It happens every time. An airplane crashes, hundreds are killed, and immediately, before any facts are apparent, everyone wants to pinpoint a cause. It’s as though there is a giant void that must be filled, and if it can’t be filled by facts, it’s filled by theories. Which, of course, are just that — theories.
It’s no different with the crash of MetroJet Flight 9268 in the Egyptian desert. The Russian plane broke apart in midair, killing all 224 people on board. We’ve heard early speculation of a missile and a fuel tank explosion. There was talk of previous damage to the aircraft’s structure from a tail strike.… Seguir leyendo »