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China Has Satellite Images Of What May Be The Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane
Business Insider ^ | 03/12/2014 | Alex Davies

Posted on 03/12/2014 3:13:30 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Chinese officials may have satellite images of debris that could be from the Malaysia Airlines 777 jet that's been missing for five days.

According to CNN, China's State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense announced the find. The satellite images were taken on Sunday, March 9.

CNN Senior Producer Vaughn Sterling reports that the images show three objects, sized 13x18 meters, 14x19 meters, and 24x22 meteres.

The Boeing 777 took off from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday, and was headed for Beijing, with 239 people on board. So far, a massive search including dozens of ships and planes has turned up no trace of the jet. Air traffic control lost touch with the plane an hour after it took off, while it was over the Gulf of Thailand.

Here's an image from a Chinese satellite, taken on Sunday, via CNN's Jim Sciutto:

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 777; andagain; china; iran; malaysia; malaysiaairlines; mh370; oilrig; oilrigworker; searchandfind; southchinasea; terrorism; vietnam; waronterror

1 posted on 03/12/2014 3:13:30 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Mods...duplicate post...jus’ sayin’;-)


2 posted on 03/12/2014 3:14:46 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Different article, 86 seconds earlier:

China Has Satellite Images Of What May Be The Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane

And it has pictures! :-)

3 posted on 03/12/2014 3:15:38 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: SeekAndFind
But, I just noticed that my post is actually preceded by ANOTHER post, from another source:

Do These New Satellite Images Show the Remains of Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

4 posted on 03/12/2014 3:17:32 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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5 posted on 03/12/2014 3:20:27 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Is that where the plane went down or did currents carry the wreckage east?


6 posted on 03/12/2014 3:23:00 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Interesting. Can you add one more point to that map: the location of the oil rig where an engineer claims to have seen a fireball?


7 posted on 03/12/2014 3:25:41 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: justlurking

approximate oil rig location is 100 miles south of Vung Tau (iirc)


8 posted on 03/12/2014 3:29:45 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: BenLurkin

The stuff in the water is very close to the area described by the guy on the oil rig who says he saw an aircraft burning at high altitude in the compass bearing direction from his location on the rig. It sure looks like it jives with the “debris” floating location.

I took his coordinates on google earth and did the 80 km distance at about the same angle he was looking and it is a very close match.


9 posted on 03/12/2014 3:37:01 PM PDT by mazda77
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To: SgtBob

Not to worry. It will be reposted at least every two hours for a day or two, then show up again a few more times in the next week or ten days.


10 posted on 03/12/2014 4:16:32 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: jjotto

Oh, by-the-way,....did you know that the Chinese might have satellite images of aircraft debris?


11 posted on 03/12/2014 4:19:23 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: SeekAndFind

So are they sending a boat out to take a close look?


12 posted on 03/12/2014 4:42:17 PM 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: SeekAndFind

Looks like a boat full of Chinese illegals to me...

sarc


13 posted on 03/12/2014 4:47:09 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: jjotto

Probably along with Flt800 that was shot down with a missile over Long Island.


14 posted on 03/12/2014 4:49:28 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice.)
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To: SgtBob

The Chinese have better images than this one — they’re just not releasing them. They could probably read the serial # on that thing........


15 posted on 03/12/2014 5:01:24 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I’ll bet if Google Earth “unblurred” the ocean surface, an off-shore operating rig would look the same.


16 posted on 03/12/2014 6:37:09 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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