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Former Malaysian PM lays blame on Boeing for MH370 disappearance
The Guardian ^ | April 27, 2014 | Lindsay Murdoch

Posted on 04/28/2014 6:54:10 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has questioned whether flight MH370 crashed into the southern Indian Ocean and has blamed Boeing, the plane’s maker, for its disappearance.

Dr Mahathir, who maintains a powerful influence in his country’s ruling party, also suggested the reason why the passengers and crew never acted to stop whatever was happening on board was because they were “somehow incapacitated".

“Even if the pilot wants to commit suicide, the co-pilot and the cabin crew would not allow him to do so without trying something,” he said.

“But no one, not even the passengers, did anything.”

Writing in an opinion piece, Dr Mahathir questioned why no debris or oil slick from the plane has been found.

“Can it be that the plane remained intact on crashing and sank with no trace and no one launching the lifeboat doors, as we are told all these aircraft are equipped with?” he asked.

“Can one believe this plane quietly floated down into the raging sea and sank conveniently in the deepest part (seven miles deep) of the Indian Ocean?”

Dr Mahathir said it must have taken some effort if the pilot, Zaharie Ahmad Shah, disabled the plane’s communication system.

“The co-pilot would notice and for his own life he would have tried to do something … was he disabled? Were all the crew members and the passengers disabled?”...

“The loss of the plane is due to the makers, Boeing. How can Boeing produce a plane that is so easily disabled?” ....

“Boeing must accept responsibility for building an aircraft that can disappear in mid-air so completely,” he said.

Boeing has not responded to Dr Mahathir's comments which were first published in his personal blog and then republished in several Malaysian news outlets...

(Excerpt) Read more at theguardian.com.au ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; Society; Travel
KEYWORDS: boeing; mh370; washington; zaharieahmadshah
So it's Boeing's fault that their Malaysian pilot was able to hijack the aircraft.

Is it any wonder that the Malaysian investigation is going nowhere.

1 posted on 04/28/2014 6:54:10 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Is this satire????


2 posted on 04/28/2014 6:56:26 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Uncle Chip

That would be something new: a hijack-proof airliner. It could come with built-in air marshals.


3 posted on 04/28/2014 6:57:15 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: Uncle Chip
Boeing must accept responsibility for building an aircraft that can disappear in mid-air so completely,” he said.

Politicians are the same the world over!

4 posted on 04/28/2014 6:57:24 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Uncle Chip
How can Boeing produce a plane that is so easily disabled?

This man's mind works like a child's mind.

5 posted on 04/28/2014 6:58:28 AM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: Don Corleone

I can just imagine Boeing people in Chicago, Renton, Seattle, and Everett doing a combined “WTF???” this morning.

The Malaysian PM has most certainly got some serious cranio-rectal insertion going on.


6 posted on 04/28/2014 7:00:47 AM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: Uncle Chip

This lends credence to the suspicions of the Chinese families that they aren’t being told the whole truth and that the Malaysian authorities are only going to find what isn’t embarrassing to them and Malaysia.


7 posted on 04/28/2014 7:02:00 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: MarineBrat

Did you catch that he was a “Dr.”

I looked it up - medical doctor?!?

Scary.


8 posted on 04/28/2014 7:02:28 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Typical Mahathir hate speech. He’s a Malasian version of Farrakhan.


9 posted on 04/28/2014 7:03:25 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Uncle Chip

Ah, this criticism coming from a joke of a man who couldn’t qualify to sweep floors at Boeing.

Oh, forgot, we’ve got a president who also fits that description.

Same religion, too.


10 posted on 04/28/2014 7:06:02 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Uncle Chip

# 9048 !!!!!!!

11 posted on 04/28/2014 7:06:26 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: MarineBrat

Muslim mind.


12 posted on 04/28/2014 7:07:47 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Uncle Chip
this is serisly getting sadly ridiculous . . .
13 posted on 04/28/2014 7:09:09 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: Uncle Chip

Paging Mary Schiavo.


14 posted on 04/28/2014 7:09:26 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Uncle Chip

last I heard, Boeing said the plane was on the ground in Pakistan, so Why are they complaining??


15 posted on 04/28/2014 7:12:26 AM PDT by eyeamok
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To: Uncle Chip

Boeing is, I’m assuming, a white owned company with a CEO who is white. All this ex PM is doing is taking a page out of the Democratic Party playbook and playing the race card. The white owned company built a substandard plane for a non-white country. Deflect blame from where it truly belongs, with the Malaysian pilots, and accuse a large corporation of neglect. Sprinkle in a few references to race and you create victim status for the Malaysian people. Laugh if you want but we all know where this is all going.


16 posted on 04/28/2014 7:15:11 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: luvbach1

Is that anything like the inflatable pilots?


17 posted on 04/28/2014 7:16:13 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: JimSEA

Good ol’ Muslim taqqiya gibberish.


18 posted on 04/28/2014 7:21:29 AM PDT by 353FMG
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The PM’s words:

“How can Boeing produce a plane that is so easily disabled?’

He said it must have taken some effort if the pilot, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, had disabled the plane’s communication system.”

So — was it easily disabled??? or did it take some effort from your captain??? or was your captain just incompetent at disabling the communication system???


19 posted on 04/28/2014 7:23:51 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Kind of like blaming firearm manufacturers for shootings.
Bet he knows something and wants to divert attention.


20 posted on 04/28/2014 7:24:37 AM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is now the CPUSA)
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To: Don Corleone

He must have been a trial lawyer before becoming a politician.


21 posted on 04/28/2014 7:29:03 AM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: BenLurkin

What I was thinking...

“...never acted to stop whatever was happening on board was because they were “somehow incapacitated”.

So Boeing is responsible for “whatever” and “somehow”.

What a card!


22 posted on 04/28/2014 7:29:29 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: Texas resident

Yep — as former PM he would be close to the investigation and while trying to blame Boeing, look at what he is admitting:

1] the pilot did it

2] neither the co-pilot nor crew nor passengers were able to stop it

3] the only part of the plane that was disabled was the communication system


23 posted on 04/28/2014 7:29:31 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: dowcaet

“Malaysian pilots” Perhaps Doctor is not the only oxymoron in Malaysia.


24 posted on 04/28/2014 7:29:48 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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MH370 — Dr Mahathir Mohamad

http://www.themalaymailonline.com/what-you-think/article/mh370-dr-mahathir-mohamed

The loss of the plane is due to the makers Boeing.


25 posted on 04/28/2014 7:39:19 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: BenLurkin
Is this satire????

No more so than a YouTube video caused Benghazi.

26 posted on 04/28/2014 7:49:00 AM PDT by null and void ( They don't think think they are above the law. They think they are the law.)
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To: Uncle Chip

What is it with these Malaysians? Are they really this inherently stupid?


27 posted on 04/28/2014 7:53:36 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Uncle Chip

So if they managed to jack an A380 he would blame Airbus? I think he expects an American company to throw money his was for silence.


28 posted on 04/28/2014 7:57:31 AM PDT by jughandle ( "We have the right to debate and disagree with any administration!" -HRC)
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad:

“MAS is not at fault, lax security or not. MAS flew a plane fully expecting it to perform the task. But the plane has somehow behaved differently. Who is responsible? Not MAS but certainly the makers of the plane — Boeing”


29 posted on 04/28/2014 7:58:15 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: jughandle

The insurance carriers for MAS are on the hook for over $2 Bilion in possible payouts if it is determined that their pilot hijacked the aircraft and their incompetence allowed it to happen unimpeded.

That’s why they are trying to find a way to blame Boeing but to no avail. This shows their desperation —


30 posted on 04/28/2014 8:03:32 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
Mr. Prime Minister of the Malays must walk carefully as Boeing could drop a 777 on his head at any time such is the power imbalance between Boeing and Malaysia. Boeing didn't get to be so big playing nicey nice, not that they don't produce the best commercial airplanes flying, they do.
31 posted on 04/28/2014 8:04:39 AM PDT by CARTOUCHE (I'm an Obamacare truant.)
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To: Don Corleone
Your comment reminds me of:

From the movie, “As good as it gets”, the young female receptionist asks Nicholson a question.

“How do you write women so well?”

Nicholson:

“I think of a man and I take away reason and accountability.”

32 posted on 04/28/2014 8:36:00 AM PDT by Lockbox
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To: Uncle Chip

The 777 has an outstanding safety record in terms of number of flight,number of passengers and number of miles.For years it’s been the workhorse of international travel.It’s not impossible that mechanical failure was a factor but I believe it’s unlikely.


33 posted on 04/28/2014 8:42:19 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: onedoug

Mahathir is a Malay supremacist. In addition to Chinese and non Muslims, he hates Americans with a passion. He’s been around for years with a history of successful hate mongering.


34 posted on 04/28/2014 8:46:06 AM PDT by JimSEA
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Inmarsat arcs and flight paths and search areas —

https://www.facebook.com/178566888854999/photos/pcb.740971779281171/740971732614509/?type=1&theater

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/3135643/posts?page=28#21


35 posted on 04/28/2014 9:04:48 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

And Porsche killed James Dean.


36 posted on 04/28/2014 9:46:20 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: Uncle Chip
Former Malaysian PM lays blame on Boeing for MH370 disappearance

I didn't see that coming!

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!

37 posted on 04/28/2014 1:20:15 PM PDT by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Thanks Uncle Chip.
Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad... who maintains a powerful influence in his country’s ruling party, also suggested the reason why the passengers and crew never acted to stop whatever was happening on board was because they were “somehow incapacitated".
Sounds like his brain is somehow incapacitated.
38 posted on 04/30/2014 1:17:32 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: onedoug

They’re nasty muzzies, and muzzies see (or at least blame) conspiracies everywhere. When that Egyptian pilot crashed that plane into the ocean ten years or so ago, everyone knew what happened, but the muzzie turds in charge said that it was impossible because (get this) suicide is against the muzzie faith.


39 posted on 04/30/2014 1:20:47 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Uncle Chip

If they can’t find the plane, then there’s no proof that it crashed. Hence, they won’t have to pay any claims.


40 posted on 04/30/2014 1:24:31 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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