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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

Aliens?
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Old 14.03.2014, 02:38
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

From Boeing "Boeing did state that an airworthiness directive about possible fuselage cracks issued by US authorities in November regarding 777s, which had been linked in some theories to flight MH370, did not apply as the missing plane did not have the specific antenna installed. "

The US is still saying it is possible that the plane flew for some hours after it went missing and the Malayan authorities are still denying this......
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What if there was some Chinese nuclear scientists on board and a North Korean agent hijacked the plane and flew it to Pyonyang and are right now getting all the info they need to build a nuclear bomb?
What if I told you that North Korea has nuclear weapons... which is one of the reasons nobody "brought them freedom" yet.


Anyone who has ever been to Malaysia knows that they country is fairly... let's say "relaxed" in many ways. I am not surprised that people with stolen passports managed to slip through the security apparently repeatedly. I would not be surprised at all if there are mistakes with the airplane maintenance or the like either. Unlike in other cases where it was done for cost reasons is it in Malaysia typically a mix of "don't care", incompetence and cronyism.


Here is a great article from the NY times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/13/wo...lite.html?_r=0


Bottom line: there is no conspiracy - they really are simply idiots.
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

The jungles and mountains of Northwestern Indochina (Laos) and the endless areas of Western China (Taklamakan) are fairly close
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The jungles and mountains of Northwestern Indochina (Laos) and the endless areas of Western China (Taklamakan) are fairly close
The Taklamakan is easily twice as far from KL as the Sahara is from Zurich. That's easily some 5-6000 km.
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Old 14.03.2014, 12:38
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

Yet another theory. It may have been heading for the Andaman Islands

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/0...n_4962171.html
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Old 14.03.2014, 12:48
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Yet another theory. It may have been heading for the Andaman Islands

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/0...n_4962171.html
Looks like Ep1 Season 1 of Lost
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Aliens?
I was thinking the same, may be hijacked by aliens….. and now is somewhere in universe….
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Old 14.03.2014, 12:58
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big post there causing even more confusion because just a few post before yours, I already said that RR and Boeing confirmed that the reports were not true and that the last transmission from the engine was at 1.07am, before the plane went missing...

Of course, the way things are going, I am just waiting for the next update which is going to say that RR and Boeing is saying something else.
Big post huh?
Read it again, and you will see that I was in no way being serious. "Calling Bullshit" on the subject sugested my post was sarcastic.
If you read every other post I made prior to said post you will see that I've been trying to dispell all such rumours.

The fact is, there are no facts.
Nobody knows anything for sure, and just because you can find an article that contradicts another doesn't make your claim any more relevant than the other.

The truth is obviously being witheld, and the media are having a ball with floating "Scenario's" and misquoting officials to publish a story.

It doesn't surprise me that RR pulled their statement (or clarified it or whatever). I wouldn't want to throw fuel in the fire either.

For the record, I did see your post, but it only further supported my position on this. I actually agree with you that RR or Boeing will most likely state something entirely different in the future. Anything is possible at this stage.

Confusion is the key here.
It either hides incompetence, or slows down a direct line of questioning.



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Now this 4 hour theory, for which there are repeated posts here on the forum, even though RR has denied that this has happened. Am I missing something?
This may not be true, but it does help to support the fact they can't find any wreckage.

The Business Insider badging their diagram as "Inside this 2,500 Mile radius" is just another way of saying:
"The media has no idea about anything"


My personal opinion hasn't changed.
Someone knows something, and they are not talking. A plane shouldn't take this long to find.
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

Did you guys find it yet?

Wolli may be on the right track. Here's a new lead from Vietnam.
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Old 14.03.2014, 14:43
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My personal opinion hasn't changed.
Someone knows something, and they are not talking. A plane shouldn't take this long to find.
the french airliner that went down took 2 years to find, and they knew roughly where that went down
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the french airliner that went down took 2 years to find, and they knew roughly where that went down
The black boxes took 2 years to find. They found parts of the wreckage within 5 days or something.

There was also mayday communication etc.
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Old 14.03.2014, 14:48
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the french airliner that went down took 2 years to find, and they knew roughly where that went down
But didn't they find wreckage within the first few days after the disappearance? It was the flight recorder which was only discovered after two years.
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The black boxes took 2 years to find. They found parts of the wreckage within 5 days or something.

There was also mayday communication etc.
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But didn't they find wreckage within the first few days after the disappearance? It was the flight recorder which was only discovered after two years.
Yep, it was 4 or 5 days to find the wreckage, and 2 years to retrieve the blackbox.

The plane in this case also submitted data to suggest the plane was about to stall, so it was clear that something went wrong, and you could narrow your search area.

In this case, there are so many wild theories with no substance (or contradictory information) that nobody knows for sure where to start looking.

I'm keen to rule Aliens out of the equation though.
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Old 14.03.2014, 16:09
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

I keep hearing how they are looking for debris in the ocean. Yet with currents, etc. after this long, something should have turned up somewhere.

Perhaps they should consider looking for an intact plane hiding out on a remote island, for use later?? Since we've already looked west, how about looking east in the Philippines? Can't be any more far-fetched than the other ideas out there right now.

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Old 14.03.2014, 16:20
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Re: Malaysian Airlines flight missing

Questions for you people who know stuff

If it really did fly on after it was reported missing and if the autopilot was switched on then I assume it is smart enough to fly the plane to its destination?

If the autopilot was not switched on then could the plane fly for four hours on its own? I mean is that a strong possibility or would it likely ,have problems with nobody making corrective actions and crash sooner than 4 hours?

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Perhaps they should consider looking for an intact plane hiding out on a remote island, for use later?? Since we've already looked west, how about looking east in the Philippines? Can't be any more far-fetched than the other ideas out there right now.
I've been following the PPruNe thread, but they haven't got any further than the rest of us. Unfortunately the thread is getting bogged down with posters who really have no idea and I think it's discouraging a lot of the usual posters on that forum.

Remote Island - the Anderman Islands in the Bay of Bengal.
This has popped up a few times in the thread. It hosts a few suitable runways, but again the logic behind why someone would do this is still impossible.
a) If you need such an aircraft, it's easier to hijack a Cargo plane.
b) Why steal an aircraft and lose your element of surprise.
c) Why land it somewhere, try to hide it AND 239 people.
d) The dynamics of the flight path are pretty impressive to pull this off.

Posters there are still fixated with various Hypoxia theories, and question the "Cargo or passenger" list to determine why you would target this flight. The 777 pilots all agree that you can infact turn off the transponder and relative equipment, but why? The primary radars to locate the plane otherwise require the plane to fall below 5,000ft..... but then you don't have Hypoxic passengers and how do you control at least 237 distressed individuals.

Nobody knows anything from it's last known location.
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and how do you control at least 237 distressed individuals.
Free bags of peanuts and tiny bottles of liquor?
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I'm keen to rule Aliens out of the equation though.
I'm not
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