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DB Cooper / Re: General Questions About The Case
« Last post by Chaucer on May 07, 2021, 10:06:55 PM »
Can anyone provide specifics as to the FBI’s investigation into missing persons at the time of the hijacking?
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DB Cooper / Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Last post by Bruce A. Smith on May 07, 2021, 05:09:26 PM »
Things are happening in Cooper World. BTW: Ali Gokcigdem, the kid whose pix is a few pages back, will be joining us for the WSHM tour - from his home in Washington DC no less....all on a school night!
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DB Cooper / Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Last post by Robertrand on May 07, 2021, 01:48:49 PM »
I'm planning on being there! Looking forward to it fellas. Also, on the 13th of May....Expedition Unknown with Josh Gates will be filming a session of Josh playing my DB Cooper Escape Room.

DB Cooper Screenplay update: The script has placed in 2 separate competitions. Things are going well!


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Let's ZOOM!

The WSHM is doing a COOPER Zoom on Thursday. $15. I'm gonna be on. Anyone else? I think it's Zoom. It's some kind of virtual tour.

Yup I'll see you there Unko Bruce. I think Rob Bertrand said he will be attending as well. Wait it's not this Thursday but next.
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DB Cooper / Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Last post by Bruce A. Smith on May 07, 2021, 03:32:34 AM »
Righto, Nicky - May 13.
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DB Cooper / Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Last post by nickyb233 on May 06, 2021, 06:58:46 PM »
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Let's ZOOM!

The WSHM is doing a COOPER Zoom on Thursday. $15. I'm gonna be on. Anyone else? I think it's Zoom. It's some kind of virtual tour.

Yup I'll see you there Unko Bruce. I think Rob Bertrand said he will be attending as well. Wait it's not this Thursday but next.
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DB Cooper / Re: Book Discussion About DB Cooper
« Last post by Robert99 on May 06, 2021, 04:36:58 PM »
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Bob,

Your wrong about everything.

First, the LCEP folks HAVE done surveys of the Oregon side, they also have projects on the Washington side. They even have a map detailing debris finds which indicate debris on both sides of the river. Obviously, the areas that they have conducted surveys have more debris. The other areas are populated by finds from citizens who report it to them. Perhaps, you should read the whole website. Better yet, call them, talk to them about their research, and find out what I have. Doubt you will though, because doing so would completely ruin your narrative.

Second, just because you continually post something for 11 years doesn’t make it correct. I could post that Santa Claus is a real guy for the next 11 years,  and it would still be wrong.

Third, we have know way of knowing how the money arrived on Tena Bar, but you’re right about one thing: water DOES flow downhill. And Tena Bar is downhill from the I-5 bridge area. Perhaps the money bag snagged on a log and the log ended up on the beach when the flood waters receded? Who knows?

Also, you can take Bernoulli and shove him right up your ass. I don’t give a shit. You try to come off as a pseudo-intellectual know-it-all when the truth is you are literally wrong about everything regarding this case. You talk about fluid dynamics when in reality your entire narrative depends upon your personal opinion about what the pilots would do and your belief that the FBI was “covering something up”. Let us know what that was when you find out, will you? Meanwhile, your hypotheses completely fall apart when faced with the facts of the case.

Have a great day.

Chaucer, I have a serious question.  I presume that you are referring to Bernoulli's Equation, with which I am quite familiar.  So seriously, how can I shove an equation up my posterior?  Have you discovered a new scientific principle?

So I am "wrong about everything"?  My original assumption that you might at least have some knowledge of what you are talking about was obviously wrong. :(
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DB Cooper / Re: Book Discussion About DB Cooper
« Last post by Bruce A. Smith on May 06, 2021, 04:12:29 PM »
Santa isn't real? Whoa.....
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DB Cooper / Re: New Forum & News Updates
« Last post by Bruce A. Smith on May 06, 2021, 04:11:31 PM »
Let's ZOOM!

The WSHM is doing a COOPER Zoom on Thursday. $15. I'm gonna be on. Anyone else? I think it's Zoom. It's some kind of virtual tour.
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DB Cooper / Re: Book Discussion About DB Cooper
« Last post by Chaucer on May 06, 2021, 09:07:08 AM »
Bob,

Your wrong about everything.

First, the LCEP folks HAVE done surveys of the Oregon side, they also have projects on the Washington side. They even have a map detailing debris finds which indicate debris on both sides of the river. Obviously, the areas that they have conducted surveys have more debris. The other areas are populated by finds from citizens who report it to them. Perhaps, you should read the whole website. Better yet, call them, talk to them about their research, and find out what I have. Doubt you will though, because doing so would completely ruin your narrative.

Second, just because you continually post something for 11 years doesn’t make it correct. I could post that Santa Claus is a real guy for the next 11 years,  and it would still be wrong.

Third, we have know way of knowing how the money arrived on Tena Bar, but you’re right about one thing: water DOES flow downhill. And Tena Bar is downhill from the I-5 bridge area. Perhaps the money bag snagged on a log and the log ended up on the beach when the flood waters receded? Who knows?

Also, you can take Bernoulli and shove him right up your ass. I don’t give a shit. You try to come off as a pseudo-intellectual know-it-all when the truth is you are literally wrong about everything regarding this case. You talk about fluid dynamics when in reality your entire narrative depends upon your personal opinion about what the pilots would do and your belief that the FBI was “covering something up”. Let us know what that was when you find out, will you? Meanwhile, your hypotheses completely fall apart when faced with the facts of the case.

Have a great day.
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DB Cooper / Re: Book Discussion About DB Cooper
« Last post by Robert99 on May 06, 2021, 02:25:02 AM »
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Chaucer apparently believes that Tosaw thought Cooper landed in the Columbia River near the I-5 bridge (which I don't believe existed in 1971).

Tosaw’s book, page 108:

“It was then I began to accept the idea of Cooper’s Columbia landing... An FAA aeronautical chart disclosed that Victor 23 crossed the Columbia about two miles upriver from the I-5 bridge that connects Vancouver and Portland. Now I knew not only how the money got into the Columbia but also where in the river it hit. “

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The airliner was flying almost straight south (about 178 degrees true to be exact) on the WFP when it overflew Tena Bar.
No, it wasn’t because there is no such thing as a Western Flight Path except in your imagination.

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If Cooper landed in the water near the I-5 bridge as a no-pull, then the airliner would have been almost directly overhead of that bridge when he jumped.  If Cooper landed in the water near the I-5 bridge under canopy, then the airliner could have been as much as 8 miles or so southwest of that bridge when he jumped if he opened immediately.  If he delayed opening, then the airliner could have been somewhere between 8 miles southwest of the bridge.
The plane approached the I-5 bridge from the northeast.

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Since the WFP passes only about three miles west of the I-5 bridge, the WFP stays in the mix.
No, it doesn’t because the WFP is a myth.

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Anyone with even a basic understanding of fluid dynamics, the general energy equation, or even high school level physics, knows that if Cooper landed in the water near the I-5 bridge and drowned, then his body and equipment would have been on the Oregon side of the Columbia after the river turns north.
Or you can actually talk to the people who track river debris at this part of the river and review their data. If you did, you’d know that what you wrote is inaccurate. Also, you are completely disregarding other variables such as ship wakes, weather, and flooding.

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This means that when Cooper passed Tena Bar, his body and equipment would probably have been on the bottom of the shipping channel and very near the Oregon edge of the river.
False. Please speak with the kind folks at the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership. They track and map debris accumulations for this part of the river. Debris from beyond the I-5 bridge does accumulate on the Tena Bar side of the Columbia.

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Basically, the above means that there is no way on God's Green Earth that the money found at Tena Bar got there from normal river flow

Wrong. See above.

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Cooper did not land in the Columbia River, drown, and then drift downstream.
You’re probably right, but not for the reasons you listed.

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I'm sure we will have to go over this again in another month or so.
Only if you continue to insist that you are right in the face of facts.

good job... more will follow when I get time.

* Tell us more about this  Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership  and their tracking of debris as relates to Tina Bar.

Tosaw came to believe the dredging was responsible for the money being at Tina Bar. He thought the tip money Cooper offered the stews was the Ingram find money, and the bagged money tied around Cooper's waste was yet to be found - on the bottom of the Columbia with Cooper's body. Then he changed from dragging the bottom of the river to searching wing dams especially in the area where dredging had occurred. 

The area dredged with spoils placed on Tina Bar was between mile markers 96+38' to 97+17'. See attached. How does that relate to the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership tracking debris   ?
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The dredging also was done in the shipping channel, which is 40 feet deep and located on the western edge (Oregon side) of the Columbia River.  Further, there is absolutely no way that those three packets of bills would be touching each other if they had gone through a dredge. ::)
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