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Ban the ruskies?

Old 30th Jun 2008, 19:07
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Ban the ruskies?

Sudan, where aviation safety is the gold standard of global travel, we get the latest gem...

BBC NEWS | Africa | Sudan orders Antonov aircraft ban
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much like the French banning Concord because they crashed it - must be the aeroplane's fault
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Old 30th Jun 2008, 19:37
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One witness said:

"Then it started a left-hand turn and it looked like his wing stalled so the air was going over the wing not under it."

Now you guys and gals be carefull not to let any of that pesky wind over your wings

(I blame Bette Midler)

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Old 30th Jun 2008, 20:43
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Its Africa and its the Sudan. Does anyone actually expect coherent governmental action? The government officials were probably at the wreck site selling off scrap metal and pocketing the money.
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TIA,

Don't question, don't wonder
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Great way for the government aviation department to pretend that they're doing their job.
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