Flight 404 (TBL 115) (1970)


(Columbus, Ohio) — In what he called a “tribute” to downed Flight MH17, local man Ariel Richards posted on his Facebook profile a various artists reggae Lp cover featuring an airplane.

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family of the Mlaysian [sic] Airlines victims at this tragic time,” he wrote, insultingly echoing the boilerplate sentimentality of so many others in the media, patronisingly adding, “Be strong”.

Further, Richards, who had earlier admitted “breathtaking political ignorance”, called Russian president Vladimir Putin an “a*shole” for “taking out that plane.”

Previously, Richards posted “tribute” photographs on his Facebook profile of the Special AKA’s “Free Nelson Mandela” 12″ single when news of the former South African president’s death was announced as well as the 1984 Scorpions’ single “Rock You Like a Hurricane” following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami which resulted in nearly 20,000 deaths in Japan.

SAM_0463Editor’s note: This only cost me 33p at a bootfair in Hythe the year before last!

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