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F C writes on Monday, November 5, 2001
More evidence that Flight 93 was shot down
I added a couple things to my Flight 93 website I wanted you to be aware of.
Fighters: In the end, Flight 93 was only 15.6 minutes away at 500mph (50mph less than cruising speed) from Washington D.C. when it crashed.
Think about this - in order for us to NOT have intercepted Flight 93, fighters would have had to wait until about 10 a.m. before turning towards it. Meaning the two or three fighters (take your pick) that arrived over D.C. at 9:40 a.m. proceeded to fly circles over D.C. for twenty-plus minutes defending thin air while we were well aware of an incoming Flight 93; then mercifully, they finally turned toward Flight 93 and made four minutes progress - which puts them sixty miles out.
That is the Government position - and I think it's either untrue or the Air Guard had a colossal failure to react to a degree that should require someone's removal from their position. Considering three nuclear power plants were between Flight 93 and D.C., this failure is totally frightening. I'd like to think they got a fighter there. Wouldn't you?
Debris field: From News Story:"Fleegle, marina owner Jim Brant and two of Brant's employees were among the dozens who witnessed the crash from Indian Lake. Fleegle had just returned to the marina to get fuel for a boat that had run out of gas when Carol Delasko called him into the drydock barn to watch news of the World Trade Center attack.
All of a sudden the lights flickered and we joked that maybe they were coming for us. Then we heard engines screaming close overhead. The building shook. We ran out, heard the explosion and saw a fireball mushroom," said Fleegle, pointing to a clearing on a ridge at the far end of the lake.
Delasko, who ran outside moments later, said she thought someone had blown up a boat on the lake. "It just looked like confetti raining down all over the air above the lake," she said.
Comment: If debris was simply dropped from 5,000 feet it would take a couple minutes just to fall straight down on the lake. They hopped in their cars right away - and still saw the debris fall before they left.
Witnesses say they heard the plane fly over, felt their building at the dock shake. The debris evidence also supports the plane flying over Indian Lake and that plane was falling apart. This debris would have taken fifteen to twenty minutes to float at ten mph and then descend on Indian Lake from the main crash crater. The testimony and evidence do not support the NTSB story that the debris floated from the main crash site.
Relevant items on this website:
United Flight 93: New discussion forum opened | Troublesome website ordered shut down | Timeline and maps on Flight 93 | An oddity about the timeline on Flight 77 (Dulles enroute to Los Angeles) | Israelis mistaken for terrorists may be home soon | Why did President G W Bush fly to Offutt airforce base on Sept 11?: David Irving, A Radical's Diary