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Missing jet WAS carrying highly flammable lithium batteries: CEO of Malaysian Airlines
Daily Mail ^ | 3-21-14 | Simon Tomlinson

Posted on 03/21/2014 4:05:52 PM PDT by dynachrome

Malaysian Airlines today confirmed that flight MH370 had been carrying highly flammable lithium-ion batteries in its cargo hold, re-igniting speculation that a fire may have caused its disappearance.

The admission by CEO Ahmad Jauhari comes four days after he denied the aircraft was carrying any dangerous items and nearly two weeks after the plane went missing.

He said the authorities were investigating the cargo, but did not regard the batteries as hazardous - despite the law dictating they are classed as such - because they were packaged according to safety regulations.

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Missing jet WAS carrying highly flammable lithium batteries: CEO of Malaysian Airlines finally admits to dangerous cargo four days after DENYING it

1 posted on 03/21/2014 4:05:52 PM PDT by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

I knew this last week when one of the horde of analysts mentioned it.


2 posted on 03/21/2014 4:08:04 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: dynachrome

Sigh. another day, another theory.


3 posted on 03/21/2014 4:09:04 PM PDT by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: cripplecreek

Malaysian authorities denying it is pretty bizarre, though


4 posted on 03/21/2014 4:09:59 PM PDT by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: dynachrome

LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL c’mon man r u kidding me? Flammable gas onboard..... beans served for snack. Plane carrying huge amounts of Kerosene (in it’s wings).

This plane was HIJACKED. This is the ONE thing we know for sure. Why? Where is it? We don’t know, but it wasn’t some lithium battery BS.


5 posted on 03/21/2014 4:12:18 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: dynachrome

I think it’s a cover for more sinister stuff going on.


6 posted on 03/21/2014 4:12:20 PM PDT by hsmomx3
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To: dynachrome

the lithium batteries are very dangerous — if they are not securely restrained, they will go into the cockpit and program a new route into the flight management computer and switch off the transponder


7 posted on 03/21/2014 4:12:42 PM PDT by Meet the New Boss
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To: dynachrome
or wasit captired by a


8 posted on 03/21/2014 4:13:37 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: dynachrome

The media has ignored it but the info was out there.

(From the 14th) PRBA - The Rechargeable Battery Association Statement on Malaysian Air Flight MH370

http://finance.dailyherald.com/dailyherald/news/read?GUID=26693465


9 posted on 03/21/2014 4:14:03 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: faucetman

bttt


10 posted on 03/21/2014 4:15:14 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: dynachrome

SO they ignited, turned off the transponders, killed the crew and passenger?

And then the burning plane flew for 7 hours?


11 posted on 03/21/2014 4:15:46 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: dynachrome

Let me add:

Missing jet WAS carrying highly flammable lithium
batteries:

Missing jet WAS carrying a large amount of highly flammable clothing in it’s cargo hold. Much of this clothing was concealed in suitcases.


12 posted on 03/21/2014 4:15:48 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: faucetman

I think it probably was hijacked also, but...

(From one of my hobbies):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DcpANRFrI4


13 posted on 03/21/2014 4:17:22 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture)
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To: dynachrome
Missing jet WAS carrying highly flammable lithium batteries:

Totally not germane to the known facts.

14 posted on 03/21/2014 4:20:17 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: dynachrome

Yeah. It just irritates me that one of the FOX analysts said it on air last week and tonight they call it breaking news.

As far as the Malaysians are concerned, they appear to be terrified to say or do anything.


15 posted on 03/21/2014 4:20:45 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: steve86
What do this plane, car, and helicopter all have in common?
16 posted on 03/21/2014 4:22:29 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: dynachrome

I heard it also had a motorcycle in the cargo that had a car tire mounted on the rear.

Almost every biker forum I have dropped in on has a bunch of yahoos claiming a car tire on a bike is a ticking time bomb.


17 posted on 03/21/2014 4:22:40 PM PDT by Spartan302
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To: dynachrome

Mr. Airplane Man:
“You are so full of chit yer eyes are.....well.....”

You will now make any outrageous claim to give cover for you and your employees incompetence to ensure something like this could never happen.

You, are cruel, inhumane and soul less to dangle a dppleganger in front of the families.

You should be assuaging them best you can and helping them forward with their lives.

May you accidentally fall into a punji pit filled with leeches and scorpions


18 posted on 03/21/2014 4:23:01 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: dynachrome
so the batteries turned off the transponder and changed the flight path in the computer...
19 posted on 03/21/2014 4:23:01 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: faucetman
This plane was HIJACKED. This is the ONE thing we know for sure

We do?

20 posted on 03/21/2014 4:23:16 PM PDT by pfflier
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To: Meet the New Boss

Can’t they be stopped at preboarding?!!!!

/S


21 posted on 03/21/2014 4:24:28 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: dynachrome
Well, that makes sense.

The first thing you do when a fire breaks out is to turn off the transponders and turn west and fly for 4 hours.

22 posted on 03/21/2014 4:24:48 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: SandRat

A flying sombrero???

/S


23 posted on 03/21/2014 4:25:19 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: BenLurkin

They’re all powered by greenhouse-gas-generating fossil fuels!!!


24 posted on 03/21/2014 4:25:45 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: dynachrome

He said this, then immediately went home with his wife, Morgan Fairchild.


25 posted on 03/21/2014 4:25:49 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: steve86

Are you the one making those great videos?


26 posted on 03/21/2014 4:28:28 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: BenLurkin

Li-ion batteries normally are much more resistant to ignition than li-poly, but flame-ups CAN occur, like the notorious B-787.

The li-poly type, OTOH, can puff up and spit fire (not an actual explosion) at the drop of a hat. It is absolutely guaranteed with sustained over-charge.


27 posted on 03/21/2014 4:29:52 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture)
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To: Izzy Dunne

IIRC, a pilot was interviewed who claimed that there was a fire on the plane, at which point the pilot did his best at maneuvering to deprive it of oxygen, then made a left hand turn toward the nearest airport. He speculated that smoke overwhelmed the interior and the plane was then on autopilot, when it flew for four hours and then into the ocean. This theory does sound plausible to me, but it may or may not be correct.


28 posted on 03/21/2014 4:30:12 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Vendome
Can’t they be stopped at preboarding?!!!!

They're very friendly and can talk their way past most security.


29 posted on 03/21/2014 4:33:01 PM PDT by Meet the New Boss
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To: dynachrome

LOL! The next thing we are going to hear is the pilot wanted to keep the fire secret, broadcast ‘Good night,’ diverted course during the transition zone to Vietnam air space, and turned off ACARS and the transponder .


30 posted on 03/21/2014 4:33:30 PM PDT by QT3.14
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To: MHGinTN

No, but I do own nearly identical batteries.


31 posted on 03/21/2014 4:34:13 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture)
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To: Spartan302
I did see a auto temporary spare being used as a bike tire once.
32 posted on 03/21/2014 4:38:15 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama phones= Bread and circuits.)
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To: trisham

That theory would be plausible if the fact that the plane did the westerly turn 12 minutes BEFORE the last radio contact with the plane where the co-pilot said “Alright good night” unless the pilots were psychics and saw this supposed fire coming in a premonition this theory does not make sense..now if the turn was made AFTER the last radio contact I might be willing to believe the smoke in the cockpit theory


33 posted on 03/21/2014 4:40:12 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: QT3.14

Yep, pilots were Nostradamus, saw the fire coming..it was a vision, a vision they saw in their heads in advance..damn, if only I could talk to them and get lotto numbers


34 posted on 03/21/2014 4:41:17 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: dynachrome

More BS and a waste of time. Where is the airplane?


35 posted on 03/21/2014 4:48:22 PM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: dynachrome

“highly flammable lithium batteries”

First off, Lithium ion batteries are not “highly flammable”. They happen to hold a lot of energy in a small space, but so does jet fuel. For that matter, aluminum and chlorates make one hell of an explosion.

Yes, lithium ion batteries can be dangerous, but not if they are shipped properly.


36 posted on 03/21/2014 4:50:26 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: Meet the New Boss

Eveel lil bass turd.

Sheesh!!!!

Gives me the hinkeys.

They jus kinda sneak up on yuh ....

It’s the kids. Yeah, the kids. No more in flight entertainment.

(That sucked. Thought it’d get funny as I typed. oh well)


37 posted on 03/21/2014 4:51:32 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: dynachrome

Lithium batteries did not bring down the flight no matter what the lawyers and their shills will want to claim.


38 posted on 03/21/2014 4:55:20 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: dynachrome

Every laptop and cell phone in the cabin probably had a Li-ion battery in it.


39 posted on 03/21/2014 4:58:09 PM PDT by bubbacluck (America 180)
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To: dynachrome
Doesn't account for the change of course.

And if you want to say there was a fire....there still wouldn't be any reason to turn off the transponder etc etc.

40 posted on 03/21/2014 4:58:46 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: cripplecreek
The Rechargeable Battery Association

Are they repeat offenders??

If so then charge them and put them away where they belong.

41 posted on 03/21/2014 4:59:10 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: faucetman

Wouldn’t be surprised if it was carrying a couple of “suitcases” and I think they landed someplace. Where????


42 posted on 03/21/2014 5:00:38 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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43 posted on 03/21/2014 5:03:03 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: dynachrome

I don’t doubt the CEO of Malaysia airlines would claim there were snakes on the plane if he thought it would deflect from their massive incompetence.


44 posted on 03/21/2014 5:03:03 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: dynachrome

I’d rather get on an airplane with lithium batteries in it than Muslims in it. At least batteries don’t get ‘sudden Jihadi syndrome’.


45 posted on 03/21/2014 5:03:50 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Chode
so the batteries turned off the transponder and changed the flight path in the computer...

Maybe it was the absence of lithium that was the problem. The pilot may have been bipolar and off his lithium.

46 posted on 03/21/2014 5:03:57 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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“SO they ignited, turned off the transponders, killed the crew and passenger?

And then the burning plane flew for 7 hours?”

Perfect analysis, and just about what I was going to post. If the plane flew for many hours after diving below radar, that points to exactly one thing - a stolen plane. I’m mainly curious about what happened to the passengers at this point.


47 posted on 03/21/2014 5:11:55 PM PDT by PreciousLiberty
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To: dynachrome

So thats why the pilots turned off the transponders and changed course for 5 plus hours. Yeh thats the ticket! :-)


48 posted on 03/21/2014 5:17:36 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: Meet the New Boss; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ...

LOL!


49 posted on 03/21/2014 5:24:08 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: dynachrome

Every jet is carrying lithium batteries in its hold, because people simply leave them in their luggage and it’s often not detected when they scan the bags.

Sorry, but the story where the plane mysteriously caught fire, nobody was able to communicate, the pilots and the entire crew and passengers were dead immediately is even weirder than the center fuel tank explanation. Also, there was another flight engineer in the cabin (as a passenger), so surely somebody could have communicated with the ground.

Did the center fuel tank in Flight 800 blow up? Of course. But that was after it was hit by a missile or a bomb.

Was there a fire on this flight? I don’t think so, because there were certainly enough people who could have communicated something to somebody somewhere.


50 posted on 03/21/2014 5:24:35 PM PDT by livius
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