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Jet might survive missile strike

The British arms dealer accused Wednesday of trying to smuggle a shoulder-fired missile into the USA allegedly delivered it on the basis that it could bring down a passenger jet. Analysts aren’t as certain. Although a shoulder-fired missile could down a commercial jet, aviation analysts say a hit wouldn’t necessarily prove catastrophic. “There’s so many variables, there’s no easy answer to the question,” says Al Dickenson, director of the University of Southern California’s aviation safety program. Full Story

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