Skip to comments.Malaysia Airlines MH370: Confusion over plane last location
Posted on 03/12/2014 2:54:14 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Search teams are scouring waters off both sides of the Malaysian peninsula, amid confusion over a missing Malaysia Airlines plane's last known location.
Malaysia's air force chief has denied reports that the plane was tracked to the Malacca Strait in the west.
Vietnam has despatched a plane to investigate an eyewitness report of a possible object burning in the sky east of Vietnam. --SNIP--
On Wednesday, Malaysia's air force chief Rodzali Daud denied remarks attributed to him in local media that a missing Malaysia Airlines plane was tracked by military radar to the Malacca Strait, far west of its planned route.
Gen Daud said he "did not make any such statements", but the air force had "not ruled out the possibility of an air turn-back".
Meanwhile, Vietnam said it had deployed aircraft to investigate a possible sighting of the plane.
Doan Huu Gia, deputy general director of Vietnam's air traffic management, said: "We received an email from a New Zealander who works on one of the oil rigs off Vung Tau.
"He said he spotted a burning [object] at that location, some 300 km (200 miles) southeast of Vung Tau."
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This information further increases my suspicion that something happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Actually that was pretty funny.
“This information further increases my suspicion that something happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.”
I think you’re right...there’s something out of the ordinary here.
Well, might as well give my guess. I’m guessing that this plane is sitting intact and hidden on some remote airstrip. There were lots of military strips laid down during WWII in this part of the world. Why would terrors do this? Well, perhaps they have a grand plan for this plane. Who knows, fly it into some tall skyscraper, a sporting event, maybe deliver a bomb or chemicals. Anyway, I think those two Iranians along with the manifest list should be checked out for previous pilot or technical aircraft training. Somebody, either a passenger or one of the pilots shut off the transponders and other electrical signal emitting systems on that plane so that it became invisible. In my humble opinion there were no technical or mechanical malfunctions on that plane.....
“Actually that was pretty funny. “
No, it is NOT funny. That being said, there still remains a remote possibility that the plane was hi-jacked and crashed, or even landed somewhere. The clue is that radar indicated a U-turn before loosing contact. Subsequent loss of contact would be a result of not just crashing, but the plane descending below radar coverage.
If nothing happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 it would have landed in Beijing by now. So something probably happened.
My theory is . . . The navigational box (FMC) was inputted wrong. Wrong waypoint. No one double checked as per procedure and they went there merry way. Got to top of climb, asked for dinner, bullshitting with flight attendants. Not paying attention. Captain closes his eyes to rest. Plane turn to wrong inputted waypoint. At night, no one really feels it or checks it. After period of time they realise they are not where they are suppose to be.
Pilots turn OFF transponder in a effort to cover up their mistake. Yeah, I know its stupid on their part, but actually its more common practice than anyone here realises
Culturally, they will not ask for help, nor admit they made a mistake to anyone outside the cockpit. They now are in a panic for many reasons. Mostly their job and career. Fully desperate, they may even go low below the radar so to speak, so as not be seen until they figure things out
After that anyones guess. Do they panic more? The autopilot has become disengaged without anyone realising it? That could occur if pilots are frantically inputting and pressing engage, or moving the control in a upset/panic mode to get plane turn in the right direction. Happens many times. Yes their is a warning horn for when it becomes disengaged, but in this scenario both heads are down "in the box" as we call it or mostly focused on other tasks at hand. No one is paying attention nor flying the plane. No delegation of duties. They desperately trying to figure where they are at and how to get back to where they are suppose to be.
In a slow descent, no one paying attention, or plane rolls inverted and now they are completely and hopelessly situationally lost.
For you non believers and conspiracy buffs, I just described numerous crashes that have taken place before. However, most are found on land.
Fire away flamers
After all of this time of shedding more common explanations, speculating about "conspiracy" possibilities makes sense. The less likely has become even more possible.
Is it terrorism if we don't know what happened? I would submit "yes". We've come to expect violence and terrorist attacks and factor them into our everyday lives. But the unknown? That's still unsettling.
I remember one of the self-overrated Kennedies flying upside down in the haze before diving into the ocean, but can that happen in a jumbo? Isn't there some sort of automatic thing to prevent that?
Last Updated Mar 12, 2014 2:43 AM EDT
The mystery over the fate of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 became even more convoluted Wednesday when Malaysia’s air force chief denied earlier remarks that the missing plane had reversed direction and reached the Strait of Malacca before vanishing.
After the Air France crash, pilots are now being trained to recover.
But if these sherlocks are situationally lost, its mostly panic in the cockpit
Yes, I agree -- and I have citations to back my view.
Wow! A logical, rational, calm analysis of what might have happened to this plane without involving Chinese, Malaysian, Russian, Ukrainian or Obama secret missiles, suicide bombers who book onward flights to Germany to meet their mothers, isolated airstrips, hidden caves, anthrax bombs, or alien abduction.
How very boring, I was really enjoying discovering just how many utter headbangers actually hung around this website and now you’ve ruined it all with your completely sensible post
It is my thesis that something BAD happened to Malaysian Flight 370.
There. I said it.
How do we know they aren’t still in a holding pattern? Has anyone checked with Beijing air traffic control?
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