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Plane Crash in New York

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by Arun Dale, Sep 11, 2001.

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  1. Izzi

    Izzi Jedi Youngling star 4

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    Mar 22, 2001
    I'm sorry. I didn't mean to snap at you.

    They've closed Disney World.
     
  2. MayhemUK

    MayhemUK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'm off here folks... my thoughts are with you Beth and everyone else...
     
  3. Izzi

    Izzi Jedi Youngling star 4

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    Thanks. Tell Andrea I'm thinking of her.

    This isn't just here, is it? You guys said they've closed the London stock market? CNN just reported they're evacuating the NATO building in Brussells....
     
  4. pdubyuh

    pdubyuh Jedi Master star 4

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    the sh!t has truely hit the fan I'm of now beth but take care see you tomorrow
     
  5. Belvana

    Belvana Jedi Padawan star 4

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    this is soooo sick. I really am shocked.

    it's like a very bad movie come true. on all channels here in Germany it's the same. our president (chancellor) just said if there is an act of revenge, Germany would be on America's side. Whatever that means.

    German stock market crashed totally. I lost about 3000 pounds in just a second but that's kinda OK. not that bad as my shock.
     
  6. DarthOmatic

    DarthOmatic Jedi Youngling

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    plane landed in ohio pilot still able to communicate they believe it is part of the hijacking and that there is a bomb on board another possible in colorado as well
     
  7. Belvana

    Belvana Jedi Padawan star 4

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    OMG this really is planned from bottom to top, every detail, isn't it?
     
  8. Ramesh

    Ramesh Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Oct 30, 2000
    Yeah. I heard the news at work today but didn't realise the full scale of the damage until I saw the pictures on the tele. Do they know for sure who's responsible?
     
  9. PowerdroidGirl

    PowerdroidGirl Jedi Youngling star 2

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    It turns out I know a couple of people who school a few blocks away from the world trade centre. Thankfully they seem okay but everyone is so shocked.
     
  10. harjap

    harjap Jedi Padawan star 4

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    It sent a shiver down my spince.

    No one will benifit from this in any way what so ever.
     
  11. MARA-JADE

    MARA-JADE Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I'm waiting on news about my cousin, he lives in New York.
     
  12. AlphaWolf

    AlphaWolf Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I hope he's ok. :)

    I feel so bad about this. I can't imagine what it's like over there.
     
  13. Ginger_Jedi

    Ginger_Jedi Jedi Knight star 6

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    I hope he's OK Mara :)

    It's only just starting to sink in really. I've never experience something like this before.
     
  14. DarthTerrious

    DarthTerrious Jedi Master star 5

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    This has been a bad day for those in America.

    I just hope those responsible are reprimanded. And we will not be worried by terrorism again.



    Although if the americans had tighten security and actually checked people's luggage better then this would never have happened.
     
  15. wild_karrde

    wild_karrde Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Hey all, just a little news from North America to clear up anything that might be confused out there:

    - plane hit one of the WTC buildings

    - 20 min. later a second hit the other building. caught on tape. sickening.

    - a while later a 3rd plane crashed into the pentagon. it hit the ground first, so not as much damage was done.

    - the 2nd WTC building that was hit collapsed

    - the 1st building collapsed

    - plane crashes in PA. was apparently on it's way to Camp David.
     
  16. harjap

    harjap Jedi Padawan star 4

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    From what I understand airport security is pretty tight and look at it statistically, how can you hijack 4 planes on the same day in the same country and getaway with it?
    There has been a rumor, AND I STRESS IT IS A RUMOR, that the Airline company, i forget its name, may have been ilfultrated.

    Mara Jade, I hope your cousin is fine too.
    <hugs>
     
  17. MARA-JADE

    MARA-JADE Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Thanks everyone. :)
     
  18. PowerdroidGirl

    PowerdroidGirl Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Mara, I hope your cousin is okay. I should imagine that just living in NY is a terrible thing to do today.

    My prayers are with everyone there and with everyone affected by this tragedy.
     
  19. Ramesh

    Ramesh Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I too hope your cousin is OK Mara.

    I've just been watching more of the news and its incredible how these terrorists were able to breach the American security and co-ordinate such an attack. You'd think with all the intelligence agencies in the US, they would have seen this coming. Rightly so the focus now is on saving as many lives as possible, but when the dust settles there's a lot of questions that need to be answered.
     
  20. Red-Seven

    Red-Seven Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Oct 21, 1999
    airport security for flights w/i the US is lax. though i don't think this was a case of guys walking through metal detectors with plastic guns...something more organized.

    And I also can't believe the FBI and CIA were caught by this. But, as the IRA said, a terrorist only has to get lucky once...the people fighting them need to get lucky everytime.



    I feel very bad right now. I feel like I should be at home, not here in England.
     
  21. Bash

    Bash Jedi Youngling star 4

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    Dec 8, 2000
    I'm still very much in shock...I'm really scared actually.

    Beth, I'm thinking of you.
     
  22. wild_karrde

    wild_karrde Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    They used knives and boxcutters on one of the planes at least.
     
  23. MOTs_Minx

    MOTs_Minx Jedi Knight star 6

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    I saw on the news this morning the family of one of the victims in one of the planes saying how he phoned them from the Cabin phone telling them if he didnt see them again, he loved them. And that the plane had been hijacked.

    It upset me.
     
  24. MARA-JADE

    MARA-JADE Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I found out this morning that my cousin is safe.
    I know what you mean MOT's Minx I found that upsetting too, I think the worst thing is that the people in tower2 saw the first one collapse and knew it was going to happen to them.
     
  25. Ooh_Aah_Cantona

    Ooh_Aah_Cantona Jedi Knight star 6

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    Glad to hear that MJ.
     
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