Skip to comments.No Way Zaharie Will Sabotage Flight, Say Colleagues
Posted on 03/16/2014 6:58:04 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Fellow pilots in Malaysia Airlines have come out in defence of Capt Zaharie Ahmad Shah as the probe into the disappearance of MH370 refocuses on the crew and passengers.
The pilots who had worked with the veteran colleague over the years said they did not believe that he was capable of sabotaging his own flight.
He is such a kind-hearted person and would not have been able to think of anything like this, said a close friend of Zaharie.
Zaharie is always smiling and ready with a joke, said another pilot who has flown alongside Zaharie previously. He wont do something like this.
On reports in several blogs and Facebook pages that Zaharie had been introduced by a fellow pilot to a religious teacher named Syeikhul Hadith Maulana Abd Hamid at Madrasah Miftahul Ulum, a former colleague said this was not true.
According to one of the blogs, the pilot had taken part in tabligh (Islamic missionary) activities and had expressed his wish to contribute to the development of Islamic schools.
Zaharies Facebook page, which he last updated on Jan 3, gave no indication of him harbouring any extremist views. Many of his postings reflected his political beliefs, which are in support of Pakatan Rakyat and critical of Barisan Nasional, while others highlighted his hobbies, including flying and upgrading his flight simulator, cooking, and home improvement projects.
Why did the pilot’s family move out of their home the day before the flight?
The mdm still trying to white wash the ROP
Maybe the pilot unexpectedly experienced SJS?
If he was a good Muzzie he was down for the jihad.
I think there is too much talk about the captain and not enough about the copilot.
He is young, without the track record of the captain and no one seems to know that much about him.
Agree, the copilot seems less stable than the pilot. Hope all will be revealed soon so we don’t drive ourselves around the bend speculating.
Is this misinformation? A Chinese couple,named Wong, was having a baby and as the black baby emerged from the mother,the nurse asked “and what will you name this baby”? The Father said “SUM TIN WONG”
We have “SUM TIN WONG” with this obvious coverup and I don’t mean just a little bit.
My Theory 1:
The plane supposedly went up to 45000 feet, back down to 25000 and then up and down according to radar reports. Maybe a passenger used a small explosive to break the flight deck door open and the pilots pulled up to cause the intruder to ‘fall’ to the back of the plane. There were reports of a shoe bomb plot to bust open the flight deck door...
Theory 2: Pilot(s) shut off the transponders, maintained high altitude and depressurized cabin. Passengers don their masks and die after 15 minutes because passenger O2 only lasts that long. Pilot masks last for about 1.5 hours so they wait 20 minutes and go down below 10000 feet and land the plane somewhere. A pilot friend told me about how a pilot could remove the problem of passengers attacking.
It is all so very strange. I don’t know what to think.
FWIW, Don Lemmon (CNN) is asking a guest about a possible supernatural event which made the plane disappear...
Didn’t David Copperfield once make a plane disappear, where has he been lately?
A supernatural event would be a CNN reporter asking an intelligent question.
Why go through all that trouble? Just put on a blond wig and some lipstick, the copilot would let you sit in his lap.
Its not only “strange” it is impossible. We know what happened.
As plausible a theory as all the rest! And that’s our big problem.
Find out how it is known for a sure thing that the aircraft went to 45,000 and then down to 25,000.
With the transponder turned off, there is no way to positively determine that.
At least, not when I flew. The military may have a means developed since I quit but I can not find any indication that it has.
As for going to 45,000 to kill passengers, a theory posted by the uninformed.
25,000 for a short time will do the job.
The aircraft was a 35,000. Turning off the pressurization and dumping the pressure would put them out in 3 seconds and death would come very soon after.
If there were wild altitude excursions, it would more than likely be due to a fight in the cockpit, probably between the captain and the copilot.
CNN already has the somber music cued up, so I think this whole thing is reaching “crazy-land” status.
I doubt we will find this plane until it flies towards some medium sized city in the Middle East.
Remember, the jihadis hate India and Jordan too.
“Find out how it is known for a sure thing that the aircraft went to 45,000 and then down to 25,000.”
There is no way to know for sure. Pilots have repeatedly said that information involved at this point cannot be that accurate.
But people are latching on to that info as if it really happened.
Why did the pilots family move out of their home the day before the flight?
That’s another question that hasn’t yet been answered.
I did read a couple of days ago that he had two houses, so perhaps they were just going to stay in the other house while he was flying on possibly several different routes over a period of many days.
Another question is: What was the schedule of various routes over what period of time on this “shift” for the pilots? ....US pilots on international flights may be away from home for a week or two at a time, as they are limited in flying time and must take down time between flights.
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