Skip to comments.Are terrorists doing 9/11-style dry runs on U.S. flights?
Posted on 10/12/2013 11:05:19 AM PDT by nuconvert
"If a dry run is occurring, the attack will shortly follow."
That's according to Wolf Koch, a Boeing 767 pilot for Delta Airlines and an official at the Air Line Pilots Association International, who was discussing common terrorist tactics in the run-up to devastating attacks like those on 9/11. That is an extremely worrying thought given a memo leaked this week from the U.S. Airline Pilots Association, which warns of "several cases recently
of what appear to be probes, or dry runs" of such attacks.
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Gooks probing the wire!
I’m surprised that they haven’t snuck in to the country via Mexico, obtained guns via Holder and started doing mass shootings everywhere. The media has clearly demonstrated the effectiveness of gun free zones, and the anti-gun crowd would score points/ammo for their agenda.
With the new rules, hardened cockpits, more air marshals, and non-sheeple passengers it would be very difficult to replicate a 9/11 style attack.
It is to our benefit that the terrorists seem to lack imagination as they would be more effective if they diversified their targets. Given the big-government solution to every problem they could bleed us financially by forcing us to secure more and more targets.
Probably decoys....watch for OTHER methods...
Have some patience.
Smuggle aboard fountain pens with sarin, epipens with antidote and a terrorist or small group of terrorists would have the whole plane to themselves and no interference as they worked on the door.
The only risk is that a flight crew might, just might, recognized the symptoms with enough time of muscle co-ordination left to radio a mayday.
Yes...like a chemical attack at a football game..or portable nuke. God forbid.
Before Jimmy Carter and a Cannot Understand Normal Thought Leftist named Joan Claybrook, pilots were REQUIRED to be armed.
Let's merely apply the FAA rule that is actually still on the books despite the Leftist Cannnot Understand Normal Thought's "ruling," and arm the hell out of cockpit crews.
Jihadists ought to be put to death, wrapped in fresh pig skins, and dropped on their home town mosques.
And the hundreds of cargo flights zooming around are so vulnerable that it would make your head spin. Little or nothing being done there.
It’s obviously time to start profiling.
Are terrorists doing 9/11-style dry runs on U.S. flights?
Do planes have wings?
You’ve been reading too much Nelson DeMille.
They may not have a 9/11 style attack in mind. They might simply want to bring down an air liner.
Of course, they HAVE snuck into the country via Mexico. But who needs guns? They have Saddam Hussein’s chemical weapons and nukes. They will launch an attack on America when Obama gives the word.
If they wanted to down a plane there are more than enough Islamists working at major airports. Won’t have to board the plane to do that - political correctness and all that.
I am thankful that they have not done a mass mailing of incendiary devices that would be shipped by air. I am still surprised they have not hit a train, bus, or sporting event.
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