Skip to comments.Expert Believes Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight Being Held For Ransom (Theory Du Jour)
Posted on 03/19/2014 10:57:51 AM PDT by McGruff
Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is no closer to being found as the disappearance of the Boeing 777 carrying 239 people nears its two-week mark.
Pilot suicide, terrorism and hijacking are some possibilities that are being theorized to the plane as the search area expanded to 7 million square miles. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said last week that there are a number of possible scenarios that are being investigated as to what happened to the flight.
Rick Mathews, of the National Center for Security & Preparedness at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy of SUNY Albany, tells CBSDC that there is another theory that should be put into play: the missing flight is being held for ransom by a group of individuals, maybe including people from the flight crew.
You want to most likely hide the plane so that it will not be seen and get these people away from there. You want a place to prove life, confirm the fact that they are alive without giving away their location, Mathews told CBSDC, adding that this was an internal hijacking that might have been perpetrated by one or more members of the crew.
Mathews feels the hijackers will go public anytime now because the weight of the world and governments will be on them.
If they are ransoming, they want to get away with this, Mathews explained. They are not doing this as a suicidal play, they want to make use of this. They want to make sure they have a place for themselves.
Mathews believes whoever took the plane had an air strip prepared for landing and camouflage as to not be caught by satellites.
It takes a great deal of coordination to hide a plane, he said.
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The 777 is on the moon. NASA has pictures but won’t release them. I’m sure somebody on FR will post the picture.
Spot on, the lack of a ransom note proves it.
Never have the media shown to be such morons, looking to capitalize on every nut case theory, than about Flight 370.
OK. I’ll play...
If the plane was hijacked to be used as part of a subsequent terrorist attack — a la 9/11 — then the passengers are already dead along with any of the crew that weren’t in on the hijacking.
My number 1 theory is the cockpit fire. It fits the few known facts without adding in assumptions about hiding a plane that are just so unlikely as to be next-to-impossible.
Ok, I have had enough of the story of this aircraft. Call me when they find it.
I would think that ransom demands would be made within 24 hours or no more than 48.
Ransom? Isn’t it a typical tactic for demands to have been made...by now??
If they are still looking then this can’t be true —— thanks for playing!
The passengers would be useful as hostages aboard the plane as it heads toward Tel Aviv.
Not in the eyes of the IAF.
It took three long weeks to find a missing USAF A10 which happened to go down over land. There was a lot of speculation about that one too because it was loaded with live bombs (which they never found) It was ruled pilot suicide, the old CFT, Controlled Flight into Terrain.
That is my thinking too. It’s the same old double whammy the radical muslims enjoy.
If there is a ransom note, its publication would likely be a delicate matter.
So, someone will say “baruch dayan emet” while blowing up the plane! Seriously, you don’t think that will stop the Israelis, do you? Netanyahu would be faced with the choice of some 300 gentiles vs. over 400,000 Israelis...
Lets take a poll.
When you hold something/someone for ransom, don’t you have to let someone know you have it/them? < /Captain Obvious >
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