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I noticed Algeria was on the current list of countries that it was considered unsafe for commercial air liners to fly over...
If it disappeared 50 minutes after take off wouldn't that put it somewhere over Mali?
media narrative hysteria bullshit stories like this annoy me
and it's a tragedy whatever, it just annoys me when media try to make out there's some sort of epidemic going on.
Ozil and the Algerian national football team gave all their money to Palestine. With no evidence.
I'm not about to read anything on that shower of shit's website.
I imagine it's dropped massively over the years but has stabilized recently. Probably around somewhere if we googled it.
for every million departures, down from 2.6 per million in 2010."
"February 17 – Ethiopian Airlines Flight 702, a Boeing 767, is hijacked by the co-pilot while en route from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Rome, Italy, but lands safely at Geneva, Switzerland. All 202 passengers and crew aboard are unharmed."
before anyone came up with the idea of flying them into buildings, it was mainly a bargaining tool to have PLO prisoners released I think
deffo remember it being on the beeb.. cause everyone was like WTF? then an hour or two later.. like.. ah s'cool. everyone carry on.
but yeah, I'm not a fan of the media whipping us into a frenzy about a particular topic, then losing all interest in it.
might be "scene" or "seen" - was never sure
u wot m8
I'm sorry. Planes. Argh.
site:bbc.co.uk/news plane crash 2014 -ukraine (74,500 results)
bear in mind it's only July
saying that the algerian plane has been confirmed as a crash
it seems strange somehow people updating these things so quickly
but has there been a recent spate or are these par for the course but topical because of the oddness of the circumstances surroundinhg the two malaysian air disasters?
In any event, none of this is helping me decide where to go on holiday. (probably back to ferry/ train ideas again.)
" Sky's Alistair Bunkall said there are reports in the Algerian media that the plane crashed after running out of fuel.
But given the plane was 50 minutes - or about 300 miles - into its four-hour journey that is unlikely to be a cause, he said."
Flying to Hong Kong in 10 days and my mum keeps sending me messages all upset & worried...