The FAA have now shutdown _every_ US airport for the next 7 hours, with a
possible extension to that as well.
We're watching it here on CNN, seems to be the only way to get news out of
the US at the moment.
There are also reports of major traffic spikes across the internet and not
alot of news sites still standing at the moment.
On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 02:54:32PM +0100, Mel wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Sep 2001, Chuckles wrote:
>> > Anyone following this shit?
>> The garbled reports I've read can be summerised as follows
>> two planes were hijacked and crashed into the World Trade centre two
> towers. Both planes can carry about 100 people and the building sometimes
> have up to 50,000 people in them.
>> A third plane was hijacked in Boston and is circling the tower. It's a
> Boeing 767 and can carry up to 269 people.
>> There has been an explosion in the pentagon but is unconnected so far
>> Logan/JFK has been closed
>> FBI are investigating the hijackings. A palenstinian group claimed
> responsibility but no one believes them and I can't find a news site with
> the same information that works. I wouldnt' trust that part really.
>> Random wisdom: rm with the su action pack is not a toy
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