By Dean Weber
On September 11, i'll were piloting a "transcon" flying journey, probably together with a visit from Boston to l. a., or from Washington D.C. to la. The 9-11 terrorist hijackings have been my routes and my plane, the Boeing 757 and 767. The terrorists can have selected considered one of my flights. as a substitute, i used to be on holiday with my relations, status around the highway from the White condominium while the assaults came about. We felt and heard American airways Flight seventy seven because it crashed into the Pentagon, endlessly altering my perspective.
Less than one month after flying used to be resumed following 11th of September, a deranged passenger broke down my cockpit door with the reason to kill the "terrorist pilots" he idea have been flying the aircraft. whereas trying to land, I later figured out we have been nearly shot down by means of F-16's. this is often my tale, yet what approximately September 11 itself? How may well it have occurred within the first position? On our soil? How may this take place to the main robust state the realm has ever identified? To the rustic with its intelligence neighborhood, with its army, with our many years of scuffling with adversaries worldwide? We have been sitting geese! used to be 9-11 a hoax? was once September 11 a central authority conspiracy like a few imagine the moon landings have been faked through the U.S. executive?
Seen in the course of the prism of the Sep 11 fee findings, we will study the mess ups of the intelligence neighborhood, the army, the shortcoming of a transparent executive coverage, and the mismanagement of the rules that have been in position, all of which ended in the 11th of September assaults. Will one other September 11 take place back? Have we realized the challenging classes to insure that it'll no longer take place again?
This ebook solutions those serious questions and gives my standpoint of 9-11 from a pilot's element of view.
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