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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Bruce » Sun Mar 30, 2014 1:58 pm

In today's world We found the plane! won't be nearly as big a story as We're closer to finding the plan...

CNN is really pissing me off.

It's a mockery of the news without the humor.
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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun Mar 30, 2014 3:52 pm

Rob Lister wrote:Image
Wow, I wonder if its for the same reson my car struggles to maintain forward velocity once the fuel tank is empty.
The Luggage said nothing, but louder this time.

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Bruce » Sat Apr 05, 2014 2:48 pm

This could be it.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ... ts.html?fb
Malaysia Airlines MH370: black box ping detected - reports
This could be the end of CNN's obsessive brain injury.
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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Bruce » Sat Apr 05, 2014 5:42 pm

Plot twist: The signal appears to be coming from space! :o
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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Apr 05, 2014 5:51 pm

If it were anyone other than the Chinese claiming this, I'd be prone to believe it.

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:18 am

April 7

Signals picked up by a black-box detector attached to an Australian ship were consistent with aircraft flight recorders, Australian officials said.

Two signals have been detected off the northwest coast of Australia, with the first held for 2.5 hours before contact was lost and the second for around 13 minutes. Confirmation of whether the signals are related to the missing flight could take several days, said Angus Houston, who is heading the Australian agency coordinating the search.

While the signals are about 300 nautical miles away from the location where a Chinese patrol ship detected a signal earlier in the week, but authorities noted that sound can travel great distances in deep water.
The batteries are due to die today (thirty days) but that's the minimum spec so maybe not. they may have a few more days. I don't know how they're design to fail; all at once or just ping less and less frequently as power is depleted.

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Miles » Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:52 pm

Bruce wrote:In today's world We found the plane! won't be nearly as big a story as We're closer to finding the plan...

CNN is really pissing me off.

It's a mockery of the news without the humor.
The DailyMail has been a thorn in my side lately with this story. First the plane was bombed, then it was a hijacking with the plane hidden on some remote island, then the plane was hacked with a mobile phone (for those who know anything about commercial aircraft, you can see why that one aggravates me so much), now apparently it's pilot suicide (which although plausible, is not a substantiated theory).

Until the FDR is found, take your minds off it and quit speculating without any evidence whatsoever.
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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by WildCat » Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:00 pm

I had no idea a plane would have trouble maintaining altitude with empty fuel tanks, you'd think they could fly higher without all that fuel weight.
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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Bearguin » Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:03 pm

WildCat wrote:I had no idea a plane would have trouble maintaining altitude with empty fuel tanks, you'd think they could fly higher without all that fuel weight.
If that 4th engine goes out, we'll be up here all day.

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Witness » Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:35 am

the Mirror wrote: today
2:17 am

A source, reported to be a member of Russia's FSB secret service, told the Russian paper: "All the passengers are alive.

"They have been divided into seven groups and are living in mud huts with almost no food."

The Russian report said 'Asian specialists' from the passengers and crew have been taken to a bunker in Pakistan.

The details, reported here by the Sun, will add to the uncertainty for the loved ones of those on board the missing plane.

1:37 am

BREAKING NEWS: Russian sources claim missing plane landed in Afghanistan after being hijacked and flown to the Afghanistan border.

More to follow.
Oh, well…

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Pyrrho » Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:18 am

Latest CNN nutball idea is that the jet was landed and refueled and took off again.
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Pyrrho » Fri May 02, 2014 11:07 am

Given the latest "news" on this incident that the plane was deliberately flown to evade detection...how does that even make sense? If there was a plan to crash the plane then why steal the plane and maneuver it such that it would avoid detection and fly it all the way south practically to Australia to let it crash when it ran out of fuel instead of just shutting off the engines and letting it crash into the ocean in the first place?

Then again, there isn't much that makes sense in this story.
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Rob Lister » Fri May 02, 2014 11:17 am

Suicide is the only rational answer I can come up with. If the pilot wanted the plane to disappear without a trace, he was fairly successful.

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by EvilYeti » Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:49 pm

Rob Lister wrote:Suicide is the only rational answer I can come up with. If the pilot wanted the plane to disappear without a trace, he was fairly successful.
Guess again:
According to recent reports, investigators have shifted their attention to Zaharie after discovering that he had used a flight simulator he had at home to rehearse a landing on a short island runway in a remote area of the southern Indian Ocean.

Although he had deleted the drills before taking command of flight MH370, The Sunday Times reports that computer experts were able to retrieve them.
http://www.theweek.co.uk/world-news/fli ... and-runway

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by ed » Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:37 pm

play that out ... madness? kidnapping? terrorist crap? aliens?

Weird
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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by EvilYeti » Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:59 pm

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Jul 06, 2014 12:48 am

The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Malaysia Airlines loses contact

Post by ed » Sun Jul 06, 2014 1:34 am

Hey, a vow is a vow. :x
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