be used in an attack similar to the 9/11 disaster.
In Angola, A Jetliner's Vanishing Act
Boeing 727 Is Subject Of Search, U.S. Worry
By John Mintz
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, June 18, 2003; Page A01
The Boeing 727 had not budged from its parking place at the airport in Angola's capital city for 14 months, so when the jetliner started taxiing down
the runway, the men in the control tower radioed the pilot for an explanation. There was no reply from the cockpit, even after the plane rumbled to a
takeoff into the African skies.
Intensive Search Under Way for Airliner Missing for Nearly a Month
By Pierre Thomas
June 10 — The U.S. government has secretly launched an intensive campaign to find a Boeing 727 passenger jet that mysteriously disappeared in Africa
three weeks ago, sources told ABCNEWS.
These are just a few of the articles available.