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Expecting the worst: Families await news of missing Malaysian airliner (2 stolen passports)
CNN ^ | 3/8/14 | Mariano Castillo and Ralph Ellis

Posted on 03/08/2014 7:36:15 AM PST by jimbo123

The search for a commercial jetliner that seemingly vanished without warning between Malaysia and Vietnam continued into the night as dark fell on Asia, officials said.

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For instance, after the airline released a manifest, Austria denied that one of its citizens was onboard the flight as the list stated. The Austrian citizen was safe and sound, and his passport had been stolen two years ago, Austrian Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Weiss told CNN.

Similarly, Italy's foreign ministry confirmed that no Italians were onboard MH370, even though an Italian was listed on the manifest. Malaysian officials said they were aware of reports that the Italian's passport was also stolen, but had not confirmed it.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: austria; cesena; iran; islam; italy; louismaraldi; malaysia; mh370; muslims; nicolemeng; philipwood; religionofpieces; rop; vietnam; waronterror; yanzhang
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2 stolen passports. Austrian and Italian.
1 posted on 03/08/2014 7:36:15 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Lots of radical Muslims in Malaysia and Indonesia.


2 posted on 03/08/2014 7:38:56 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

Targeting who? Chinese?


3 posted on 03/08/2014 7:39:37 AM PST by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: jimbo123

OMG!!


4 posted on 03/08/2014 7:39:56 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: jimbo123

I Barry really on vacation or did he sneak out unnoticed during the Crisis.


5 posted on 03/08/2014 7:40:50 AM PST by mountainlion
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To: jimbo123

Will Malaysia resort to strip searching it’s citizens?

America has some used naked scanners, we could sell them. They won’t detect a bomb, but they are great entertainment for security personnel.


6 posted on 03/08/2014 7:41:36 AM PST by DannyTN
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To: jimbo123

Religion of peace showing it’s peaceful side again?


7 posted on 03/08/2014 7:41:45 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: mountainlion

I Barry really on vacation or did he sneak out unnoticed during the Crisis.

Correction:

IS Barry on vacation?


8 posted on 03/08/2014 7:41:58 AM PST by mountainlion
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Why not? Look at what those Muslims did with the mass stabbing.


9 posted on 03/08/2014 7:42:15 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: mountainlion

We can only hope he was using a stolen passport.


10 posted on 03/08/2014 7:42:27 AM PST by DannyTN
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To: jimbo123

Anything or anyone else ‘interesting’ / ‘significant’ / etc on the passenger manifest list?


11 posted on 03/08/2014 7:42:36 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Ann Archy

Two on the same flight?

And nobody at passport control noticed they were stolen(they weren’t on a computer list somewhere)?

Really, really poor security; or else cooperation by officials at the airport? (That’s not impossible.)

All speculative, of course.

The two travelers with phony documents may just been criminals of some sort, using phony papers.

But, the doorway to believing that this was NOT terror-related, is closing pretty fast...


12 posted on 03/08/2014 7:42:46 AM PST by CondorFlight (I)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Uyghur muslims targeting China.


13 posted on 03/08/2014 7:42:48 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
Doing some profiling here because I not politically correct.

Cap. Zaharie Ahmad Shah, a 53-year-old Malaysian, has 18,365 total flying hours and joined Malaysia Airlines in 1981, the website said. The first officer is Fariq Ab.Hamid, 27, a Malaysian with a total of 2,763 flying hours. He joined Malaysia Airlines in 2007.

My guess is ROP is at it again. The aviation expert FoxNews interviewed earlier this morning seemed to agree.

14 posted on 03/08/2014 7:43:52 AM PST by iceskater (Enjoy your chains, comrades.)
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To: mountainlion

Miami area I believe.

He’s got “bundlers” all over the country who own exquisite estates. Makes for a great vacay.


15 posted on 03/08/2014 7:44:03 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: jimbo123

Terrorism is now the likely cause. The 777 hasn’t had an air crash since being commissioned and it’s a pretty safe plane with very few incidents and now we have two people reported aboard the plane who were not there. The next question is... How did they get the explosives aboard?


16 posted on 03/08/2014 7:44:46 AM PST by jerod (Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
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To: Sir Napsalot

passenger mainfest posted earlier,......

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3130967/posts?page=2#2


17 posted on 03/08/2014 7:47:58 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: CondorFlight

REALLY....REALLY Poor Security!!


18 posted on 03/08/2014 7:49:03 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: jerod

It would be easy for a jihadist working at the airport with access to planes on the ground to plant something. Cleaning staff, food service, maintenance, etc.


19 posted on 03/08/2014 7:50:18 AM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: jimbo123

This happened very fast, and not over the best part of the world (under statement). Not a good sign.


20 posted on 03/08/2014 7:50:47 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: jerod

You might find the situation with Venezuelan planes interesting. Apparently, a lot of luggage has been going aboard those planes, far more than can be accounted for by the number of passengers.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130926/venezuela-overhauls-airport-security-amid-drug-smuggling-scandal

Clearly, airline security has some loopholes.


21 posted on 03/08/2014 7:53:42 AM PST by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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22 posted on 03/08/2014 7:54:18 AM PST by the_daug
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans
Targeting who? Chinese?

Could be. I don't remember which province it was, but IIRC south China had a burgeoning myslim population that made demands of establishing a sharia "state" within China a few years ago. The Chinese military put them down pretty hard, so this could be a muslim terror attack in retaliation.

Doubt we'll ever know the truth since the Chinese have a long history of brutally squashing dissidents and covering up their disappearances. No reason to think they wouldn't do the same here.

23 posted on 03/08/2014 7:55:53 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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How did they get the explosives aboard?

They carried them aboard -- hiding the components somewhere other than next to their genitals -- which is the only part of a person that gets seriously searched these days.

24 posted on 03/08/2014 7:56:22 AM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Three Americans, including an infant — Nicole Meng, Philip Wood, Yan Zhang.


25 posted on 03/08/2014 7:56:58 AM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans
Targeting who? Chinese?

Targeting the global media to demonstrate that they can still bring down planes in order to fill hand-wringers everywhere with "terror."

26 posted on 03/08/2014 7:58:38 AM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans
Targeting who? Chinese?

Did you miss the multiple casualty uyghur train platform knife attack last week?

27 posted on 03/08/2014 7:59:02 AM PST by null and void ( Obama is Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!)
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Uyghur muslims targeting China.

DING! Winner. That's the group that demanded China establish a separate sharia state a few years ago. (Could have been longer, my memory is going bad in my older years.) The Chinese put them down very hard at the time, very likely this is a revenge attack.

28 posted on 03/08/2014 7:59:29 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: jimbo123

No one seems to have picked up on the obvious ‘conspiracy theory’ yet.

I think the flight passed over some North Korean SAM installation, and some stressed out NK Officer mis-identified the airliner as a bogey and fired one off.


29 posted on 03/08/2014 8:01:44 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (I just messed up my tagline. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: jerod

Don’t need explosives if the pilot and co-pilot are willing to turn off the black box and dive into the ocean.


30 posted on 03/08/2014 8:04:23 AM PST by Mercat
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To: jerod

They were mentioning on the news last week about being wary of foreign flights coming to the US because they thought the “shoe bomb” was back.


31 posted on 03/08/2014 8:06:13 AM PST by windcliff
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To: usconservative

You’re probably thinking of the Uyghurs, primarily in far northwestern China in a province that abuts pretty much all the -stans.


32 posted on 03/08/2014 8:09:01 AM PST by Ready4Freddy
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To: UCANSEE2
I dont think so.....


33 posted on 03/08/2014 8:10:23 AM PST by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: UCANSEE2

I suppose that’s possible, but isn’t Korea close to the end of the flight path?


34 posted on 03/08/2014 8:10:53 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: jimbo123

Our MSM is doing a very careful investigation to see whether any of the Americans belonged to the Tea Party.


35 posted on 03/08/2014 8:16:34 AM PST by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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To: Ready4Freddy

Wasn’t Uyghurs the guy that worked at MSNBC. I guess he spawned a whole tribe of himself. These lefties won’t stop they’re mayhem.


36 posted on 03/08/2014 8:22:49 AM PST by certrtwngnut (')
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To: jimbo123

Interesting fact... One passport was from Italy, the other from Austria. That means two people boarding who probably were Caucasian in appearance. Uyghur in appearance... not likely. The passports were both stolen in Thailand, the Austrian’s was two years ago and the Italian’s was stolen last August. This was a well planned operation... They need to find the persons who stole the passports because there will likely be very little evidence left from the plane wreckage, if any.


37 posted on 03/08/2014 8:34:01 AM PST by jerod (Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
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To: Mercat

Little correction: You CAN’T turn off the black box. It runs constantly, and the pilots have nothing to say about it.


38 posted on 03/08/2014 8:37:47 AM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: jerod
I wouldn't say the 777 has never experienced a crash landing...albeit a soft one.

Polish 777 Experiences Belly Landing

39 posted on 03/08/2014 8:41:36 AM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: hoagy62

that’s a 767. you’re spreading incorrect information


40 posted on 03/08/2014 8:49:47 AM PST by airplaneguy
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Don’t need explosives if the pilot and co-pilot are willing to turn off the black box and dive into the ocean.

Highly unlikely. In that part of the world, Muslims are in the majority, most of them perfectly nice people with families and jobs. The passengers with stolen European passports are probably the guilty parties. Or some missiles fired from ships could have brought down the plane.

41 posted on 03/08/2014 8:53:46 AM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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Aw, hell...you’re right. My apologies.


42 posted on 03/08/2014 8:54:58 AM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: jerod

Thailand?


43 posted on 03/08/2014 8:55:38 AM PST by Ready4Freddy
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To: jerod

Hhmmm...A friend of mine went to Thailand several years ago...her traveling companion had her passport stolen....when she left it with the hotel front desk safe


44 posted on 03/08/2014 9:02:26 AM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: CondorFlight

//And nobody at passport control noticed they were stolen(they weren’t on a computer list somewhere)//

It is my understanding that most countries do not share stolen passport info, or do so only for a short time. Since the passports were stolen last August and 2 years ago, it is likely that the passport office wouldn’t have a flag on them.


45 posted on 03/08/2014 9:14:56 AM PST by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian. I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.)
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To: jimbo123

why couldn’t the airline confirm those passports as stolen before boarding those passengers?

computer check? D’OH!


46 posted on 03/08/2014 9:38:58 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: jerod

shoplifters and thieves steal farang passports at resorts, then resell them on black market
wanna guess how many passports stolen in Thailand and other parts of world every year?

almost impossible


47 posted on 03/08/2014 9:42:34 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: nascarnation

Miami area I believe.

Did he sneak off to meet someone somewhere?


48 posted on 03/08/2014 9:43:49 AM PST by mountainlion
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To: jerod
Here is an idea that will get the koom by ya humanitarian liberals the self hating jews and guilty whites up in arms not to mention the political skanks who encourage support and try to convince us on a daily basis that these animals are peace loving and a legitimate religion, every time we find proof and evidence pointing to an area, house, tent or mosque we make a parking lot out of it pronto! we make a world wide announcement that we will find the names of each of you and annihilate your entire generational family period end of story.
49 posted on 03/08/2014 10:06:04 AM PST by ronnie raygun (zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
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To: silverleaf

Yeah... Lot’s of people steal passports, but they usually don’t end up on planes the drop out of the sky. The missing passports are the key and they were obviously white. There are not a lot of Asian people with the name Luigi out there.


50 posted on 03/08/2014 11:01:33 AM PST by jerod (Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
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