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CIA rendition jet was waiting
in Europe to Snatch Snowden

Register [UK], by Duncan Campbell

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Posted By:mark34, 6/14/2014 9:22:59 PM

As the whistleblowing NSA sysadmin Edward Snowden made his dramatic escape to Russia a year ago, a secret US government jet - previously employed in CIA "rendition" flights on which terror suspects disappeared into invisible "black" imprisonment - flew into Europe in a bid to spirit him back to America, the Register can reveal. On the evening of 24 June 2013, as Snowden arrived in Moscow from Hong Kong intending to fly on to Cuba, an unmarked Gulfstream V business jet - tail number N977GA - took off from a quiet commercial airport 30 miles from Washington DC. Manassas Regional

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 6/14/2014 11:10:35 PM     (No. 9886447)

if tracking this "black" jet was so simple for a few Brit amateurs, then you can bet your last dollar someone knows beyond a doubt where MH370 ended its flight...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: avikingman, 6/15/2014 12:41:14 AM     (No. 9886493)

Coulda woulda shoulda.

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As the whistleblowing NSA sysadmin Edward Snowden made his dramatic escape to Russia a year ago, a secret US government jet - previously employed in CIA "rendition" flights on which terror suspects disappeared into invisible "black" imprisonment - flew into Europe in a bid to spirit him back to America, the Register can reveal. On the evening of 24 June 2013, as Snowden arrived in Moscow from Hong Kong intending to fly on to Cuba, an unmarked Gulfstream V business jet - tail number N977GA - took off from a quiet commercial airport 30 miles from Washington DC. Manassas Regional

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