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STOLEN PLANE FROM THUNDER BAY LANDS ON MISSOURI HIGHWAY
NORTHLAND NEWS CENTER.com ^ | Story Published: Apr 6, 2009 at 9:30 PM CDT;Story Updated: Apr 6, 2009 at 9:30 PM CDT | n/a

Posted on 04/06/2009 7:43:14 PM PDT by Cindy

http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/local/42563292.html

SNIPPET: "A stolen airplane from Thunder Bay, Ontario that had U.S. defense Officials on high alert throughout Monday, landed on a Missouri highway."

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SNIPPET: "Spokespeople say a student at a flight school stole the aircraft and took off. The plane continued to fly towards Madison and that's when two F-16 fighter jets fighter intercepted the stolen Cessna"

(Excerpt) Read more at northlandsnewscenter.com ...


TOPICS: Canada; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; US: Illinois; US: Iowa; US: Michigan; US: Missouri; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: adamleon; airport; aviation; burke; canada; cessna; cessna172; f16; flightschool; hijack; leon; missouri; norad; ontario; plane; theft; thunderbay; tm; turk; turkey; wisconsin; yavuz; yavuzburke
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1 posted on 04/06/2009 7:43:14 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: All

ON THE INTERNET:

http://www.norad.mil/


2 posted on 04/06/2009 7:44:03 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Grand theft Lawn dart


3 posted on 04/06/2009 7:45:52 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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Previously...

http://www.canada.com/news/national/fighter+jets+tracking+stolen+plane+from+Thunder/1470864/story.html

“U.S. fighter jets tracking stolen plane from Thunder Bay, Ont.”

BY DAVID WYLIE, CANWEST NEWS SERVICEAPRIL 6, 2009 10:19 PM

STORYPHOTOS ( 1 )

SNIPPET: “A small plane stolen from a northern Ontario airport was being tracked Monday night by U.S. fighter jets.

The Cessna 172 was stolen from Thunder Bay International Airport Monday at about 3 p.m. ET. It’s unclear why the pilot stole the plane.”


4 posted on 04/06/2009 7:46:40 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

CNN: Pilot arrested...


5 posted on 04/06/2009 7:49:08 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Cindy

2 F-16s for a Cessna? Overkill?


6 posted on 04/06/2009 7:49:18 PM PDT by rjp2005 (Lord have mercy on us)
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To: rjp2005

No what if had been loaded with explosive and flown into a opening day Baseball game in Detroit


7 posted on 04/06/2009 7:50:30 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Beaten Valve

“Pilot arrested...”

Why?


8 posted on 04/06/2009 7:50:34 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Cindy

Have to look up the stall speed of an F16 plus their turn radius ....


9 posted on 04/06/2009 7:50:51 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: dalereed

The plane was STOLEN, that is a CRIME, the pilot refused to answer several requests that he do so, no flight plan was filed, so of course he was arrested.

Why on earth would you ask “WHY” ?


10 posted on 04/06/2009 7:53:52 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: rjp2005
The enemy learned something important tonight.

We won't shoot first.

11 posted on 04/06/2009 7:55:58 PM PDT by Jim Noble (They are willing to kill for socialism...but not to die for it.)
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To: nopardons

I’m pretty sure that he was being sarcastic...


12 posted on 04/06/2009 7:56:07 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: rjp2005

Public school?


13 posted on 04/06/2009 7:56:10 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: nopardons

“Why on earth would you ask “WHY” ?”

Though maybe they would have given a certificate for a successful solo his being a student!


14 posted on 04/06/2009 7:56:18 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: dalereed
"Why?

Why?? He stole the plane in Canada and flew it into US airspace and then into the heartland, all the while being chased by F-16. Homer's going to the big house.

15 posted on 04/06/2009 7:56:48 PM PDT by Big_Monkey
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To: Cindy

A federal law enforcement official told CNN the pilot is a naturalized Canadian citizen, but declined to give his name or country of origin. The source said the pilot was a flight school student for a “brief” period and only clocked a few hours of flight time.

Canadian officials have received some information that the pilot is “not a happy individual,” the official said.

http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/04/06/stolen.plane/index.html


16 posted on 04/06/2009 7:57:10 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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http://edition.cnn.com/2009/US/04/06/stolen.plane/

updated 1 minute ago

“Authorities: Pilot of stolen plane captured after going on the run”

WASHINGTON (CNN) —
SNIPPET: “Federal, state and local authorities launched a manhunt for the pilot, who was identified by the FBI as Yavuz Burke, 31, a native of Turkey who became a Canadian citizen last year. He was formerly known as Adam Leon, though officials did not indicate a reason for the name change.”


17 posted on 04/06/2009 7:57:10 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Jim Noble

Bingo!!! We have a winner.


18 posted on 04/06/2009 7:57:59 PM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: Jet Jaguar; Oorang; backhoe; piasa; Turk; a_Turk; Turk2; fanfan

Ping:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2223818/posts?page=17#17


19 posted on 04/06/2009 7:58:26 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: dalereed

I dunno, maybe because he stole a plane, wouldn’t respond, ran off from authorities once he landed?


20 posted on 04/06/2009 8:00:15 PM PDT by jennyjenny
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To: Cindy

Geez..front page?


21 posted on 04/06/2009 8:00:20 PM PDT by Crunch ButtSteak
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To: Liberty Valance
the pilot is “not a happy individual,” the official said.

Captain Obvious, please pick up a white courtesy telephone.

22 posted on 04/06/2009 8:00:49 PM PDT by NoControllingLegalAuthority
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To: Jim Noble
"We won't shoot first.

Good point. I'm not so sure we'd even shoot at all, now.

23 posted on 04/06/2009 8:01:22 PM PDT by Big_Monkey
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To: Liberty Valance
“not a happy individual”

Isn't the new Obama phrase for "enemy combatant?"

24 posted on 04/06/2009 8:01:33 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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To: Jim Noble

That’s right. The entire world has been laughing at us since this joker took office.


25 posted on 04/06/2009 8:01:46 PM PDT by jennyjenny
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To: Cindy

Originally from Turkey - guess the religion.


26 posted on 04/06/2009 8:02:25 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA ("Mitt Romney?" That name has no meaning to me anymore.)
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To: dalereed

What a patently ridiculous reply!


27 posted on 04/06/2009 8:02:42 PM PDT by nopardons
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http://www.thememriblog.org/turkey

#

OFF TOPIC (posted on this thread for archival purposes only):

http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/english/domestic/11376661.asp?gid=244

“Full text of the US president’s speech at Turkish Parliament”

SNIPPET: “ANKARA - U.S President Barack Obama made a historic speech to Turkish lawmakers in the capital, Ankara on the first of his two-day visit to the country. Here is the full text of Obama’s speech:”


28 posted on 04/06/2009 8:02:50 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

I love how they change their names. Oops, I forgot our president likes to do that, too.


29 posted on 04/06/2009 8:03:42 PM PDT by jennyjenny
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To: GOPsterinMA

“Originally from Turkey - guess the religion”

Probably a muslim so Zero will pardon him!


30 posted on 04/06/2009 8:03:58 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Jim Noble
The enemy learned something important tonight. We won't shoot first.

No, they learned that the other day when North Korea tested their ICBM missile.

31 posted on 04/06/2009 8:04:30 PM PDT by 2111USMC
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To: Beaten Valve

You’re still far too new to understand who is sarcastic, without the usual “/s” and who is not.


32 posted on 04/06/2009 8:04:37 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: dalereed

He’ll pardon him, have a nice long “convincing” talk with him and then give him the keys to a public housing unit in Boston.


33 posted on 04/06/2009 8:05:20 PM PDT by jennyjenny
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To: All; SkyPilot; Jet Jaguar

Some details:

http://www.canada.com/news/national/troopers+arrest+pilot+stolen+plane+from+Thunder/1470864/story.html

“U.S. troopers arrest pilot of stolen plane from Thunder Bay, Ont.”

BY DAVID WYLIE, CANWEST NEWS SERVICEAPRIL 6, 2009 10:49 PM

SNIPPET: “The plane was taken from the Confederation College Aviation Centre, which is located at the Thunder Bay airport, Judi Maundrell, the college’s vice-president of academics and student services told radio station CKPR.

“Apparently somebody jumped over the fence and just jumped into an aircraft,” she said.

“It was sitting as usual parked on the ramp. They keys are in all the aircrafts because students are using them.”

According to Cessna’s website the 172 Skyhawk has a maximum cruise speed of 233 kilometres per hour and a range of about 1,130 kilometres.”


35 posted on 04/06/2009 8:07:13 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: dalereed

The guy’s probably a relative. Being from Turkey, I’d say it’s about a 98% chance this putz is a practioner of the “Religion of Peace”.


36 posted on 04/06/2009 8:07:26 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA ("Mitt Romney?" That name has no meaning to me anymore.)
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To: Cindy

I wonder if we’ll have to wait for a North Korean missle to “land” before Obumma decides to take any action?


37 posted on 04/06/2009 8:07:34 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: 2111USMC

Ditto.


38 posted on 04/06/2009 8:07:48 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Crunch ButtSteak

Welcome to FR. Lovely screen name you have there.

You don’t think this is front page news? Are you an editor from the New York Times?


39 posted on 04/06/2009 8:07:49 PM PDT by mplsconservative
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To: jennyjenny
I dunno, maybe because he stole a plane, wouldn’t respond, ran off from authorities once he landed?

Who are we to judge? We don't really know yet how victimized he was by the "evil system" that's always keeping the little guy down and keeping him from owning his own Cessna.

And what's with the silliness of arbitrary borders to citizens of the world only looking for a better life beyond their own borders?

Who knows what draws a man to risk all to go to beautiful Missouri, the true promised land, in a stolen airplane?

Wait until we find out how the evil exploiters raised the price of flying lessons to a point anybody would snap under the same circumstances.

40 posted on 04/06/2009 8:09:22 PM PDT by NoControllingLegalAuthority
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To: dennisw; Yehuda; Nachum; freema
“Federal, state and local authorities launched a manhunt for the pilot, who was identified by the FBI as Yavuz Burke, 31, a native of Turkey who became a Canadian citizen last year. He was formerly known as Adam Leon, though officials did not indicate a reason for the name change.”

FYI (these officials must have never heard of TROP)

41 posted on 04/06/2009 8:09:55 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: NoControllingLegalAuthority

We really are screwed, aren’t we?


42 posted on 04/06/2009 8:10:32 PM PDT by jennyjenny
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To: nopardons; dalereed
You’re still far too new to understand who is sarcastic, without the usual “/s” and who is not.

Is Dale Reed too new also? He's been here longer than you have and you misunderstood his reply too. Maybe it's something within you?

43 posted on 04/06/2009 8:10:50 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Selah)
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To: NoControllingLegalAuthority

You’ve got a bright future if you go to work in Obama’s administration!

:)


44 posted on 04/06/2009 8:13:08 PM PDT by 2111USMC
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To: Graybeard58

I’ve been here as long as he has....give or gtake a few scant months; unlike you.


45 posted on 04/06/2009 8:15:14 PM PDT by nopardons
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More details:

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20090406/stolen_plane_090406/20090406

“Stolen Canadian plane lands in Missouri”
Updated Mon. Apr. 6 2009 11:09 PM ET

CTV.ca News Staff

SNIPPET: “The pilot took a single-engine Cessna 172 from a Thunder Bay aviation school and soon crossed into U.S. airspace. Authorities scrambled two F-16 fighter jets to track the aircraft as it made its way over Wisconsin and Illinois.

Nearly eight hours later, at about 10 p.m. ET, the pilot landed on a dirt road in the southern Missouri town of Ellsinore...”

SNIPPET: “Officials with the Federal Bureau of Investigation then arrested 31-year-old suspect Yavuz Burke, a native of Turkey who became a Canadian citizen last year. He was formerly known as Adam Leon.”


46 posted on 04/06/2009 8:15:32 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Crunch ButtSteak

Joined today to complain? Enjoy your potentially short stay here.


47 posted on 04/06/2009 8:17:41 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: Graybeard58

How are things going back there, the economy is really falling here.

I’m just about ready to offer $75k cash to a bank for a condo rhat sold for $315 yast year.

rentals are still $1,250/mo so it would be a pretty good income inveatmrnt.

Stores are closing everywhere, Sheryle sees lots of vacancies in all the malls and strip malls that she has been doing inventory in.

I think we are in for a big crash in commercial real estate and the ARMS that are yet to come due later this year and next.


48 posted on 04/06/2009 8:20:28 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: rjp2005

Always send out a flight of two on a mission.


49 posted on 04/06/2009 8:22:26 PM PDT by Francis McClobber
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To: nopardons
You’re still far too new to understand who is sarcastic, without the usual “/s” and who is not.

I also think he was being sarcastic. Sheesh nopardons, he's not a newb, he's been here for several months.

Nice to see you again btw.

50 posted on 04/06/2009 8:22:43 PM PDT by Jean S
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