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Hani Hanjour couldn't hardly fly


Hani Hanjour, allegedly the pilot of Flight 77 into the Pentagon, was a notoriously bad pilot. Newsday reported that Freeway Airport in Bowie, MD, refused to rent a Cessna to the guy without more lessons after three test runs because he had trouble controlling and landing the single-engine plane. He was reported to the FAA five times by an Arizona flight school, because he was such a bad pilot they felt he should have his license revoked.

"Yet Hanjour...according to the official story, piloted a huge Boeing 757 in a 7,000-feet spiraling dive within two minutes, leveled the craft at tree-top level and smashed into the west wall of the Pentagon."

Source: Marrs, p. 24, and Griffin, p. 40-41


Seems pretty miraculous that a guy who couldn't handle a Cessna could stun seasoned air traffic controllers with uncanny maneuvers like that. Would a guy like this even be trusted to try it? I have to admit that this one strikes me as really rather suspicious.

Bottom line, me, I give it:

rather suspiciousrather suspiciousrather suspicious


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1. tnt 11 Jan 2008 06:04:36 PM

Must have been another pilot.

2. john 11 Jan 2008 09:26:08 PM

Or remote control, or a missile.

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