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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #20 on: March 11, 2014, 09:38:10 pm »
i feel like the plane went under the radar and flew someplace and landed. they could have disabled all cell phones/or plane radios with some sort of device in the luggage.
how many plane crashes had we had where the beacon did not ping when it  crashed? just curious.
its a bad deal no matter how you slice it, the next time we see that flight it may be shot down by jet fighters, bad guys could put any sort of armament on it and fly it wherever they want. i would say homeland security better keep their eyes open.

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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #21 on: March 12, 2014, 12:39:20 am »
This is entirely possible.  The 2 guys with stolen passports are Iranian.  News media says they aren't linked to any terrorist orgs. but what do they know. ::)  Maylasian Air Force says the plane turned back and overflew Maylasia.  The plane has a range of 5700+ miles, well within range of Somalia and several other rogue nations.  No worries about cell phones, as they don't work out over the ocean, and satellite phones don't work inside a metal tube.  It will turn up somewhere, sometime.  Until then this is all speculation.
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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2014, 12:50:28 am »
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... plane landed, by force…….somewhere.

... land at some abandoned air strip.

... flew someplace and landed.

I have an idea. Tell us where "someplace" might be. Seriously. You should be able to do it. Here's what to look for ...
- An airstrip in an unpopulated area.
- Has to be at least 1 mile long to land. 2 miles if it's going to take off.
- Needs to be paved & well-maintained (that aircraft weighs 600,000 pounds).

You can narrow the possibilities a lot. The plane disappeared off the civilian radar about an hour before it was widely reported. At a cruising speed of below 600 MPH, that gives you a pretty specific area to examine.

After that the military would have been actively looking for it so it would have to fly very low. Much of the landmass in the region is very mountainous. The aircraft would pretty much have to stay over the ocean, and the airfield would have to be near the ocean.

Don't forget, that's not a Beechcraft or a Cessna. The 777 is one huge airplane. If it were flying into a remote area, it would be noticed.
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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #23 on: March 12, 2014, 01:29:51 am »
North Korea?
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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #24 on: March 12, 2014, 09:08:34 am »
you probably right, it just disappeared, don't worry about it.

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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #25 on: March 12, 2014, 09:46:01 am »
Wonder what caused the oil slick that was originally spotted?  I wonder if a sample was taken to analyze to determine if it was jet fuel?

Maybe the plane had the capability to dump fuel as a diversion tactic?
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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #26 on: March 12, 2014, 09:49:12 am »
I read or heard somewhere that the slick was not aircraft related.
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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #27 on: March 12, 2014, 10:34:30 am »
The pictures I saw of it did not look like a fuel slick. Much heavyer than that. Looked more like, and I hate to say this, something from drilling ar somebody blew their bilges. Fuel slicks will be shiny and multi colored, or at least that is my experiance.
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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #28 on: March 12, 2014, 11:05:59 am »
Wonder what caused the oil slick that was originally spotted?  I wonder if a sample was taken to analyze to determine if it was jet fuel?

Maybe the plane had the capability to dump fuel as a diversion tactic?

The Vietnamese recovered a sample and sent it to a lab. They reported it be something other than jet fuel or lubricant, according to press reports.

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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #29 on: March 13, 2014, 03:25:23 pm »
I read they now suspect it flew for hours after the transponder quit. The engines automatically upload data while in flight an this is how they figured it out. The transponder doesn't get turned off and the plane gets flown for several more hours on accident. It's somewhere. And probably not at the bottom of the ocean    If you wanted to steal a plane, make them search millions of acres of ocean while you land it somewhere far away. Great diversion tactic.
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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #30 on: March 13, 2014, 11:48:00 pm »
I read that, then I read that Malaysian authorities denied it.

The latest (from a US official) is that Boeing has a satellite data service to monitor aircraft function (for a fee) but that Malaysia airlines didn't subscribe to it.

The plane's system was automatically pinging the satellite but without the subscription, no actual data was sent. The ping signal went on for 4 hours after the last communication. All the official can say for sure is that the Boeing transmitter had power during that time.
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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #31 on: March 14, 2014, 07:04:49 am »
Just read on FaceBook that the plane was found and it is located over 2,000 miles off-shore and THERE ARE SURVIVORS!



Edit:  Can't be true, read another post and it said the plane was found in the Bermuda Triangle!  :-\

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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #32 on: March 14, 2014, 09:26:03 am »
I can speculate with the best of 'em. What if terrorists were on board, they introduced a chemical that neutralized everyone within minutes, except the terrorists. The terrorist turns off all communications and flys the jet over ocean until engines fail, mission accomplished.

The  purpose is to put fear into the commercial aviation industry knowing the cause will not be known for a long time.

I hope I'm terribly wrong.

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« Reply #33 on: March 14, 2014, 09:29:27 am »
I think our government or others know whats happened to to it and its a terrorist situation and their trying to figure out how to deal with it.

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« Reply #34 on: March 14, 2014, 11:40:23 am »
Bush did it.
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« Reply #35 on: March 14, 2014, 12:05:38 pm »
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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #37 on: March 14, 2014, 02:27:07 pm »
   Nice to think it landed somewhere and they are all alive, but just not probable. Its a big ocean and I'm afraid that's where it will be found soon.

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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #38 on: March 16, 2014, 12:12:27 am »
I haven't followed this too closely, but I feared from the beginning that the plane was commandeered...a terrifying prospect. As bad as it sounds, I was and am still hoping that the plane somehow took a nosedive into the ocean and is gone.A tragedy certainly, but the alternative is unthinkable.
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Re: Flight MH 370, the missing Jumbo Jet..
« Reply #39 on: March 16, 2014, 05:07:13 am »
I haven't followed this to closely but if the Maylasian Air Force suspected terrorists could they have shot the plane down and made a story that the plane changed coarse after the transponder stopped? I hope not but it could have happened..
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