Skip to comments.Why locating MH370 in the Southern Ocean is so difficult
Posted on 03/25/2014 6:27:58 AM PDT by don-o
Searching for the debris of flight MH370 in the Southern Ocean is not just a case of looking for a needle in a haystack; it is a case of searching for a needle that moves hundreds of kilometers every day in one of the most hostile and constantly changing areas in the world. +
To make matters worse, it is also one of the most remote locations on Earth. +
I should know, Ive seen this myself.
(Excerpt) Read more at qz.com ...
This one may join Amelia Earhart as an unsolved mystery.
Regardless of the sea, the plane’s pilot did some pretty crazy acrobatics. Veering several times, climbing, descending, climbing again, over quite a time span. Yet, no contact from anyone with anyone, that we know of, even though the opportunity for communication was there. There was no mechanical problem here. High mischief was afoot!
I think this is why this spot was chosen by those who took the airplane (most likely the crew). My personal guess is that they attempted to land the airplane in the water so that it would not break up (like U.S. Air on the Hudson). Sooner or later the plane would sink to the bottom of a very deep ocean in a part of the world that is difficult for ships to operate.
The whole thing smells fishy.
Because ... it’s not there?
The article doesn’t quite spell out that search planes must accommodate fuel needs for the 3000 mile roundtrip from Perth. That doesn’t leave much fuel for extensive search time per flight.
Well, that is outside the subject of the article. He’s giving us what conditions are being encountered.
How can people doubt the always reliable Malaysian government? Nothing to see here...move along. Just like Benghazi?
So the Malaysians want to get the relatives out of town and off their hotel bill, staging this "loss of all hope,"
celebraconfirmation of the insurance pay-offs, with "analysis unlike anything that's ever been done before" to reconstruct the site at such an inhospitable point on their previously-drawn arc where any actual debris or cigar butt on the ocean can move a hundred kilometers in a day, such that nothing is likely EVER TO BE FOUND.
So much the better in the Malaysians' eyes.
Curious that there has never been mention of any ELT signal or black box ping originating from this human-forsaken place. So the Inmarsat guys were working to extrapolate a position off the last two or three pings, whose only location would be one of (reduced to two) arc points, guessed to be the southern, not northern one.
Has such a steaming pile of over-extrapolated information ever been foisted on the world?
Oh, yeah, it's been fooling hundreds of millions for over a decade and called "global warming,"
The Malaysian government had to be dragged kicking and screaming out of the South China Sea and the Andaman Sea to this location.
They wanted to place the blame on mechanical failure and Boeing, but this location means that their pilot likely did it and it will cost them dearly now.
> Why locating MH370 in the Southern Ocean is so difficult
It would be difficult to find the plane in the Southern Ocean if the plane were parked on a tarmac in Northern Pakistan or Iran while it gets a new coat of paint.
MH370: Families Called to Urgent Meeting; Malaysia Press Conference 10 a.m. EDT 3/24/14
MALAYSIAN AUTHORITIES: The Plane Crashed With No Survivors
Malaysia Grand Prix pushes grieving families of jet passengers from hotel
Officials Say Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Ended in the Southern Indian Ocean
WORLD NEWS Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Ended in Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Says
How British satellite company Inmarsat tracked down MH370
Aussie Flight Disaster Film Deep Water Shelved Over Eerie Resemblance to Missing Malaysia Flight
Malaysia Airlines crash: Suicide mission theory of MH370 investigators
Flight 370: Storm of emotions over lives lost as storm at sea delays search
How a UK firm ... used a nineteenth century mathematical model to track missing flight MH370
And DB Cooper ... :-) ...
Yep ... there’s a lot of fish in the sea ... LOL ...
LOL AND DITTO!!!!
Well ... you might want to assess the dependability of Inmarsat and the AAIB (UK Air Accident Investigation Board) ... as they are the ones that put all the resources for searching, in this area — by their analysis.
To make matters worse, it is also one of the most remote locations on Earth.
Wait, are they talking about Michelle Obama's butt?
O’Reilly took a victory lap last night on his show on FoxNews, beating his chest yelling “I told you so a week ago”. I listened for a few minutes until it became apparent he was going to go on like that for the whole show.
For the sake of the people who lost loved ones, I hope the ‘black box’ is found to give them closure. It would also be sweet to prove the big blowhard O’Reilly wrong.
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