"Lucky was reading for a suicide

Discussion in 'Freedom and Liberty' started by AD1, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. AD1

    AD1 Monkey+++

    Great story I have not heard before.

    On September 11, 2001, Lt. Heather “Lucky” Penney in an F-16 at Andrews Air Force Base. She had her orders. She was to take down down United Airlines Flight 93. The hijacked plane was headed toward Washington DC. Three other planes had hit targets in New York and Washington, and Flight 93 was destined to become the fourth

    Penney was the second combat pilot in the air that morning. The idea of shooting down a civilian aircraft, even a hijacked one, was troublesome enough–but Penney had no missiles or live ammunition. All she had were her orders and her plane. She was going to take the plane down the hard way.

    Read more here
    This F-16 Pilot Was Ready to Give Her Life on 9/11. Now She's Telling Her Incredible Story.

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  2. Bandit99

    Bandit99 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    So,I guess one can say she truly lived up to her call sign, 'Lucky', that day...
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