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Scoop Image: Postcard From The Edge A Hoax

NOTE: The following text has been sent in by a reader to clarify any reader confusion around the following picture published on Scoop (See... Scoop Oddity #5: A Postcard From The Edge) on Monday.

The following debunking analysis is from www.snopes.com

This picture is suspect beyond credibility because September 11 was warm and sunny, not the type of day on which a tourist would have been decked out in a winter coat and hat. As well, the airliner in this picture is approaching from the north and would therefore have been the one which hit the north tower of the World Trade Center, but the north tower did not have an outdoor observation deck...

For full text of analysis see...
http://www.snopes2.com/rumors/crash.htm

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