The topic of interest is the fatal crash of Gol Lihnas A駻eas flight 1907. Indeed, type in “V 1907″ into a blog search engine such as Technorati.com and a multitude appear, such as those from Varanda Cuibana, As M痊imas do Joe Baloo, O Blog do Barretto and the well-read Primera Clase.
Among the postings you’ll find lots of detailed official-looking diagrams of the mid-air collision, all purporting to be from sources within the accident investigation (one example pictured below).
These show the wingtip of the Legacy scoring the underside of the 737-800′s wing, forcing part of it to shear off, causing a death spiral of just less than 2min. This is close to the theory of most informed observers, including Flight (although clearly there are many unanswered questions).
Yet dig deeper and there is quiet a conspiracy theory being developed among some posters. I’ll let you go and find it yourself, rather than risk libel on these global corporatation-owned pages.
But needless to say, the Brazilian public is upset at the tragic loss of close to 160 passengers over dense jungle.
But there is anger at the
While the Brazilian press is remaining neutral, the online community is baying for blood. Someone has to pay the price, and all the better if it’s a yanqui, they reason.
Brazilians have long been outraged that the post 9/11 security arrangements force them to apply for a visa, along with visitors from the developing world. So when
Inconsistency also plagues the blogs. Different reports had the Amazon Two either locked up in a military prison or ensconced in a plush
Worst were the horrific pictures purporting to those of the victims posted on many sites. The provenance of the photos is unchecked, but they are designed to shock the
Explore the Brazilian blog jungle at your peril.