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MH370 pilot 'chief suspect' in case of foul play: Report
Times of India ^ | June 22, 2014 | PTI

Posted on 06/22/2014 6:45:22 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

KUALA LUMPUR: The captain of Flight MH370 has been identified as the prime suspect by a Malaysian police investigation into the disappearance of the plane after checks cleared all other people on board, a media report said today.

The criminal inquiry does not rule out the possibility the Boeing 777-200 plane was lost due to mechanical failure or terrorism, but the police view is that if it was the result of human action, the captain was the most likely perpetrator, The Sunday Times reported.

Malaysia's special branch focused the inquiry on Captain Zaharie Shah, 53, after intelligence checks failed to substantiate any suspicions about the other people on board the jet, the report said....

Detectives conducted more than 170 interviews. They found that Zaharie, an outgoing, married man with a penchant for gadgetry and postings on social media, appeared to have made no social or work commitments for the future, the report said....

The investigators found that Zaharie had programmed a flight simulator in his home with drills rehearsing a flight far out into the southern Indian Ocean and a landing on an island with a short runway.

These were deleted but computer experts were able to retrieve them, the report said.

The pilot had made no secret of his unusual hobby, creating aviation videos that were posted on the Internet.

But behind the facade of a normal family life in a comfortable Kuala Lumpur suburb, with three children and a five-year-old grandson, police heard rumours of marital estrangement and tensions that have been denied by Zaharie's family, it said....

(Excerpt) Read more at timesofindia.indiatimes.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; Travel
KEYWORDS: agitprop; airdisaster; china; falseflag; malaysia; mh370; planecrash; southchinasea
a flight far out into the southern Indian Ocean and a landing on an island with a short runway.

and that island would be --

1 posted on 06/22/2014 6:45:22 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

The plane is at the bottom of the Indian Ocean.


2 posted on 06/22/2014 6:47:58 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Uncle Chip

Any good guesses on islands in the southern Indian Ocean that have runways of any kind?


3 posted on 06/22/2014 6:48:39 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Uncle Chip
These were deleted but computer experts were able to retrieve them

Hey Issa....buy a clue

4 posted on 06/22/2014 6:49:16 AM PDT by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: Uncle Chip

Was he a Sunni like our president?


5 posted on 06/22/2014 6:49:54 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni WonDoer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine; Uncle Chip
and that island would be --

Antarctica

6 posted on 06/22/2014 6:50:51 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Where the Nazis are!!!


7 posted on 06/22/2014 6:52:25 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Uncle Chip
Now the Malaysians deny this: "We did not make any statement to say that Capt. Zaharie was the prime suspect," [police spokeswoman Asmawati Ahmad] said, refuting an article in London's The Sunday Times that says Zaharie is now the sole focus of the investigation.

http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/22/world/asia/malaysia-mh-370-search/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

8 posted on 06/22/2014 6:55:18 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: nuconvert

It’s at the bottom of the ocean for sure. I think he called the tower and said that he would crash the plane unless certain demands were not met regarding the release of his buddy that went to prison the day before. They didn’t comply so he crashed it. http://shanghaiist.com/2014/03/17/links-between-mh370-disappearance-zaharie-politics-dismissed.php


9 posted on 06/22/2014 6:55:29 AM PDT by bigtoona
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To: bigtoona

That seems like a very probable scenario.


10 posted on 06/22/2014 6:58:10 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Uncle Chip
Until confirmed wreckage is found, you have to assume the plane is in one piece and functional (Same is probably not true of the passengers). To assume anything else leaves an open door for disaster...

What function would a plane of this nature have in terrorist hands? Consider 9/11 with an EMP, NORK/Nukes, or a chemical weapon payload coming into a large American city (LA, NYC, Washington?) and let you imagination go from there...

11 posted on 06/22/2014 6:59:45 AM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

My guess as to the island on his computeror is New Amsterdam:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%8Ele_Amsterdam

It appears to be the destination of the 450knot flight path that the NTSB initially charted then abandoned:

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


12 posted on 06/22/2014 7:00:57 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Was the captain a member of the ROP? That’s all you need to know.


13 posted on 06/22/2014 7:02:19 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Dubh_Ghlase

I will say this again and again...

It would be one of the lamest terror attempts to use a plane everyone knows went missing. Everyone in the world KNOWS about it and knows they would have to watch for it.

Also lame even if it was literally just a transport. Why draw so much attention to your conspiracy with a worldwide news item?


14 posted on 06/22/2014 7:04:15 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: I want the USA back

He was a MINO —


15 posted on 06/22/2014 7:05:44 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: bigtoona
regarding the release of his buddy that went to prison the day before.

He wasn't and isn't in jail -- so there would be no reason to make the demand.

16 posted on 06/22/2014 7:10:12 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: spokeshave

Hey Issa....buy a clue”

You read my mind!


17 posted on 06/22/2014 7:10:23 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Uncle Chip

But could he have made it to that island with the fuel he had on board?


18 posted on 06/22/2014 7:15:35 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Dubh_Ghlase

A plane that size, crammed with just conventional explosives would probably be the equivalent of a small nuke.

If crammed with dirty bomb material, much worse.


19 posted on 06/22/2014 7:19:22 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Yes he could have but just barely and with luck.

They said he had fuel for 7.5 to 8 hours at 520mph — 3900 to 4160 miles.

The path that he flew would have been 4230 miles — out of reach but it could still have been a target destination and may be in the waters a couple hundred miles short of it — if that is the island on his computer.


20 posted on 06/22/2014 7:31:18 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: the OlLine Rebel
It would be one of the lamest terror attempts

Then again with all the focus on tracking regular normal Americans daily lives by the .gov "protectors" they just might miss the OBVIOUS...

21 posted on 06/22/2014 7:34:58 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!! Once again dingy hairball, STFU!!! You corrupt POS!!!)
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To: Uncle Chip
"These were deleted but computer experts were able to retrieve them, the report said."

Really? Slight change of subject, but if the Malaysians can do it ... ... We have invented a Fourth World status and we are it.

22 posted on 06/22/2014 7:39:00 AM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: I am Richard Brandon

The people who retrieved them for the Malaysians were our own FBI —

Surprise Surprise!!!

They know their way to Malaysia in southeast Asia but can’t find their way to the IRS in Washington DC.


23 posted on 06/22/2014 7:48:44 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Dubh_Ghlase
Consider 9/11 with an EMP, NORK/Nukes, or a chemical weapon payload coming into a large American city (LA, NYC, Washington?) and let you imagination go from there...

You left out bioweapons, but I agree. I think we have to assume the plane is up and functional somewhere, at least until we see the wreckage. Otherwise, a paint job, a busy pattern, an alleged divert/inflight emergency, and there could be a real problem...

24 posted on 06/22/2014 7:56:08 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel
If they are capable of stealing the plane in the first place, I am sure they they are capable of masking it long enough (masquerade as a valid plane) to get close enough that no defense would be possible. Remember the goal of the 9/11 terrorists: To show the world at the price of their own lives that America is a paper-tiger that is weak, vulnerable, and lacks the fore-site and commitment to defend themselves from a determined and continued assault.

Believe what you want, I prefer to stay on alert until I see proof that the plane is not a danger...

25 posted on 06/22/2014 8:01:53 AM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: Uncle Chip

I was a quick bit this morning, that the search will be moved south a couple hundred miles.

Sounds like they’ve some reason for that, maybe we’ll know more about this in a couple weeks.

Just saying.


26 posted on 06/22/2014 8:07:57 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

“I saw”. Sorry it’s early.


27 posted on 06/22/2014 8:08:53 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

no, it doesn’t


28 posted on 06/22/2014 8:10:54 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Uncle Chip

He’d have to hope that the winds were in his favor.


29 posted on 06/22/2014 8:13:14 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: nuconvert

“I cannot believe how this scenario is going down!”
30 posted on 06/22/2014 8:28:59 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

<>Sounds like they’ve some reason for that<>

My guess as well because it seems to me that if they knew that the pilot had been targeting a certain island on his computer then that should have figured heavily in their search area — and their initial surface search area was way south and way over by New Amsterdam.

The coordinates for New Amsterdam are: S37.84E77.55 and right close to the final Inmarsat here:

http://www.duncansteel.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/PR_2D.png


31 posted on 06/22/2014 8:34:30 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
The investigators found that Zaharie had programmed a flight simulator in his home with drills rehearsing a flight far out into the southern Indian Ocean and a landing on an island with a short runway. These were deleted but computer experts were able to retrieve them, the report said.

So...who is lying?

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation recovered no incriminating evidence from the hard drives and a flight simulator belonging to two pilots on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the New York Times reported citing anonymous sources.
And

It turned out, however, that neither the simulator nor the deleted data recovered offered any significant information to establish a connection between Zaharie and the mystery of Flight MH370.
For those interested, I found this while browsing for the FBI final results (which have not been made public).
32 posted on 06/22/2014 8:37:57 AM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: Uncle Chip

One problem, New Amsterdam is only reachable by boat. The nearest airport is 1500 miles away.

http://basementgeographer.com/ile-amsterdam-isolated-in-the-indian-ocean/


33 posted on 06/22/2014 8:43:22 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I hate to say it but it sounds like just the place where he would have wanted to go and why he had practiced extreme landings for the last year —

With only 30 people on that island if he could land the plane showing up there with 239 more people then he could be King of New Amsterdam.


34 posted on 06/22/2014 9:11:55 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

“southern Indian Ocean and a landing on an island with a short runway. “

So he may have landed, then took off again while the authorities were still having breakfast and tripping over their shoelaces?


35 posted on 06/22/2014 9:26:22 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

I think “short runway” means that he would be able to get it down but not back up.


36 posted on 06/22/2014 9:42:42 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
Why would an apparently very accomplished pilot practice landings on normal length runways in a computer sim? To me, it makes perfect sense for him to try and hone his skills in the simulation world for a scenario that he might face in the real world.
37 posted on 06/22/2014 10:08:52 AM PDT by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Dubh_Ghlase

But that is the point: it’s very apparent that a 777 might be suspicious.

Besides, Moslem MO is to shock and awe. If this plane was to be used, it would be too long waiting for the real action. We know it started, but it should be so fast we can’t do anything about it. Like 9/11.

We’re already aware.


38 posted on 06/22/2014 11:56:38 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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Someone early on must have been given a heads up:

http://www.duncansteel.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/V_2D_2.png

This charted flight path hits New Amsterdam right on —


39 posted on 06/22/2014 1:20:20 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Interesting that somebody wants to make the captain the bad guy. Who would want to do that? hmmmm....

Maybe the people who offed the 20 computer experts who were on their way to China?


40 posted on 06/22/2014 1:30:59 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Uncle Chip
My guess as to the island on his computeror is New Amsterdam:

I don't see any airport there. Just a tiny village at the northeast corner.

It doesn't look like the topography would be very favorable to constructing an airport.

41 posted on 06/22/2014 1:39:20 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: ladyjane

Actually the liberal mentality has been in charge of this investigation for the last 3 months — that mentality that blames inanimate objects for crimes rather than the people who operate them — like blaming guns for shootings and computers and planes for crashes.

No one’s ever to blame — no one’s ever at the controls — these things just have a mind of their own


42 posted on 06/22/2014 1:41:35 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: cynwoody

I think that’s why he needed a simulator — to practice landing on topography like that or on a short strip of asphalt road or in a crabrun on the beach or in the waters just offshore.

The first investigators must have suspected this or gotten a heads-up from his computer — note their yellow NTSB flight path. It ends up right at New Amsterdam — right on the last Inmarsat arc:

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

And IIRC early on there was a significant air and sea search of the waters right there.

He may not have made it but it doesn’t mean that he didn’t try — that is, if that is the island in his computer.


43 posted on 06/22/2014 1:56:30 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Are we really aware? Looks like the “That happened months ago, who cares?” crowd is already purging the plane from the memory of the low-information voter. If it didn’t crash, and was indeed hijacked to become a weapon, most will never remember it until after the crater. They’ll read about it somewhere behind beibers next folly and the kardashian divorce...just like zero...


44 posted on 06/22/2014 7:12:47 PM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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https://www.facebook.com/178566888854999/photos/pcb.740971779281171/740971732614509/?type=1&theater

Red flight path to S28 E98.1 as MH370 flies @ 460mph would be 3336 miles from KLA.

Yellow flight path to Amsterdam Island S37.84 E87.55 as the MH370 flies @ 518mph would be 4230 miles from KLA and that path is here:

http://www.duncansteel.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/V_2D_2.png

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%8Ele_Amsterdam


45 posted on 06/23/2014 4:43:48 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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The Australian government started by searching near the northeast end of the seventh arc, partly because that location was consistent with an aircraft that was limping slowly through the sky because it was damaged, or one that had burned a great deal of fuel in altitude changes.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/world/asia/new-search-plan-for-malaysia-airlines-flight-370-is-based-on-farther-controlled-flying.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

I don’t recall this search unless he is referring to the South China Sea search —


46 posted on 06/24/2014 7:43:38 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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MH370 pilot’s wife breaks silence, confirms Zaharie’s voice from cockpit, says The Telegraph

https://my.news.yahoo.com/mh370-pilot-wife-breaks-silence-confirms-zaharie-voice-134146905.html

So are the Malaysian investigators now going to call her a liar or tell her that she doesn’t know her own husband’s voice???


47 posted on 06/24/2014 8:52:47 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Did they look ON the island? Wouldn’t that be fun?


48 posted on 06/24/2014 1:40:30 PM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: Jaded

I hope so —

But my guess is that they realized that he did not have the fuel nor the time to get there and it would not have been possible to reach it by autopilot. So they searched the waters short of there and left it at that.


49 posted on 06/24/2014 2:02:12 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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