Be on alert for this bulls#!t I found on FB. Some douchebag planting conspiracy theories on top of facts. I have an idea lets shoot a surface to air missil when to Bear Bomber get close instead of sending interceptors!
Steve Fossett was slammed into a mountain by deadly downdrafts in Sierra Nevada mountains usa. Similar conditions do occur high above the French alps too and combined with weather patterns to make the air less dense, thus reducing lift from the wings. Just a theory .