I Know What Happened to Flight 447: Trump
Posts theory on his blog about 'plastic rudders'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 16, 2009 9:10 AM CDT
In this June 23, 2008 file photo, real estate tycoon Donald Trump poses at a party to introduce The Trump International Hotel & Tower Dubai in New York.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)
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(Newser) – Donald Trump: entrepreneur, reality show host, airline safety investigator. The real estate mogul has a friend who makes handcarts out of the same material the Airbus 330 rudders are made of, so the Donald has a theory about Air France Flight 447, the New York Post reports.

“He gets about 10 calls each year that detail how a cart will disintegrate with very little physical abuse or provocation,” Trump posted on his blog Friday. “So don't expect to see me on a plane with a plastic rudder.”