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Friday, February 24, 2006

Planes are Funny Things

They can slice through steel columns, yet are amazingly vulnerable to small birds.


Those birds must be like kryptonite:
22 February 1999. A Boeing-757 departing Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (KY) had to return and make emergency landing after hitting large flock of starlings. Both engines and 1 wing received extensive damage. About 400 dead starlings were found on runway area.


Then there is this:

2 Comments:

Anonymous Rob said...

And looky here at this wing damage!!...

http://img96.imageshack.us/my.php?image=planedamagedbybird097large1qx.jpg

From fucking feathers & hollow bones no less!!

BUT!! The same material punctured by BIRDS that made up these airliner wings, material that couldn't even withstand a fucking BIRD IMPACT FOR GOD'S SAKE!!, somehow MAGICALLY managed to slice through the dozens of thick construction-grade steel columns of my Twin Towers!??? Suuuure...they did

http://img509.imageshack.us/img509/9411/wtccolumns03os.jpg

If ya believe that pile of bull plop, you probably also still believe Saddam had a whole bunch of SCARY WMD'S to attack US with! hehe

12:43 AM  
Blogger Spooked said...

thanks Rob!

7:55 AM  

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