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Reader comment on item: Why Did American Airlines 587 Crash?

Submitted by richard knox (United States), Mar 1, 2014 at 22:39

have seen home video of initial post impact initial fiery crash / it is apparent that the craft is STILL intact

we know the tail & both engines separated prior to crash / since the craft was otherwise INTACT; this indicates that it landed in a flat spin / this was possibly induced by one engine going into reverse thrust PRIOR to the crash / HOW that could occur is up to others to guess at / DID a shoe bomber bring it down ? / because of the inordinate SECRECY & misleading info - post crash investigation / I personally believe it was caused by a shoe-bomber / investigate that video & you will see the plane WAS otherwise intact at time of crash /

I am RETIRED CFI & so I speak with some authority on this video / the engines separated due to centrifugal force ( induced by flat spin ) - NOWHERE in any crash report - to my knowledge; does it mention this flat spin / I am NOT privy to all info / would LOVE to know what cockpit tapes revealed


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