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Old 02-18-2010, 04:36 PM   #1
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A plane has been purposely crashed into a building in Austin. It appears to be an attack on the IRS who has offices in this building.

Witness to crash: ?Plane was flying very low? | kvue.com | Austin News, Local News, Breaking News, Weather | News
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Old 02-18-2010, 04:40 PM   #2
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Any word on how many people were hurt?

I'm sorry to say that I don't think we are anywhere near the end of terrorist attacks on this nation. Thank you, obamalamadingdong.
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Here we go, this should get interesting. I'm hoping there was no loss of life inside.
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CNN are on top of the story, no word on casualties as yet.

Latest updates: Plane crashes into building in Austin, Texas - CNN.com
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On Fox News:

They know who the pilot was and he may have set his own house on fire first. 2 persons taken to the hospital and 1 unaccounted for.
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The FBI spokesman also told Fox News that as of 10:30 a.m. local time. There was nothing to indicate that this targeted the FBI or that the crash was terrorism-related.

"The building lies along a flight path," the spokesman said, so right now it looks like an "accident."
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My son is in Austin. Scared the crap out of me until I heard he was miles away. He said two unaccounted for at the time.
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Early word is he was going through a divorce, IRS troubles, burned his own house down this morning, got his plane and flew it into the building.

If the FBI is treating it as an accident, they are morons.
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I agree robo. They need to treat is as a intentional act just not a terrorist act.
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You're right tango, I shouldn't have assumed it was terrorists.
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