Here in America, this was reported nowhere in the in-your-face, 24-hour television news cycle. I stumbled across this on one of my alternative news sites. ABC News was the only agency to pick it up but, its glossy little article was only on its website and the tone of story was something along the lines of “…oh, gee, isn’t this cute…”
I encourage anyone reading this to dig. I don’t believe in coincidences, anymore. After MH370, I hope the Europeans crawl all over this…because it stinks.
It did not identify the military force, which Austrian media said was the NATO western military alliance. NATO had no immediate comment.
The Telegraph: 13 Planes Vanish From Radars Over Europe
An air-safety investigation has been launched after 13 planes flying over Europe disappeared from radar screens in two “unprecedented” blackouts, leading to reports stating air traffic control systems had been hacked.
“The disappearance of objects on radar screens was connected with a planned military exercise which took place in various parts of Europe … whose goal was the interruption of radio communication frequencies,” the Slovak air traffic services said.
Mail Online: Flights Briefly Vanish From Austrian Air Traffic
…a report in the Kurier newspaper said as well as in Vienna in Austria, flight controllers in Munich and Karlsruhe in Germany, and in Prague, the Czech Republic, and Bratislava in Slovakia also reported related problems.
A total of 13 aircraft suddenly vanished off radars for about 25 minutes on two occasions over Austria and neighboring countries, Austria’s flight safety monitor said, calling for an EU probe into the “unprecedented” incidents.