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China has new images showing object in southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia says
CNN ^ | March 22, 2014 | By Mitra Mobasherat

Posted on 03/22/2014 5:23:26 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -- China has new satellite images showing a large object floating in the southern Indian Ocean, and will be sending ships to verify, the Malaysian transport minister said Saturday.

The object is 22.5 meters long and 13 meters wide, (74 feet by 43 feet ), Hishammuddin Hussein announced. He told reporters he'd just gotten the information, and China will release more details in the "coming hours."

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; iceberg; indianocean; iran; malaysia; mh370; waronterror
A satellite image released by China shows an object in the southern Indian Ocean.
A satellite image released by China shows an object in the southern Indian Ocean.

1 posted on 03/22/2014 5:23:26 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Looks like container ship garbage. All this lost plane news is is a diversion to keep the feds out of the monitoring of political news business. Les political news = fewer dings against the FCC license to broadcast. Survival tactic = give the people junk news since they won’t complain and don’t know real news when they hear it.


2 posted on 03/22/2014 5:26:13 AM PDT by x_plus_one (Islam Delenda Est)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The only way that a piece that large would still exist is if someone had attempted a landing on water. Which is highly unlikely.


3 posted on 03/22/2014 5:26:44 AM PDT by bigdaddy45
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Same size and shape as the Aussie image and is about 80 surface miles SSW from the Aussie image. ABC news says this one is 4 days old so I would say it is the same thing.


4 posted on 03/22/2014 5:28:11 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: All

5 posted on 03/22/2014 5:28:17 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Why send a ship?

P3 may be a bit quicker


6 posted on 03/22/2014 5:34:35 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: t1b8zs

They say ships are on the scene very soon, possibly within the hour.


7 posted on 03/22/2014 5:36:25 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: Spartan302

It is an evacuation slide or slides. Do a Google search on “777 evacuation slides”. Although the dimensions given to the news media, 20m x 13m seem too large, they could also be in error per the rest of the data Malyasia gives out. The slide from a distance would appear as an “extended U”. The 777 evacution slide photos on google show them to be about 20m x 5m. The “relative dimensions” as seen on the Chinese photo show it to be a slide. If it is a slide there could have been survivors.


8 posted on 03/22/2014 5:50:54 AM PDT by robert14 (cng)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Chinese satellites have spotted a new object in the southern Indian Ocean
that could be wreckage from a missing Malaysian airliner carrying 239 people, and
ships are on their way to investigate, China and Malaysia said on Saturday.

The object, around 22 metres long (74ft) and 13 metres (43ft) wide, was spotted
early on March 18 around 120 km (75 miles) from a location where possible debris was
sighted by another satellite on March 16 in the remote ocean off western Australia,
China’s State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense
(SASTIND) said on its website.

The Chinese sighting was first revealed by Malaysia’s Defence Minister and acting
Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein, who was handed a note with details during a
news conference in Kuala Lumpur.

“Chinese ships have been dispatched to the area,” Hishammuddin said.

China said an image of the object had been captured by its high-definition earth observation
satellite “Gaofen-1”. The location was south by west of the possible debris announced by
Australia on Thursday, SASTIND said.

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/missing-malaysian-plane-updates-search-finds-frustration/1/350649.html


9 posted on 03/22/2014 5:51:54 AM PDT by deport
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To: x_plus_one

Its also a convenient distraction from many other things, including giving up control of the Internet.


10 posted on 03/22/2014 5:53:18 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: robert14

The only problem I see with that and survivors is I believe those slides come with some form of communication equipment or distress beacons, even if they are empty they should still have activated radio beacons.


11 posted on 03/22/2014 5:54:34 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; hoosiermama; WildHighlander57; crosslink; LucyT


12 posted on 03/22/2014 5:58:18 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Spartan302
Owly Images>
13 posted on 03/22/2014 6:01:13 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick
Flying With Fish ‏@flyingwithfish 14h If #MH370 had a lithium battery fire, the fire suppression could not contain it to keep flying 7.5hrs & why no 7700 squawk?
14 posted on 03/22/2014 6:02:13 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick
Flying With Fish ‏@flyingwithfish 14h Can @MAS’s CEO now admit cargo onboard #MH370 wasn’t screened, as I reported on the 11th of March? What about the undocumented cargo? Hmmmm?

15 posted on 03/22/2014 6:05:11 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick
Erna Rajagukguk ‏@BobokCantik 5h Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia LOL @benlauhh: How do you believe @CNN when they can't tell Malaysia from Indonesia. #MH370 pic.twitter.com/edRZSkWme0


16 posted on 03/22/2014 6:10:34 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Why am I thinking the Chinese will come up with a plane even if it means shooting down another one?...


17 posted on 03/22/2014 6:13:36 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’m sensing a massive class action lawsuit on Malaysia Airlines.


18 posted on 03/22/2014 6:18:33 AM PDT by SIRTRIS
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To: maggief

Thanks. Graphic helps
Linked this thread to live thread of other day so anyone checking in their could find their way here


19 posted on 03/22/2014 6:19:59 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: RummyChick

I bet “Zombie Plane” will be the judgement call on this, because it will sell sensational headlines for the next month.


20 posted on 03/22/2014 6:21:46 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: SIRTRIS

“I’m sensing a massive class action lawsuit on Malaysia Airlines.”

Maybe, but if there’s any way, the lawyers will be after Boeing, which is where the money is.


21 posted on 03/22/2014 6:27:26 AM PDT by mtrott
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To: x_plus_one

“All this lost plane news is is a diversion to keep the feds out of the monitoring of political news business.”

Right on. Past election diversions included OJ Simpson, George Zimmerman... When much diversion is needed an overload of scandals are dumped on us.


22 posted on 03/22/2014 6:27:38 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: All

Would life rafts be large enough to show up in satalitte pictures?

Does the plane even have life rafts?


23 posted on 03/22/2014 6:28:45 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

There is a lot of stuff floating in the ocean. Could be anything.


24 posted on 03/22/2014 6:31:44 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: hoosiermama

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26695830

13:26: The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (Amsa) has announced that the search for missing flight MH370 has concluded for the day.
“A civil aircraft reported sighting a number of small objects with the naked eye, including a wooden pallet, within a radius of five kilometres,” the agency said.


25 posted on 03/22/2014 6:32:00 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Spartan302
This is an interesting story
AI plane in near-miss as Pak ATC gives 'incorrect' info http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/mid-air-scare-air-india-plane-in-near-miss-as-pak-atc-gives-incorrect-info/article1-1194203.aspx
26 posted on 03/22/2014 6:32:28 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: maggief; hoosiermama

Does anyone have a graph of the 8 Boeing/Inmarsat arcs???

This is the only one I have seen thus far:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/3135643/posts?page=28#21


27 posted on 03/22/2014 6:37:32 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: RummyChick

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/mid-air-scare-air-india-plane-in-near-miss-as-pak-atc-gives-incorrect-info/article1-1194203.aspx


28 posted on 03/22/2014 6:59:39 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Uncle Chip
Not sure what you are looking for, or the reliability of this graphic.


29 posted on 03/22/2014 7:00:06 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Thanks maggie — that helps — you are always a good finder


30 posted on 03/22/2014 7:07:03 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
There's generations worth of junk at the bottom of the sea and I can't help but see these reports as being used as misdirection, however well intended.

Of all the theories I've heard or read, Gen. McInerney's seems to be the most likely, given our years of experience with allah's fanatical fanclub.

I wouldn't be at all surprised to learn that the airplane is in a hanger somewhere being painted with another airline's colors/paint scheme in preparation for its intended mission.

In the meantime, it's a nice distraction to keep us from paying attention to what the other hand is doing.

31 posted on 03/22/2014 7:12:28 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: Uncle Chip

People are finally doing the geometry on it!


32 posted on 03/22/2014 7:12:46 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: mtrott

Well, good! Let the lawyers do their DD. They’ll have a tough time proving Boeing sold a defective product.


33 posted on 03/22/2014 7:21:41 AM PDT by SIRTRIS
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To: GBA
-----the airplane is in a hanger somewhere being painted ----

For an excellent reference (and really exciting read), see "By order of the president" by W.E.B. Griffin


34 posted on 03/22/2014 7:22:36 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: robert14

I looks like it could be a catamaran to me, about the right dimensions for it.


35 posted on 03/22/2014 7:48:24 AM PDT by Carl from Marietta
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To: Carl from Marietta

Really, really dangerous waters for a catamaran, but perhaps it’s one that got away from it’s owner and floated there.


36 posted on 03/22/2014 7:50:23 AM PDT by mtrott
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To: bert

Looks good! Thanks for the tip.


37 posted on 03/22/2014 7:55:50 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: mtrott

It’s amazing to be sued on the basis of knowing nothing at all!


38 posted on 03/22/2014 8:07:32 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Uncle Chip; hoosiermama

http://www.amsa.gov.au/media/incidents/mh370-search.asp

MH370 Search - Media kit
Here you may view photos and videos online or download the files and also share the video links. These photos and videos are bound by our ‘Terms of use’.

AMSA Rescue Coordination Centre photos - Source: Australian Maritime Safety Authority


39 posted on 03/22/2014 8:13:11 AM PDT by maggief
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To: hoosiermama

Yes they have inflatable escape ramps/lifeboat in any A/C the is used over water routes.

So basically all A/C.


40 posted on 03/22/2014 8:55:41 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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And the old “in the event of a water landing, Your seat cushion may be used as a flotation device”


41 posted on 03/22/2014 8:57:17 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: mabarker1

Thanks Ma. Knew about the seat cushions and was reminded again in Fuddy accident Lots of time for a person to have to hang on!


42 posted on 03/22/2014 11:39:39 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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