Archive for March 31st, 2008

More Images of the Balad AN-26 Crash

On Friday, I posted the first images of the 2007 crash of a civil turboprob airliner near Balad, Iraq. The original plan – crowdsourcing the analysis of the crash scene – isn’t feasible, as the wreckage was in too bad of shape; all the kings horses and all the kings men aren’t putting that plane back together again.

Still, we can have a closer look at some of the wreckage, and try to figure out which, if any, of the stories are true – was it really carrying construction workers, and their equipment? Or was it carrying supplies for the insurgents? Was it carrying something else entirely?
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Published in: Geekiness, General, History | on March 31st, 2008 | 8 Comments »