UPDATED: American Airlines to sue ABC?

In addition to a number of other uncorrected, egregious misrepresentations, ABC/Disney's Path to 9/11 left its damaging portrayal of American Airlines' role in the 9/11 attacks intact.

John Aravosis writes:


Well, so much for edits. Disney/ABC just blamed American Airlines, falsely, for ignoring a warning on their computers about Mohammad Atta boarding their flight. It's a lie. The warning came up on US Airways' computers for his Portland flight, American at Logan had nothing to do with it. We wrote this up two days ago and Disney didn't change a thing.
If I'm an AA stockholder I'm not happy.

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Via Atrios, AA issued a statement:
FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines today issued the following statement regarding the ABC-TV program The Path to 9/11:
"The Disney/ABC television program, The Path to 9/11, which began airing last night, is inaccurate and irresponsible in its portrayal of the airport check-in events that occurred on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
"A factual description of those events can be found in the official government edition of the 9/11 Commission Report and supporting documents.
"This misrepresentation of facts dishonors the memory of innocent American Airlines employees and all those who lost their lives as a result of the tragic events of 9/11."
American said it will have no further comment beyond the statement at this time.

(Americablog)

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