Skip to comments.MH370 Passenger With Stolen Passport Identified as Iranian Man, 19
Posted on 03/11/2014 3:01:10 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA
One of the two men who boarded Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 with a stolen passport was identified as a 19-year-old Iranian with no known terrorist connections, authorities said at a press conference today.
Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said the man, named Pouria Nour Mohammad Mehrdad, was likely trying to enter Germany to seek asylum. His mother contacted authorities after he didn't arrive in Frankfurt.
The other man who boarded the flight with a stolen passport has not been identified.
The announcement was the first certain piece of news in what has become a baffling mystery over the fate of the missing jetliner. Earlier Tuesday, authorities expanded their search for the Boeing 777 on the opposite side of the countrys coast from where it disappeared days ago with 239 people on board.
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What bad luck.
This reminds me of that Twilight zone episode where the plane hits the Jet stream and goes back in time and “no trace of her was ever found”. It could have been BOO who blew it up (Brothers of Obama) but I have a funny feeling it’s something else entirely.
"Malaysian police said Tuesday they had identified one of two men who boarded a missing Malaysian jet with fake passports as a 19-year-old Iranian believed to be seeking to emigrate to Germany."
Amazing how they can rule out terrorism so quickly when virtually no facts are known.
> Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said the man, named Pouria Nour Mohammad Mehrdad, was likely trying to enter Germany to seek asylum.
Yeah, let’s listen to Khalid Abu Bakar, and all the official denials that this was a terrorist act.
I can really only think of one scenario where a plane completely disappears from radar and then existence without any mayday call.
It involves either a surface to air missile, an air to air missile, or a bomb smuggled on board somehow.
if it were the latter, I think someone would have claimed credit for there successful terrorist act by now. If it were the former, I think the responsible government would be very carefully covering things up.
Or......as is most likely the case, they were trying to escape Iran.
Fisherman Azid Ibrahim, 66, in Kota Baru, told the New Strait Times that an airplane appeared to fly low below the clouds which he followed for about five minutes before it disappeared. He was out at the sea with six other fishermen about 14.4 km (8.9 miles) from Kuala Besar in Pantai Cahaya Bulan.
Ibrahim said the plane was flying so low that he could see its lights "as big as coconuts". He had spotted the plane with his friend at about 1:30am local time, while all his fellow fishermen were fast asleep in the boat.
"I only heard about the plane yesterday. My friend, Pak Da asked me where the plane was heading to at this time of night," Ibrahim said, adding it was flying lower than usual.
The fisherman reported the incident to the police the next morning after he heard the news of the missing plane around the coast, and his account was telecast by a local broadcaster RTM.
About 30 km (18.6 miles) away from Kota Baru, businessman Alif Fathi Abdul Hadi, 29, lodged a report with the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) that he saw "bright white lights", descending fast into the sea at about 1:45am the same day.
He was going towards the backyard of his house when he saw the "white lights" as used in planes during night flights, heading towards Bachok, which was unusual, according to him.
"I was walking towards the rear of my house when I saw the lights, and wondered where it was heading to," he said.
"The airspace here is like a highway for aircraft and they usually travel in route patterns, but this one went completely towards the other way.
"..It was going towards the sea, near Bachok."
But, he admitted, he was not sure if the white lights were actually from a plane, adding there were no blinking red lights, and that the "white lights" vanished behind a line of coconut trees.
Alif did not consider this unusual and did not think much about it, until he too heard about the missing jetliner the next day, and filed the report with the authorities.
The "eyewitnesses", however, did not describe any accompanying sound of the plane's impact with the sea upon the claimed crash.
Saying that these 2 were likely not terrorists, doesn’t rule out a terrorist act by someone else.
Or maybe one Iranian “asylum seeker” was so important to the Iranian regime that the second Iranian went on the plane just to bring the whole thing down. /s
It appears wherever Muslims are involved, any resulting harm, damage and death is deemed 'an act of god' and therefore not prosecutable. Spit.
Nah, they’re too young
“The mental gymnastics involved in declaring this suddenly missing passenger flight is not likely the victim of terrorism ...”
Who said that?
Not to imply that the IRI hasn’t crashed planes in the past in order to get rid of people. They have.
"...not likely the victim of terrorism ... who said that?"The Malaysian police (authorities)
Because planes never crash without a terrorist being involved.
:: It involves either a surface to air missile, an air to air missile, or a bomb smuggled on board somehow. ::
The first two in your list are also known as “center fuel tank spark from loose wiring”