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Old 10-13-2022, 06:52 PM
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https://toronto.citynews.ca/2022/10/11/canadian-flight-crew-dominican-republic/
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Absolutely frightening. Airlines should refuse to fly there, force the issue.
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Old 10-14-2022, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by PilotBases View Post
Absolutely frightening. Airlines should refuse to fly there, force the issue.
Wrong. Educate yourself on the matter.

This discussion has been had before. Outrageous. Crew detained in DR
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Old 10-14-2022, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by PilotBases View Post
Absolutely frightening. Airlines should refuse to fly there, force the issue.
Not the airlines themselves, the Canadian government needs to stop flights from carrying their citizens to D.R., maybe ask USA to follow suit - it could be resolved in two days.
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Not the airlines themselves, the Canadian government needs to stop flights from carrying their citizens to D.R., maybe ask USA to follow suit - it could be resolved in two days.
Very questionable "airline" with one airplane and management crew, long history of torture and human rights abuses and a criminal past flies into foreign nation with twenty five million dollars of drugs inside their aircraft, gets caught when a mechanic finds it, and is then lawfully detained.

You want the secret to flying into the Dominican Republic and not getting detained? Or just the secret of doing it with twenty five million dollars of cocaine secreted on board your aircraft?

Legitimate airlines don't hire people who are the centerpiece of the longest running domestic violence trial in state history, involving carving death threats to children into one's wife's limbs. This was not a legitimate airline, nor a legitimate operation, nor was it a matter of illegal, or even inappropriate detention. Even the RCMP noted that the Dominican Republic was well within their rights to take this action, and under Dominican law detention for up to 12 months without charges is legal, pending investigation. The crew is not in jail. This was not a case of contraband stowed in passenger bags, or even left in a baggage space. This was a matter of twenty five million in cocaine stowed in the electronics bay area, trafficked through a foreign country, by questionable persons in a very questionable operation. Read all about it.
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Very questionable "airline" with one airplane and management crew, long history of torture and human rights abuses and a criminal past flies into foreign nation with twenty five million dollars of drugs inside their aircraft, gets caught when a mechanic finds it, and is then lawfully detained.

You want the secret to flying into the Dominican Republic and not getting detained? Or just the secret of doing it with twenty five million dollars of cocaine secreted on board your aircraft?

Legitimate airlines don't hire people who are the centerpiece of the longest running domestic violence trial in state history, involving carving death threats to children into one's wife's limbs. This was not a legitimate airline, nor a legitimate operation, nor was it a matter of illegal, or even inappropriate detention. Even the RCMP noted that the Dominican Republic was well within their rights to take this action, and under Dominican law detention for up to 12 months without charges is legal, pending investigation. The crew is not in jail. This was not a case of contraband stowed in passenger bags, or even left in a baggage space. This was a matter of twenty five million in cocaine stowed in the electronics bay area, trafficked through a foreign country, by questionable persons in a very questionable operation. Read all about it.
As far as I can tell they have at least 3 ships, and what does a domestic case in Canada have to do with this?

Torture and human rights abuse? By an air carrier???? You say "read all about it", can you provide the references?
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Originally Posted by Continuingappch View Post
As far as I can tell they have at least 3 ships, and what does a domestic case in Canada have to do with this?

Torture and human rights abuse? By an air carrier???? You say "read all about it", can you provide the references?
Can I provide the references? I just did. Use the link. Would you prefer that I visit your house and whisper it in your ear? Is your finger broken? Click on the link. That will take you to a discussion, and other links.

If you don't understand it, grow up another ten or fifteen years, and revisit as an adult.
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Can I provide the references? I just did. Use the link. Would you prefer that I visit your house and whisper it in your ear? Is your finger broken? Click on the link. That will take you to a discussion, and other links.

If you don't understand it, grow up another ten or fifteen years, and revisit as an adult.
The articles say nothing about suspicion or history.
You have a hard-on for Safdar.
Eleven people have been held for 6 months - he is only one of them, however large he seems to loom in your life.
A few years back an Alaskan operator paid a convicted sex offender to go away after they'd hired him - having served his time, it still freaked them out...I wouldn't doubt he is flying for someone in this market.
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Originally Posted by Continuingappch View Post
The articles say nothing about suspicion or history.
You have a hard-on for Safdar.
Eleven people have been held for 6 months - he is only one of them, however large he seems to loom in your life.
A few years back an Alaskan operator paid a convicted sex offender to go away after they'd hired him - having served his time, it still freaked them out...I wouldn't doubt he is flying for someone in this market.
And Safdan was acquitted, not convicted. Any US regional would hire him. I don't think his legal history is the center of gravity of this situation but it makes a nice sideshow.
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