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Re: FLT 800: From the Rumor Mill...But It Makes Sense.. (fwd)
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In message <[email protected]>, Alan Horow
>The Aegis ship in the Gulf wzs not in an exercise. It was in a war zone.
>If my memory serves, the Iranian jetliner had its squawker turned off, or
>broken. The officer in charge in the CIC had about ten seconds to decide
>if he was about to be locked-on by a missle. And no real information to
>make the decision with.
There's still the possibility that something malfunctioned (but not
fatal - otherwise - for the plane). I'm not
saying it's what happened, but it's a distant possibility.
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