Aircraft Accidents and the Bizarre

I’ve tried, but I can’t come up with a better title. This whole MetroJet crash and follow up theories seems to get more bizarre as time moves on. This disaster has gone from an accidental tragedy to a back-and-forth of ‘professionals’ who appear to be desperately trying to support the terrorism rhetoric.
Look, I’m all for grounding fleets for safety checks, beefing up airport security, or even warning travelers of possible unsafe zones while routing aircraft to avoid such routes; these should not be prompted by the crash of an airliner. I don’t buy into the Chicken Little approach to accident investigation; calling the crash a terrorist bombing and then trying to prove it. This mindset is dangerous, incompetent, and counterproductive.
Let’s look at some of the theories that have been handed down by ‘experts’:
• The chances of a bombing are 90% – so why make it more than it is without evidence? Theory without proof is still theory and makes the speaker look incompetent when proved otherwise.
• The bomb was placed close to the fuel line to erase signs of explosive residue – if ISIS is trying to claim credit, why erase evidence that can be important to proving their claim?
• A group of ISIS soldiers go on record to claim responsibility – has anybody seen a picture of these guys? They look like they couldn’t prepare for battle, much-as-less prepare an explosive device.
When ‘professionals’ float a theory like ‘terrorist bombing’ without reliable evidence, it does all kinds of things. Gives credit to a pitiful terrorist band for something they might be incapable of doing (helps the terrorists); negatively impacts the economy of otherwise innocent nations (helps the terrorists); confuses the accident investigative process (hurts the flying public); and draws much needed resources away from a possible aircraft safety issue (hurts the flying public).
These professionals that shoot from the hip without proof are more dangerous than any terrorist faction. Look how well they handled MH370.

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