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Pentagon crash 'too unrealistic'

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / April 14, 2004

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WASHINGTON -- Five months before Sept. 11, 2001, the officers responsible for defending American airspace wanted to test their ability to prevent a hijacked airliner from being crashed into the Pentagon, but the scenario was rejected by the Joint Chiefs of Staff as impractical, a Joint Chiefs spokesman confirmed yesterday. (Full Article: 484 Words)

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