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Brian B. Riley brianbr at mac.com
Wed Aug 3 21:56:23 UTC 2005


Not quite right - he posted the occurrence of the accident stating that,
according to his source "200 feared dead" which is indeed the initial status
of the crash announcements.

That no one died and only 43 (or 22 depending on whom you believe) were
sufficiently injured to require formal medical attention, was the miracle.
Certainly anyone observing the crash initially would have leapt to the same
conclusion.

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Cheers ... 73 de brian, n1bq, underhill center, vermont




On 8/3/05 12:51 PM, "VE7GDH" <ve7gdh at rac.ca> wrote:

> This thread started when someone mentioned that a particular APRS station
> had sent an APRS bulletin about a plane crash with hundreds of fatalities
> which was completely false. A plane skidded off the end of a runway in bad
> weather and burned, but there was not a single fatality. Let's hope that
> such false bulletins like this one are never sent again. Bulletins, if an
> individual deems that there is a valid reason for sending it, should be
> factual.






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