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RE: Analysis from a JHU CS Prof

  • From: Youse, Chuck
  • Date: Wed Sep 12 07:43:52 2001

ITV is showing some pretty good coverage in the UK.  First plane strike,
second plane strike from several angles, I'm not sure there's video coverage
of the Pentagon collision.

-----Original Message-----
From: David Howe [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2001 12:33 PM
To: Email List: nanog
Subject: Re: Analysis from a JHU CS Prof

> It takes quite a bit more than you would expect.  Something that you
> neglect to remember is that the plane that struck the Pentagon was
> initially headed directly towards the Whitehouse, then executed a
> high-speed, high-bank turn around DC, lined up on the Pentagon and managed
> to nose into it at mid-level.
I hadn't seen *any* footage at that point - I am in the UK and my normal
working day doesn't include TV sets (and of course streaming video reached
saturation and vanished long before we even knew anything was happening over
here) - and come to think of it, I *still* haven't seen any footage of the
pentagon attack. UK coverage seems limited to the second plane strike,
collapse, talking heads, rinse & repeat.....