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Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet: Man with Stolen Passport Identified
The Telegraph ^ | Malcolm Moore

Posted on 03/10/2014 10:05:00 AM PDT by lbryce

One of the two men who boarded the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 with a stolen passport has been identified by police.

Investigators from Malaysia and the United States have been examining closed-circuit television feeds from Kuala Lumpur airport and biometric data on the two stolen passports in an attempt to understand whether the men were trying to enter Europe illegally, or whether they had more sinister motives.

Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, the head of Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation, said the causes of the disappearance remained an "unprecedented mystery".

He said he could not reveal the nationalities of the men travelling on stolen passports, but that they were "not Asian-looking".

"We have looked at the footage of the video and the photographs – it is confirmed now that they are not Asian-looking males," he said. "Do you know what he [Mario Balotelli] looks like?" he asked reporters.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; malaysia; mh370; miisingjet; muslims; waronterror
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He said he could not reveal the nationalities of the men travelling on stolen passports, but that they were "not Asian-looking".
We can't tell you that they were brown-skinned Middle-Easterners wearing white bed sheets and boarding the aircraft with their pet goats because that would be 'profiling' and that would be a no-no.

Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, the head of Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation, said the causes of the disappearance remained an "unprecedented mystery".
Maybe they had accomplices working at security.

1 posted on 03/10/2014 10:05:00 AM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Any airport employees not show up for work today? Other than the ones lost in the aircraft, of course..


2 posted on 03/10/2014 10:08:06 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: lbryce
Mario Balotelli:

3 posted on 03/10/2014 10:11:24 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: lbryce

“Abdul” shocking! !


4 posted on 03/10/2014 10:11:58 AM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: Izzy Dunne

I sense a somali connection...


5 posted on 03/10/2014 10:12:17 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: lbryce
Not Asian-looking

In other words, he doesn't look like a Turk, an Israeli, an Arab, an Iranian, an Armenian, a Russian, an Afghan, a Tatar, a Mongol, a Punjabi, a Gujarati, a Tamil, a Sinhalese, a Bengali, a Vietnamese, a Laotian, a Thai, a Malay, a Burmese, a Han Chinese, a Uighur, a Manchu, a Japanese, a Yakut, etc.

6 posted on 03/10/2014 10:12:36 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: lbryce

Is it possible that the plane could still be intact—perhaps hijacked and flown to a terrorist base in northern Pakistan?


7 posted on 03/10/2014 10:15:28 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: lbryce

I think it was hijacked and went down in the jungles of Viet Nam somewhere.


8 posted on 03/10/2014 10:16:15 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: lbryce

My guess and speculation,

A workplace hazard for the martyrs - premature detonation- that took out 225 innocents.

Had they made it to their destination, the losses would have been far greater.


9 posted on 03/10/2014 10:16:19 AM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: himno hero

“Had they made it to their destination, the losses would have been far greater.”

2-4 Europe-bound wide-bodies out of China was the likely target, I believe.


10 posted on 03/10/2014 10:27:45 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: lbryce

11 posted on 03/10/2014 10:31:18 AM PDT by McGruff (Republicans need to show Obama some RSPECT.)
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To: jersey117
I think it was hijacked and went down in the jungles of Viet Nam somewhere.

I'm thinking it may have been hijacked with the intention of doing a 911 type attack somewhere in the world where they would have to fly off-course to get there but either blew up (due to passengers not cooperating) or crashed hijacker-pilot error somewhere in another area such as the Indian Ocean or South Pacific. All speculation of course.

I doubt it went down in Vietnam or anywhere else over land. Villagers would have heard or seen something.

12 posted on 03/10/2014 10:34:19 AM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: jersey117
The AC was hijacked and the new pilots disengaged all the auto alert mechanisms, steep dive to 100 feet and vectored east. Fentanyl gas was injected into the cabin air. All cellphones collected and put in lead-lined bag to cancel their signals. The pilots did a water landing in 50 feet of water off the coast and the plane settled to the floor. Whatever was in the cargo section was removed by under water team waiting in the vicinity.

The loot was spirited off in the DiscoVolante hydrofoil.

13 posted on 03/10/2014 10:34:51 AM PDT by corkoman
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To: Fiji Hill
Malaysia was part of the British Empire; therefore, I assume he was using the term “Asian” the way they do in Britain. Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Japanese and Korean people would be called “Oriental”.
14 posted on 03/10/2014 10:38:45 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: tsowellfan

This situation reminds me of the Jihad Falcon plot that Adam Gadahn was taunting authorities with a couple of years after 9/11.


15 posted on 03/10/2014 10:39:37 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: corkoman

Tom Clancy lives!


16 posted on 03/10/2014 10:48:25 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Fiji Hill
I want to emphasise that my previous post was just an assumption. You could certainly be right — and in a “Venn-diagram” sense you are certainly right (all Orientals are Asian, not all Asians are Oriental). My post was just a reminder that not every English speaker speaks American English. While “Oriental” has somehow gotten tinged with “political incorrectness” in N. America; they have no such hangups about the term in Britain (and other parts of the Commonwealth).

I think the spokesman was mainly trying to say: “the perps don't look like they came from here”.

17 posted on 03/10/2014 10:49:38 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: corkoman

Wow. Quite a detailed scenario. At this point, it’s hard to rule anything out.


18 posted on 03/10/2014 10:55:06 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: corkoman

:-D


19 posted on 03/10/2014 10:56:30 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: corkoman

And you are not on the Nut-Job Conspiracy Theory ping list because???


20 posted on 03/10/2014 10:59:53 AM PDT by null and void ( Obama is Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!)
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To: jersey117
This whole thing makes me feel like I'm watching a Twilight Zone episode--no one knows what happened to the plane, with too many contradictory stories and SAR forces not able to find the crashed plane!
21 posted on 03/10/2014 11:00:39 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: jersey117

Maybe they just hijacked the plane, turned off the ident and took it down below radar and landed somewhere. Apparently 15-17 cell phones are still ringing. That is very strange.


22 posted on 03/10/2014 11:02:01 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: MHGinTN; jersey117; Tijeras_Slim
Tom Clancy lives!

That's actually Ian Fleming. With a bit of updating, he just described the plot of the Bond movie: Thunderball.

It was subsequently remade as Never Say Never Again.

23 posted on 03/10/2014 11:03:28 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: corkoman

And somewhere, as we speak, someone is stroking his cat...


24 posted on 03/10/2014 11:03:55 AM PDT by PlateOfShrimp
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To: null and void
And you are not on the Nut-Job Conspiracy Theory ping list because???

Because he is doing quite well as a script writer.

(See my earlier post. He just described two different Bond movies).

25 posted on 03/10/2014 11:04:53 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: corkoman


"You don't say."
26 posted on 03/10/2014 11:05:59 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: lbryce
The PC madness has gone world-wide. We can't say it was a black male so now we're down to telling everyone the name of a well-known black male and saying, ‘he looks like him”.
27 posted on 03/10/2014 11:06:35 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: PlateOfShrimp

Or THRUSH.


28 posted on 03/10/2014 11:06:55 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

The world has two halves...... the Occident and the Orient.

Australia is in the Oriental half but Aussies are not Asians. Neither are Japanese or Taiwanese nor Filipinos.

Reference: Richard Haliburton, Book of Marvels Volume I and II


29 posted on 03/10/2014 11:08:33 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: corkoman

When is the movie coming out?


30 posted on 03/10/2014 11:09:50 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: corkoman

Do you drive an Aston Martin DB 5?


31 posted on 03/10/2014 11:20:01 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama phones= Bread and circuits.)
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To: lbryce

We are being bull crapped. That is why I believe this was terror related.


32 posted on 03/10/2014 11:22:06 AM PDT by dforest
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To: dforest

How do you know we’re being “bull crapped”?


33 posted on 03/10/2014 11:26:29 AM PDT by bigdaddy45
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Not all Orientals are Asians. To the Romans, the Orient was the area east of Illyricum and Dalmatia, present-day Croatia and Bosnia and included Greece and Egypt.

I consider Asians to be those from or with roots in Asia, be they from Beirut, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur or Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskii.


34 posted on 03/10/2014 11:32:44 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: corkoman
Some dude from the Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion just called asking for you.

Said his name was Blofeld...

35 posted on 03/10/2014 11:36:35 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: lbryce

since both pilots were muslim, I wonder if that is why there was ‘no word’ on what happened and the plane landed elsewhere. Seems ‘someone’ would know that but....seems someone should know if it plummeted into the sea as well.


36 posted on 03/10/2014 11:43:58 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: corkoman
...that's just crazy talk...

...what happened is plain as day...

...that little fat kid, son of the old r'orny bad guy in the Team America documentary...

...paid his secret double agent soccer player dude...

...to steal the jet and land it at his house...

...so he could fly him and his freaky little NBA friend around to the games with out anyone knowing that it's them...

...ta-da...

37 posted on 03/10/2014 12:02:35 PM PDT by cyberaxe (....Uuuummpphhhh.....)
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To: cyberaxe

Has anyone mentioned Philippine Airlines Flight 434, or the Bojinka plan yet?


38 posted on 03/10/2014 12:11:39 PM PDT by null and void ( Obama is Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!)
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To: spacejunkie2001

Lots and lots of pilots are Muslim.


39 posted on 03/10/2014 12:15:04 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: MeshugeMikey

“it was a white man in a white van” - chief moose


40 posted on 03/10/2014 12:17:54 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: BunnySlippers

and lots and lots of terrorists are muslim.


41 posted on 03/10/2014 12:19:08 PM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: Rennes Templar

Maybe it was snakes. They should make a movie about that.


42 posted on 03/10/2014 12:20:38 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: lbryce

My take. It was hijacked and flown to some airfield in Iran or Pakistan, the passengers have been removed and either imprisoned or killed and the plane is currently being filled with explosives so that it can be flown into some target city a few weeks from now.


43 posted on 03/10/2014 12:30:31 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Freedom isn't free; nor is it easy. END ALL TOTALITARIAN ACTIVITY NOW.)
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To: Fiji Hill; bert
It's interesting to see how the meaning of words changes over time, and in different places.

My main point was that not everyone uses the terms the same way that Americans do. For some inexplicable reason, “Oriental” seems to have become a politically-incorrect term in America, for people from the Orient.

In other news (and threads here), it's been mentioned that an Iranian bought the tickets, for the two traveling with stolen passports. Iran is located in Asia — yet the people were amongst the earliest "Aryans"; (a term that has fallen into disuse, for extreme political incorrectness).

44 posted on 03/10/2014 12:36:45 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

My Vietnamese wife hates the term “Asian”. She says it’s what the Brits use to refer to middle easterners and muslims. She prefers Oriental.


45 posted on 03/10/2014 12:42:56 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Freedom isn't free; nor is it easy. END ALL TOTALITARIAN ACTIVITY NOW.)
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To: bigdaddy45

I do not know for sure. All I know is that I am not buying that nobody has an idea where this plane went down.
Something isn’t right. It is more a feeling than anything else.


46 posted on 03/10/2014 12:51:55 PM PDT by dforest
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To: BuffaloJack

Most Americans always used oriental. But it didn’t give muzzies cover.


47 posted on 03/10/2014 12:53:11 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Fiji Hill
Is it possible that the plane could still be intact?

Seems unlikely given that it fell off of the radar. I presume that means radar, and not just the turning off of a position transponder, of course.

48 posted on 03/10/2014 1:09:22 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Delta Dawn

Snakes on a plane? Who would ever make a movie about that?


49 posted on 03/10/2014 1:11:30 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: MeshugeMikey

Pirates?


50 posted on 03/10/2014 2:34:58 PM PDT by virgil
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