From Washington and Oregon

Les Schaffer schaffer at optonline.net
Tue Sep 11 14:59:38 MDT 2001


> Also, during a hijack, pilots know to turn the transponder (sends a
> unique electronic signal giving specific aircraft ID, altitude,
> heading and airspeed) to 7700 (emergency) to 7500 and then back to
> 7700 (sequence for a hijacking) and this apparently was not done

Jim:

the early reports here indicated that the first jet did indeed emit
the warning signal.

les schaffer

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