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Request for correction to BBC NEWS

To: the editor of BBC NEWS Magazine online.
CC: various 9/11 Truth organizations, websites

This letter is a request for correction regarding mistakes found in article “9/11 conspiracy theories" published at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-14665953 on august 29, 2011.



1. On point 1, quote: “the transponder, which provides the exact location of the plane, was turned off or changed

Airplane transponder is a machine that provides ground control with some data originating from the plane, such as the altitude of the plane, its name, its bearing and other data. It doesn’t provide horizontal (map) location of the plane, which can be read by primary radar data, which originates from ground radar installations and will continue to function whatever happens to the plane transponder.

Your assertion is wrong, so you’re requested to correct and clarify it



2. On point 2, quote: “Controlled demolition is always carried out from the bottom floors up

'No comment' from MoD over SAS men captured in Libya

The BBC News Website reports in the Middle East section....

'No comment' from MoD over SAS men captured in Libya

The Ministry of Defence says it will not comment on Sunday Times claims that eight members of the SAS have been seized by rebel forces in Libya.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-12658054

Janet Napolitano: US terror threat highest since 9/11

The BBC News Website has this as a main story....

Janet Napolitano: US terror threat highest since 9/11

The threat of terrorism against the US homeland is in some aspects "at its most heightened state" since the 9/11 attacks, US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has said.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12407859