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Old 18.03.2014, 17:23
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Cargo planes are registered to carry Cargo only yes, but quite a few of them have seats as well.
Merkels Luftwaffe Airbus is supposed to carry politicians, but it did not stop a nutter last year to break through all security unnoticed. "Reports said he stripped down to his underpants, sprayed fire extinguisher foam around the elegant cream and beige interior, pushed buttons in the cockpit, released an inflatable emergency slide and danced on the wing of the Airbus 319."


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Old 18.03.2014, 17:24
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Which brngs it back to my aforementioned point, that there must have been something on the plane of value to somebody. Remember the Swiss jet in Brussels last year.
Or someone?

Trouble with that is that it would also be easier to steal/kidnap it/them on the ground. Also remembering the Swiss jet in Brussels.
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Old 18.03.2014, 17:54
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

Reports coming in that residents of the Maldives witnessed a low flying "jumbo jet" on the morning of the disappearance. Also, five Indian Ocean landing strips had been "found" on the pilot's flight sim.
Source: today's Torygraph
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Old 18.03.2014, 18:25
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Merkels Luftwaffe Airbus is supposed to carry politicians, but it did not stop a nutter last year to break through all security unnoticed. "Reports said he stripped down to his underpants, sprayed fire extinguisher foam around the elegant cream and beige interior, pushed buttons in the cockpit, released an inflatable emergency slide and danced on the wing of the Airbus 319."[/URL]
Ah, Silvio. Whatever happened to him?
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And if it is true he radioed "goodnight" after the stuff was switched off?
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If they were dealing with the beginnings of a small electrical fire (behind the panels) and trippy switches then it might very well have been a very distracted 'All right, goodnight' whilst his focus was on fixing the problem at hand. As has been said numerous times, 'communicate' is the last thing a pilot should do in an emergency (after aviate and navigate).
I thought that was supposed to be just before the communications went down...
Have just checked and it looks as if this is yet another thing the Malaysian authorities aren't clear about:
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But in their Monday briefing, Malaysian officials appeared to backtrack on Sunday's statement that the words "All right, goodnight" came after a communications system was turned off. ...

It is unclear why investigators appear so certain that the two communications systems were disabled deliberately, rather than malfunctioning.
http://www.theguardian.com/world/201...-communication
Maybe so certain about it not being a malfunction because priority No 1 is to save face?
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Old 18.03.2014, 18:43
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Ah, Silvio. Whatever happened to him?
The same thing he is allways doing.
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Old 18.03.2014, 18:48
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Reports coming in that residents of the Maldives witnessed a low flying "jumbo jet" on the morning of the disappearance. Also, five Indian Ocean landing strips had been "found" on the pilot's flight sim.
Source: today's Torygraph
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Old 18.03.2014, 19:00
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Reports coming in that residents of the Maldives witnessed a low flying "jumbo jet" on the morning of the disappearance. Also, five Indian Ocean landing strips had been "found" on the pilot's flight sim.
Source: today's Torygraph
Eyewitness reports are usually awful and eyewitness reports 10 or more days later are....highly suspect. So much of this information, e.g. the military radar being released 10 days later is bordering from absurd to criminal. If this was a hijacking/theft, wherever the plane and its pilots are, it must be an absolute laugh riot watching people chasing their tail and trying to cover their asses.

I still think the shadowing a commercial flight is the most plausible theory and I don't have a lot of confidence after this circus of countries looking to save face above all else to detect a weaponized 777 before it's too late.
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Old 18.03.2014, 20:25
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Sorry, what? Are you mixing up Al Jazeera and Al Quaeda? All Jazeera is in my experience far less extremist in their bias than CNN.
yeah....lost in translation. the "hmmmm extremist" was supposed to have an ironic tone to mirror the one I was quoting. Will use smileys in the future for better reading.

Regarding AlJazeera: it's the voice of the masters of Qatar and therefore is definitely as biased as CNN. They never criticize the emir of Qatar and violations happening there....and total ban on Bahrain news on human rights violations. Aljazeera/Qatar is supporting directly the "muslim brotherhood" organization across many countries (Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, Iraq,...).
Aljazeera lost more than 40% of its audience in arabic countries because of its bias. The qatari government is suspected to be involved in financing terrorist attacks in Iraq by their marionettes.
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Old 18.03.2014, 22:06
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yeah....lost in translation. the "hmmmm extremist" was supposed to have an ironic tone to mirror the one I was quoting. Will use smileys in the future for better reading.

Regarding AlJazeera: it's the voice of the masters of Qatar and therefore is definitely as biased as CNN. They never criticize the emir of Qatar and violations happening there....and total ban on Bahrain news on human rights violations. Aljazeera/Qatar is supporting directly the "muslim brotherhood" organization across many countries (Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, Iraq,...).
Aljazeera lost more than 40% of its audience in arabic countries because of its bias. The qatari government is suspected to be involved in financing terrorist attacks in Iraq by their marionettes.
About "Aljazeera is supporting directly the "muslim brotherhood" organization.." also rumoured to be employing said people
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Old 18.03.2014, 22:26
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Old 18.03.2014, 22:27
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About "Aljazeera is supporting directly the "muslim brotherhood" organization.." also rumoured to be employing said people
the preacher Al-Qaradhawi is real he's not a rumor. But that's a topic for another thread.
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Old 18.03.2014, 22:36
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

Somewhere in Asia, possibly:

"I told the bloke next door if he hasn't moved this by tomorrow I'm calling the council"
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Old 18.03.2014, 22:45
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Maybe I wasnt clear earlier... THAT STORY/THEORY IS A LOAD OF BOLLOCKS. It simply cant happen.
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Old 18.03.2014, 22:52
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Maybe I wasnt clear earlier... THAT STORY/THEORY IS A LOAD OF BOLLOCKS. It simply cant happen.
I thought we were meant to post only incorrect theories on here???
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Old 18.03.2014, 22:56
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

As I said earlier.. meteorite or aliens or it was shot down and now its an oh feck moment.
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Old 18.03.2014, 23:05
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I just bought 25 packs of tinfoil and plan to get into the hat business. Look out for the "For Sale" thread.
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Old 19.03.2014, 11:01
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

I hear the US Military has cancelled its multi billion dollar research and development program into the next generation of stealth aircraft as they discover simply turning off the transponder has the same effect.
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Old 19.03.2014, 11:03
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

The NSA can record 100% of cell phone calls in a foreign country.... But they can't find a plane?

Doesn't make sense...

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Old 19.03.2014, 11:27
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

There is a much nearer runway at Kota Bharu: a Boeing 777 needs about 2'000 meters of runway, and Kota Bharu has 2'400 m.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_..._Petra_Airport

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_...chnische_Daten

So why fly across Malaysia to an island off the west coast, when the modern east coast airport is more than sufficient?
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