By Dean Weber
On Sept. 11, i may were piloting a "transcon" flying journey, probably together with a visit from Boston to la, or from Washington D.C. to l. a.. The Sep 11 terrorist hijackings have been my routes and my plane, the Boeing 757 and 767. The terrorists can have selected one among my flights. as a substitute, i used to be on holiday with my relations, status around the road from the White condominium while the assaults came about. We felt and heard American airways Flight seventy seven because it crashed into the Pentagon, ceaselessly altering my perspective.
Less than one month after flying was once resumed following Sep 11, a deranged passenger broke down my cockpit door with the motive to kill the "terrorist pilots" he concept have been flying the aircraft. whereas trying to land, I later figured out we have been virtually shot down by way of F-16's. this can be my tale, yet what approximately 9-11 itself? How might it have occurred within the first position? On our soil? How may this occur to the main robust kingdom the area has ever identified? To the rustic with its intelligence neighborhood, with its army, with our many years of scuffling with adversaries all over the world? We have been sitting geese! was once Sept. 11 a hoax? used to be Sep 11 a central authority conspiracy like a few imagine the moon landings have been faked via the U.S. executive?
Seen during the prism of the 9-11 fee findings, we will research the mess ups of the intelligence group, the army, the inability of a transparent govt coverage, and the mismanagement of the rules that have been in position, all of which ended in the Sept. 11 assaults. Will one other Sep 11 ensue back? Have we realized the demanding classes to insure that it'll now not ensue again?
This e-book solutions those severe questions and gives my viewpoint of Sep 11 from a pilot's aspect of view.
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