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|Flight 77: "The Plane Was Flown With Extraordinary Skill"|
Once again: Operation 911 demanded that the attacks be tightly coordinated. Four jets took off within 15
minutes of each other at Boston, Dulles, and Newark airports, and roughly two hours later, it was over. If we
are to believe the story we are being told, the masterminds needed, at an absolute minimum, pilots who could
actually fly the planes and who could arrive at the right place at the right time.
American Airlines Flight 77, a Boeing 757, took off from Dulles Airport in northern Virginia at 8:10 a.m. and
crashed into the Pentagon at 9:40 a.m. The Washington Post, September 12, says this: "Aviation sources
said that the plane was flown with extraordinary skill, making it highly likely that a trained pilot was at the helm,
possibly one of the hijackers. Someone even knew how to turn off the transponder, a move that is
considerably less than obvious."
According to the article, the air traffic controllers "had time to warn the White House that the jet was aimed
directly at the president's mansion and was traveling at a gut-wrenching speed--full throttle.
"But just as the plane seemed to be on a suicide mission into the White House, the unidentified pilot executed a
pivot so tight that it reminded observers of a fighter jet maneuver. The plane circled 270 degrees from the right
to approach the Pentagon from the west, whereupon Flight 77 fell below radar level, vanishing from controller's
screens, the sources said." ("On Flight 77: 'Our Plane Is Being Hijacked'," The Washington Post, September
12, 2001, pgs. 1 & 11)
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