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  1. Broken bones major Air France clue "Typically, if you see intact bodies and multiple fractures – arm, leg, hip fractures – it's a good indicator of a mid-flight break up," said Frank Ciacco, a former forensic expert at the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board. "Especially if you're seeing large pieces of aircraft as well." http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/652774
  2. Where did you get that information from? It appears that the Hijacker is still on board based on news reports @ 0800 EDT
  3. http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/619337
  4. Sorry to hear that SB The crime in Calgary continues to get worse
  5. ARGH - are you going to let the facts get in the way Sorry
  6. A laser beam was aimed at the cockpit of an Air Canada jet several times as it was about to land at Pearson International Airport this morning. .... http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/596520
  7. Yikes http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingn...t-40654632.html
  8. From today's Toronto Star "Ground turboprop aircraft, expert says" http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/588565 Just a little overacting don't you think?
  9. Air Traffic Transcript is on CNN http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/02/05/1549.voic...tape/index.html
  10. “Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. All you folks in coach, please immediately exit the plane on the starboard wing and stand in 35 degree water up to your knees. First class passengers, please exit through the galley where we have a Zodiac 650 inflatable raft and continental breakfast waiting for you.”
  11. Spoiler is here http://aviationblog.dallasnews.com/archive...-trivia-80.html
  12. It appears there is a first hand report here in post 3 http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/showthread....t=784495&page=1
  13. http://www.thestar.com/News/World/article/298291 This has been all over the news in Toronto
  14. Chocolate anybody ?? http://www.newsoftheworld.co.uk/2001_hero_pilot_romp.shtml
  15. You have to love where the media get their information - from an unnamed sources on an Internet Bulletin Board
  16. http://www.thestar.com/News/article/292818
  17. Thanks for all the great information. I have used the Aeronet information in the past to get some great deals, but this year (and don't laugh) I want to get a deal over March Break. YES I am looking for a package that includes positive air travel. I noticed that dargal has a few Club Meds, but not the one I want ( Guadaloupe). I am not sure I want to wait much longer for a package due to the Canadian dollar. I am considering going to SJO and do the rain forest thing in March, but I understand that is the beginning of the raining season.
  18. Are there any interline sites people can recommend? Just spent some time at www.dargal.com and was wondering if people had other sites where I can find some deals. If anybody has some experience with PTP and the Club Med there, I would also appreciate that information as well. Thanks
  19. I hope the games don't require people to "interact" with the screen, right now its pretty annoying when people behind you are selecting their movies - they push the screens waay to hard.
  20. Got past the school yard - and about 63 meters. Quite addictive, but then again its too hot to be outside!
  21. Especially the new announcements flying into YYZ - how long is the English / French version of "Welcome to YYZ" ? At least 10 minutes. It is crazy!