[svlug] Technical Solutions to todays events
b.j.smith at ieee.org
Wed Sep 12 08:18:02 PDT 2001
George Bonser wrote:
> At this point it looks like the only good response is ...
> 1. No door to cockpit
Or a fortified door that can only be opened from the inside.
> 2. Flight crew calls cockpit informing of hijack.
Kinda hard with your throat slit. The flight crew had little
chance. This wasn't your typical hijacking.
> 3. Hijacker says take me to <destination>
Again, the hijacker didn't even ask. He flew the plane himself.
> 4. Crew: <no, sorry, we are not going that way>
> 5. Hijacker: We will blow up the plane
> 6. Crew (in the meantime dumping fuel and heading for an airport, also
> doing a rapid dive to lower altitude to prevent rapid decompression) uhm,
> go ahead, blow it up.
> It will not take too many of these for the hijackers to realize
> that the planes can't be hijacked anymore.
Remember, the hijackers just killed the flight crew and said
little. No one knew what was going to happen.
The next time this happens, I'm sure people will fight them
considering they know what _could_ happen. Again, bring back the
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