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United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam #178532
12/21/2018 12:10 PM
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What US government official is visiting SXM in the US of America official jet shown on the Maho beach cam - assumedly at taxpayer expense?

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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178533
12/21/2018 12:26 PM
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Its a Gulfstream C37-A plane. Still working on where it came from and what official is using it.

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178535
12/21/2018 01:00 PM
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Whoever it is appears to be boarding for departure.

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178539
12/21/2018 01:29 PM
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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178544
12/21/2018 02:33 PM
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It's getting ready to depart; trying to track when it arrived into SXM...

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Brian&Andi] #178545
12/21/2018 02:37 PM
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SAM003 is the callsign, but best I can tell is it departed Virginia-area yesterday.

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178547
12/21/2018 02:59 PM
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Anymore news on who it was?

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: RonDon] #178550
12/21/2018 03:08 PM
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No, but when they were loading the luggage it looked like approximately 10 carry on sized bags. Since it's Special Air Mission it could be pretty much anybody on this list: "President of the United States (POTUS), Vice President of the United States (VPOTUS), First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS), Presidential Cabinet, U.S. Congressional delegations (CODELs), and other high-ranking American and foreign dignitaries." But there were no visible signs of security on the camera, so I'm guessing pretty low ranking in the scheme of those.

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178552
12/21/2018 03:22 PM
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Also used by Homeland Security so maybe a visit to talk about the potential pre-clearance needs

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: boucharda] #178553
12/21/2018 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by boucharda
Also used by Homeland Security so maybe a visit to talk about the potential pre-clearance needs


That sounds like a good guess and I truly hope you’re right.


Respectfully,

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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178560
12/21/2018 05:13 PM
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It was parked when we landed yesterday with no signs of life around it.

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178586
12/22/2018 08:29 AM
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My guess...
1: a high official is Christmas shopping in Philipsburg for cigars?
2: the Trump villa is ready for the holidays
3: the caribbean is setting up for a conflict and a message is being sent to prepare!

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178607
12/22/2018 02:08 PM
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the parking space is at a premium over there this morning! Abramovichs bandito 767 arrived this AM as well.

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178612
12/22/2018 04:30 PM
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Story about the flight Link here

but no clue about who was onboard, other than NOT the President or First Lady.


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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Carol_Hill] #178683
12/23/2018 02:35 PM
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The Warzone? I thought I was the only one who reads it. duel

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: sxmmartini] #178691
12/23/2018 03:54 PM
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Someone sent me the link.


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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178701
12/23/2018 08:11 PM
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I’ll put this one to rest. The personal on board the jet were there for passport control for US citizens and other countries, with like minds. SXM needs specific information that ONLY we can provide. In my opinion only, the airport is trying to reopen, and this inspection and information is needed to accomplish its reopening, for everyone’s safe travels. Hope this helps!
Everyone have a great Christmas and New Years!

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: SXMFOX] #178704
12/23/2018 09:02 PM
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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: PelicanPirate] #178706
12/23/2018 09:21 PM
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Yup, Pelican, this person would be a high ranking person, not some person talking about passport control. SXMfox, did you read the link I posted?


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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Carol_Hill] #178709
12/23/2018 09:51 PM
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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: PelicanPirate] #178710
12/23/2018 10:32 PM
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OK, I'll bite. Based on what?


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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Carol_Hill] #178711
12/23/2018 10:42 PM
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Sure is a lot of theories and speculation going one here.

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Carol_Hill] #178712
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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: PelicanPirate] #178715
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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: PelicanPirate] #178716
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I know you dont like politics here

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178717
12/23/2018 11:13 PM
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THEN KEEP IT OUT OF HERE !!!

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: WLE] #178718
12/23/2018 11:21 PM
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Right on. Don't need it here. And no body has any proof of who was on the plain. Only speculation.

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: SXMFOX] #178719
12/24/2018 12:14 AM
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Originally Posted by SXMFOX
I’ll put this one to rest. The personal on board the jet were there for passport control for US citizens and other countries, with like minds. SXM needs specific information that ONLY we can provide. In my opinion only, the airport is trying to reopen, and this inspection and information is needed to accomplish its reopening, for everyone’s safe travels. Hope this helps!
Everyone have a great Christmas and New Years!

We are just speculating.... But IMO the airport really never closed and upgrading passport control is important but not something that would require an airforce one group to fly down right before the holidays to 'inspect the airport' ???

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: PelicanPirate] #178728
12/24/2018 08:50 AM
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Originally Posted by PelicanPirate
I know you dont like politics here
pirate




https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/ar...s-plans-set-military-base-Caribbean.html

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178732
12/24/2018 09:34 AM
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Thanks for posting sxmmartini

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: sxmmartini] #178738
12/24/2018 10:27 AM
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martini--this has to do with SXM how?


Regardless, looks like we will never know.

Last edited by Carol_Hill; 12/24/2018 10:30 AM.

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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178752
12/24/2018 12:19 PM
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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: SXMScubaman] #178758
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Originally Posted by SXMScubaman

Did the PLAIN take off or was it the PLANE?

Not a very plain plane with that paint job!


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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: ruralcarrier] #178762
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Why are you always so sarcastic?

Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: LINNY] #178763
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Originally Posted by LINNY
Why are you always so sarcastic?

Proper word usage and correct spelling makes a post easier to read and understand. How is that sarcastic?


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Re: United States of America jet pictured on maho beach cam [Re: Bobben] #178764
12/24/2018 02:28 PM
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I was going to close this one this morning, and probably should have. Since the plane is now gone, will close it now.


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