Skip to comments.MH370 detected above Malacca Straits at 2.40am
Posted on 03/11/2014 1:58:23 AM PDT by Wayne07
The search for Malaysian Airlines MH307 plane has been expanded to Sumatran waters, north of Straits of Malacca, as military radar may have detected the missing plane in the vicinity of Pulau Perak.
A Berita Harian report today quoted the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) as saying the plane may have reversed course further than expected while on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Air Force chief Rodzali Daud ( left ) is quoted as saying that based on military radar readings from its station in Butterworth, MH370 may have turned west after Kota Bahru and flew past the east coast and Kedah.
"The last time the plane was detected was near Pulau Perak, in the Straits of Malacca, at 2.40am," Berita Harian quotes Rodzali as saying.
This contradicts with earlier reports that the aircraft had disappeared from radar screens 120 nautical miles off Kota Bharu and over the South China Sea, at 1.30am on March 8.
The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) had previously said the search for the Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, which is missing for the fourth day, had previously been focused around the waters between East Malaysia and Vietnam.
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There is an article tonight that they found a debris field in the water closer to Hong Kong. Will find it again.
Malaysia Sending Ships to Check Debris Near Hong Kong
In that area are some of the most busy shipping lanes in the world.
Looks like your update is newer than the one I found.
Weird. For the terrorist conspiracy folks, that puts it on a direct course to the most radical province in Indonesia. However, the idea it could secretly land there is nutz.
BBC map seems helpful: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26525281
Hong Kong seems a way away. We will see, busier shipping lanes would mean a higher likelihood to see something.
Interesting link... pictures of the 2 who used the stolen passports. 2 Iranians.
I’m thinking that we are now past the time that even the most remote villages and smallest fishing vessels could have relayed a message about seeing a plane crash by now.
Chinese media reports several of the passengers mobile phones were connecting when called by relatives, but the calls were not picked up.
This morning, around 11:40 [am], I called my older brothers number twice, and I got the ringing tone, said Bian Liangwei, sister of one of the passengers. At 2:00 pm, Bian called again and heard it ringing again.
If I could get through, the police could locate the position, and theres a chance he could still be alive.
She has passed on the number to Malaysia Airlines and the Chinese police.
Unfortunately, these days the widespread mentality often exists that someone else knows about and is doing something about something like this - you know, the liberal mindset.
So it’s possible that in that remote village or on that small fishing vessel, someone may have seen it, but won’t relay any message until word gets back to them that no one knows where the plane crashed.
Iranian asylum-seeker used stolen passport on Malaysia Airlines flight, police say
There was a whole thread on the calling up the mobile phone phenomenon. Here it is: http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3131568/posts?q=1&;page=1#1
Also interesting, the Iranian on the far right: http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/73496000/jpg/_73496501_iranianstillrotated_blur_2.jpg wears something that kind of looks like a cross.
I think they’ve determined that the Iranians actually were asylum seekers with no other objective and that the Iranian man who bought their tickets was sort of a professional in arranging such escapes for Iranians. They don’t seem to have been involved in terrorism and it looks like it was just an unfortunate coincidence that they were on that plane.
There were a couple of other stolen passports on the flight, and then there were the five people who checked in at the airport but never showed up for the flight, so there are still mysteries relating to the passengers.
“Hong Kong seems a way away. “
Yes...I do not see how it could have been airborne anywhere near long enough to be that far north.
So the authorities knew of this when exactly?
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