WACO could have meant "What A Cook-Out" had this guy gotten fragged by those jets.
posted on 02/04/2006 2:19:51 PM PST
Plane Forced Down Near Bush Ranch
Nice misleading headline.
posted on 02/04/2006 2:37:01 PM PST
(sarcasm engaged at all times)
He was interviewed and sent on his way. He probably didn't know the president was back home. I didn't.
posted on 02/04/2006 2:46:13 PM PST
Cindy Sheehan dragging a "Get Out Now" banner??
posted on 02/04/2006 2:59:33 PM PST
("There is a difference between responsible criticism that aims for success, and defeatism...W - SOTU)
I live in the area, and the fighters scared the *#$& out of me last night. Not your usual sound from the night sky around here.
posted on 02/04/2006 3:05:49 PM PST
Incompetant idiot. The restricted areas are NOTAM'd well in advance and pilots are required to check them before flight. Fine him a couple of thou and I'll bet he checks 'em next time.
posted on 02/04/2006 3:07:21 PM PST
by Don Corleone
(Leave the gun..take the cannoli)
Are they sure it was a plane and not a MOONBAT?
Two fighter jets forced a small plane to land after the pilot flew too close to President Bush's ranch in central Texas while he was spending the weekend there
Wonder if they had to clean out the aircraft after they landed at Waco? Having an F-15 show up on your wing, and another at your six, makes a very effective sphincter relaxer both the anal and bladder ones.
posted on 02/04/2006 3:24:07 PM PST
by El Gato
(The Second Amendment is the Reset Button of the U.S. Constitution)
Didn't something similar happen after 911 out in that area, maybe close to the ranch. Seems a local took his plane out of the barn for a fly around. He was led back to the ground by a fighter jet or two. Maybe someone else remembers the incident.
posted on 02/04/2006 3:51:09 PM PST
I am taking Flight Lessons in the area. The NOTAMS are very specific when GW is Home. The air traffic controllers are very specific and will direct your flight correction away from P-49......He was just stupid,stupid stupid.
The possibility of fighters overtaking my little Piper scares me to double check the NOTAMS. Keeps that pucker factor down to a minimum.
posted on 02/04/2006 4:48:39 PM PST
(I'm from Texas, we don't dial 9-11)
To: Calpernia; Velveeta; Alabama MOM; DAVEY CROCKETT; WestCoastGal; Founding Father; Honestly
posted on 02/04/2006 4:59:29 PM PST
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