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kenny blankenship Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-16-06 09:31 PM
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43. They recovered large amounts of it
Edited on Tue May-16-06 09:33 PM by kenny blankenship
large AMOUNTS.
Large parts on the other hand--meaning identifiable pieces and structures of welded together components that serve an identifiable function--that is a different matter.
They do have pictures of wheel hubs, landing struts, tire chunks, engine components, the odd piece of passenger seating--mostly the harder parts of the plane that typically survive highspeed impacts and are not only hard and dense but also unique enough to be easily identified. See pictures of Pentagon crash 757 parts here.
Unidentified twisted shattered pieces of structural aluminum and scraps of confetti like aircraft skin--they got truckloads of that, but there's not much to learn from it since it's so destroyed and scattered by the sheer violence of the impact and explosion.
There's more aluminum skin visible on the Pentagon lawn in well publicized photographs taken while the fires are still burning, just on the lawn not even counting all the debris inside, than would be required to skin 3 global hawk drones. And I doubt the Global Hawk even has a metal skin.

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  -Pentagon Strike Postman  May-16-06 07:57 PM   #0 
  - so then, what happened to the damn plane?  idgiehkt   May-16-06 08:00 PM   #1 
  - Smashed into a million pieces....see photos inside (dial-up warning)....  Media_Lies_Daily   May-16-06 09:33 PM   #47 
     - see these photos also...  MervinFerd   May-16-06 10:14 PM   #58 
  - How does a piece of straw penetrate a telephone pole in a tornado?  meisje   May-16-06 08:02 PM   #2 
  - straw remains intact - where's the "straw" that hit the pentagon?  rman   May-17-06 10:13 AM   #70 
  - Of course the real question is why those holes would be so large...  originalpckelly   May-16-06 08:03 PM   #3 
  - Exactly right.  MervinFerd   May-16-06 08:06 PM   #5 
  - I think the theory doesn't have to do with what happened  idgiehkt   May-16-06 08:06 PM   #6 
  - I think it is 50/50 Bush let Al-Qaeda hit the USA...  originalpckelly   May-16-06 08:09 PM   # 
     - what about the "My Pet Goat" thing  idgiehkt   May-16-06 08:46 PM   #25 
  - Well, some people can't cope with a world in which  aquart   May-16-06 08:09 PM   #9 
  - right, believing the white guys did it is racist.  readmoreoften   May-16-06 08:23 PM   #18 
  - Hole size....  catnhatnh   May-16-06 08:19 PM   #15 
  - I Don't Think The Democratic Party Has Come Up With Any  Southpawkicker   May-16-06 09:26 PM   #41 
  - LOL!!  radio4progressives   May-16-06 09:45 PM   #52 
  - Don't be silly.  MervinFerd   May-16-06 08:04 PM   #4 
  - Then show us the beef  DoYouEverWonder   May-16-06 08:09 PM   #10 
  - Our entire way of thinking is not to assume anything, but to allow...  originalpckelly   May-16-06 08:20 PM   #16 
  - You can keep your fear  DoYouEverWonder   May-16-06 08:35 PM   #19 
  - I'm not going to back down because I am sick of this...  originalpckelly   May-16-06 08:57 PM   #31 
     - I agree with both of you.  chrisbur   May-16-06 09:16 PM   #37 
  - There You Go With "Our Party"  Southpawkicker   May-16-06 09:30 PM   #42 
     - No we don't have an official position to my best knowledge...  originalpckelly   May-16-06 09:32 PM   #44 
        - So How Do You Confuse DU With How Democrats Look?  Southpawkicker   May-16-06 09:39 PM   #50 
  - DEAR GOD!! WHAT MORE PROOF COULD THERE BE!!!  MervinFerd   May-16-06 08:41 PM   #24 
     - An actual airplane  DoYouEverWonder   May-16-06 08:47 PM   #26 
        - They recovered large parts of it. YOU ARE MAKING A FOOL OF YOURSELF.  MervinFerd   May-16-06 08:49 PM   #27 
           - mervin,mervin,mervin  Twist_U_Up   May-16-06 08:51 PM   #28 
           - Please show me pictures  DoYouEverWonder   May-16-06 08:53 PM   #30 
           - They recovered large amounts of it  kenny blankenship   May-16-06 09:31 PM   #43 
              - Then why didn't the NTSB  DoYouEverWonder   May-17-06 07:50 AM   #65 
                 - Because the NTSB reconstructs planes to find out why they crashed  kenny blankenship   May-17-06 08:36 AM   #67 
  - do you have any pictures of the "substantial part" ...  diamondsndust   May-16-06 08:19 PM   #14 
  - NO. I am not an NTSB investigator.  MervinFerd   May-16-06 08:52 PM   #29 
     - So you are making your assumptions on blind faith??  diamondsndust   May-16-06 10:18 PM   #59 
        - AMEN!!!  Rainscents   May-16-06 10:37 PM   #61 
  - Where's the wing holes?  lonestarnot   May-16-06 09:59 PM   #55 
  - Why not release the gas or hotel video?  Bushknew   May-16-06 08:07 PM   #7 
  - I want to see the hotel video, the one that  ramblin_dave   May-16-06 09:00 PM   #32 
  - Yup... FBI told them to keep their mouth shut!!!  Rainscents   May-16-06 10:39 PM   #62 
  - You won't see a plane there, either.  MervinFerd   May-16-06 09:20 PM   #39 
     - I don't give a shit how fast 757 was going... You can NOT miss the 757!!  Rainscents   May-16-06 10:28 PM   #60 
     - There is a little more than just a streak--not much, but very significant  kenny blankenship   May-17-06 10:09 AM   #68 
  - Learn about PNAC here, who they are what they did and how  libertypirate   May-16-06 08:08 PM   #8 
  - Welcome to the other side  DoYouEverWonder   May-16-06 08:10 PM   #11 
  - I had a buddy that sat me down and  jdeetz1019   May-16-06 08:14 PM   #12 
  - The wings blew apart into thousands of pieces  kenny blankenship   May-16-06 09:01 PM   #33 
  - No picture of a plane. No parts of any plane. Period.  understandinglife   May-16-06 08:15 PM   #13 
  - BULLSHIT. Many parts of plane. Many parts of bodies.....  MervinFerd   May-16-06 08:38 PM   #21 
     - Calm Down Mervin  Southpawkicker   May-16-06 09:32 PM   #45 
     - Selected "Pics" aren't evidence of much of anything.  MervinFerd   May-16-06 10:02 PM   #56 
     - Here look at these:  MervinFerd   May-16-06 10:11 PM   #57 
     - self delete dupe  Southpawkicker   May-16-06 09:32 PM   #46 
  - EYEWITNESSES!  Chomp   May-16-06 08:22 PM   #17 
  - don't confuse the issue with eye witnesses  Jacobin   May-16-06 08:37 PM   #20 
     - Or RADAR records, or NTSB investigations, or dead bodies......  MervinFerd   May-16-06 09:13 PM   #35 
  - My best friend's son was there. He saw everything.  alfredo   May-16-06 08:39 PM   #22 
  - You are confusing the Conspiracy Nuts with facts.  MervinFerd   May-16-06 09:17 PM   #38 
     - Calling Fellow DU'ers Conspiracy Nuts  Southpawkicker   May-16-06 09:34 PM   #48 
     - Even many MIHOPers know this 'Theory' is NUTS. Facts is Facts.  MervinFerd   May-16-06 09:53 PM   #53 
     - I'm 61 years old, I can be annoying if I want to.  alfredo   May-16-06 11:24 PM   #64 
  - There is no plane  Oversea Visitor   May-16-06 08:41 PM   #23 
  - The Pentagon is a modern day fortress, why the hell OBL is still free  Rex   May-16-06 09:06 PM   #34 
  - Spontaneous Airframe Combustion (tm)  MervinFerd   May-16-06 09:15 PM   #36 
  - If they faked everything else, why not the VIDEO?????  MervinFerd   May-16-06 09:21 PM   #40 
  - Do You Know They Didn't Fake The Video?  Southpawkicker   May-16-06 09:35 PM   #49 
     - Yes, it is important.  MervinFerd   May-16-06 09:57 PM   #54 
  - See here:  The Straight Story   May-16-06 09:42 PM   #51 
  - So what happened to all the people on board Flight 77?  RandomKoolzip   May-16-06 10:39 PM   #63 
  - Where did the bodies come from?  theboss   May-17-06 08:04 AM   #66 
     - how can there be bodies if the whole plane vaporized?  rman   May-17-06 10:11 AM   #69 
 

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