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Multiple objects spotted by planes in hunt for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370
The Australian ^ | March 29, 2014 | AFP

Posted on 03/29/2014 2:40:45 AM PDT by blueplum

...Yesterday’s objects were spotted by a Royal New Zealand Air Force Orion. Five aircraft have seen multiple objects of various colours in the new search area.

A cluster of 11 white rectangular objects was sitting just below the surface about 1600km west of Perth, New Zealand Air Vice-Marshal Kevin Short told media today.

“It’s hard to identify because all you’re seeing is this one-metre rectangular piece of material.” The 11 objects were within 5m of each other and there were objects up to 300km away as well, he said.

“There seems to be patches of these objects and that’s not unexpected, looking at how long the aircraft’s been missing.

:snip:

....Interpol today rejected comments from a Malaysian minister that it takes too much time and is too difficult to check the international police agency’s database to confirm if a passport has been stolen.

The issue arose because two passengers used stolen passports to board Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

An Interpol statement said “Malaysia’s decision not to consult Interpol’s Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database before allowing travelers to enter the country or board planes cannot be defended by falsely blaming technology or Interpol.”

According to the Malay Mail Online, Interior Minister Zahid Hamidi said Interpol’s passport database was “too large” and would be too much for Malaysia’s database management system.

(Excerpt) Read more at theaustralian.com.au ...


TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; malaysia; mh370; piracy
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1 posted on 03/29/2014 2:40:46 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: Star Traveler

ping - for your list :)


2 posted on 03/29/2014 2:50:19 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

If the Malaysians can afford to host Bernie’s traveling road show, ie, Formula One, they can easily afford the database with no issues.


3 posted on 03/29/2014 2:50:58 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: blueplum

seems like they could drop in some air sea rescue divers to identify the debris and then pick them back up once they’re done or at the very least fly really low and slow and take a bunch of pictures pictures. It sounds like their confidence is low.


4 posted on 03/29/2014 2:59:15 AM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: RC one; Uncle Chip

Not sure if the Aussies have our version of the Seals. If not, they would not be trained to accomplish what you mention. At the very least, the ocean there is very unstable and it might just very well put anyone’s life in danger when ships will be there soon to accomplish the same, or so they say.

When we went through this when the first sat images were presented, my view was they could not have made it that far. Something between 700-1000 miles too far. At least this latest “discovery” would put it at the outer limits of plausibility. I will remain skeptical of any “sighting” until they produce something definitely tied to this particular aircraft. My reasoning is if they were incapacitated, then why all of a sudden a straight southerly trajectory when the last know was to the northwest from the waypoints.

Then to your point of taking pictures, what search aircraft after all this time would not have that capability, especially a P-3, and nothing is published?


5 posted on 03/29/2014 3:33:41 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: mazda77

I’m beginning to see the re-run in my imagination ... Close Encounters ... airman (and others) offloading from mother ship ... man ticking off names and data ... “Airman Ralph Wainwright, disappeared off coast of Florida 1952 .. welcome home sailor”


6 posted on 03/29/2014 3:49:15 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: blueplum
Now that this story is waining in the media and almost yesterdays story what criminal mischief has gone on while we were all busy on the edge of our seats
7 posted on 03/29/2014 3:57:20 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Im missing a jumbo jet with 235 passengers has anyone seen it?)
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To: mazda77; RC one

This new 460 search area is calmer shallower increasing the likelihood of finding the plane or large pieces thereof intact.

Steering the plane here means that the pilot may not have suicided but instead scuttled the plane and skirted off to the Cocos and Australia. And since the Cocos are Australian, that would explain why they are now in charge of the investigation.

As I look at the pictures of Captain Shah I don’t see a fool, or a shahid, or a terrorist, or a suicider, but someone with a criminal mind thinking “I’m smarter than you guys and watch me get away with it”.

He kills 238 people then flies 3500 miles in the opposite direction under the radar to ditch the evidence in a place where no one would think to look and if they did would never find it — but where he could survive and make it to shore.

Motive: money — insurance money — settlement money.

Over $2 billion is likely to change hands as a result of this incident and his family members are in line to get over $10 million no matter what the cause.

That’s a big payday —


8 posted on 03/29/2014 4:20:56 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: blueplum

In these days and times it hard for me to believe no one has been able to retrieve even one of these hundreds of pieces of debris that have been sighted in the last few weeks - ridiculous.


9 posted on 03/29/2014 5:26:19 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: blueplum

Pick any 1000 square mile section of ocean. You will spot numerous objects and signs of debris. If they don’t find it in the new sector I doubt they will find it. Then we will see the rise of the MH370 truthers.


10 posted on 03/29/2014 5:31:52 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: mazda77
Not sure if the Aussies have our version of the Seals.

Yes, they do. And they're quite good.

SAS

11 posted on 03/29/2014 5:33:18 AM PDT by Principled
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To: blueplum

Must be a lot of stuff floating around out there. before they moved to the current search area, there was the “significant” debris in the other are. I hope for the families (and maybe for some nations) that they nail it down soon. God - please touch those who lost loved ones that they might get some relief from Your loving presence as their God.


12 posted on 03/29/2014 5:36:01 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: blueplum
“It’s hard to identify because all you’re seeing is this one-metre rectangular piece of material.” The 11 objects were within 5m of each other and there were objects up to 300km away as well, he said.

One would think that a find of ‘11 one metre rectangular pieces’ would immediately make it easy to identify if these were on board the plane. No one has made that statement yet which sure makes me doubt that they have anything to do with Flight 370. And is the above statement meant to insinuate that the same objects were found 300 km away? Now I’m really doubtful that these have anything to do with 370…

13 posted on 03/29/2014 5:40:03 AM PDT by hecticskeptic
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To: saganite
Then we will see the rise of the MH370 truthers.

They've already risen --

No matter what is found, even if the entire plane is located intact, they will claim that it was planted there.

14 posted on 03/29/2014 5:40:24 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: blueplum

BREAKING NEWS .....

Man rowing from the north to south poles, across the ocean, reaches debris field off Australia. He witnessed a Sikorsky CH-37 helicopter, based in Diego Garcia, dropping airplane wreckage into the ocean.


15 posted on 03/29/2014 5:43:03 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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Need I say more —


16 posted on 03/29/2014 5:44:32 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: RC one
What they need is a Catalina

It has the range


17 posted on 03/29/2014 5:45:25 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: blueplum

MH370: Families Called to Urgent Meeting; Malaysia Press Conference 10 a.m. EDT 3/24/14
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3136667/posts

MALAYSIAN AUTHORITIES: The Plane Crashed With No Survivors
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3136697/posts

Malaysia Grand Prix pushes grieving families of jet passengers from hotel
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3136731/posts

Officials Say Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane “Ended in the Southern Indian Ocean”
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3136711/posts

WORLD NEWS Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Ended in Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Says
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3136787/posts

How British satellite company Inmarsat tracked down MH370
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3136789/posts

Aussie Flight Disaster Film ‘Deep Water’ Shelved Over Eerie Resemblance to Missing Malaysia Flight
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3136793/posts

Malaysia Airlines crash: Suicide mission theory of MH370 investigators
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3136904/posts

Flight 370: Storm of emotions over lives “lost” as storm at sea delays search
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3137006/posts

How a UK firm ... used a nineteenth century mathematical model to track missing flight MH370
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3137015/posts

Why locating MH370 in the Southern Ocean is so difficult
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3137062/posts

Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane: What We Know Now
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3137157/posts

Tracking down MH370 black boxes a Herculean challenge
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3137374/posts

MH370 pilot upset over wife’s decision to move out and in ‘no state of mind to be flying’ ...
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3137360/posts

MH370: Satellite Images Show Up to 122 ‘Potential Objects’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3137462/posts

‘It was his last joyride’: MH370 pilot was upset over wife moving
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3137489/posts

Watch Video: 122 objects discovered in Flight 370 search area
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3137501/posts

Satellite Detects About 300 Objects ... ‘Highly Likely That It Is Trash’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3137879/posts

‘No one would ever find it’: MH370’s erratic final moments ... a terrifying suicide mission....
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3137884/posts

Son of Malaysian Airlines captain breaks silence about father
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138066/posts

Malaysia says there’s sealed evidence on MH370 that cannot be made public
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3138106/posts

Why did somebody doctor photo of men who took Flight MH370? (Shortened Title)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3138114/posts

“Alright, Goodnight” – Does Malaysia Want To Know What Happened To Flight MH-370?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138129/posts

Scientists believe they know where MH370 crashed
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138166/posts

Search for lost Malaysian jet shifts significantly after new lead
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138248/posts

New Zealand military plane spots ‘objects’ in revised southern Indian Ocean search location
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3138307/posts

Five aircrafts spot ‘objects’ that could lead to missing Malaysia Airlines jet
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3138333/posts?page=1

Was Flight 370 Flying Much Faster
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138336/posts

Australia to take lead as rival nation’s investigate Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 disaster
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138527/posts


18 posted on 03/29/2014 5:47:32 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: blueplum

It’s getting to be a long list ... and that’s only from this last Monday.


19 posted on 03/29/2014 5:49:54 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: bert

I don’t know that I would land a Catalina in a debris field...


20 posted on 03/29/2014 5:52:32 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise. H)
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To: saganite

>> Then we will see the rise of the MH370 truthers. <<

Does this mean you don’t believe the theory that MH370 was hijacked by time travelers, who then took it back 12.5 years to participate in the the 9/11 attacks?


21 posted on 03/29/2014 6:00:37 AM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: Uncle Chip

Surely there was an easier way.

After reading what his friend said about how he talked about his simulator and taking a plane up really high, then trying to fly really low and how his wife left him and he and his girlfriend were having issues, I think he took his final joyride, taking all on board with him.

Quite a mystery, though.


22 posted on 03/29/2014 6:08:08 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: bert

Do you know of any museums that would be willing to loan one out? there are only a handful which are flightworthy in the world. The rest are on static display. Perhaps some other amphibious aircraft like the Canadair CL 212 water bomber amphib. The cat just doesn’t have the performance needed.

CC


23 posted on 03/29/2014 6:09:34 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Chode

ping


24 posted on 03/29/2014 6:27:37 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: blueplum

More styrofoam cups.


25 posted on 03/29/2014 6:28:06 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ilovesarah2012

His actions in the cockpit have been described as “rational” by investigators.

The yellow line below is the flight path of someone intent on suicide — a joyride followed by no chance of survival and rescue:

https://www.facebook.com/178566888854999/photos/pcb.740971779281171/740971732614509/?type=1&theater

The red line is the flight path of someone who either planned or had second thoughts about suicide and was hoping to swim away.


26 posted on 03/29/2014 6:45:28 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: dfwgator

Rope mostly, and they say its not related to MH370.


27 posted on 03/29/2014 6:58:30 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: Uncle Chip

As I look at the pictures of Captain Shah...

Am I the only one who sees a resemblence to Heinz Ward?


28 posted on 03/29/2014 7:04:14 AM PDT by prisoner6 (FREEDOM)
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To: mazda77; mabarker1
ain't that the truth... guess the Circus comes first
29 posted on 03/29/2014 7:25:57 AM 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: elpadre
In these days and times it hard for me to believe no one has been able to retrieve even one of these hundreds of pieces of debris that have been sighted in the last few weeks - ridiculous.

With today's cameras there is no excuse not to have definitive photos of the debris. Instead we get out of focus photos.
I's not like satelite photos from over a hundred miles way- these planes can get with hundreds of feet of the debris. They should have good crisp photos.

A friend of mine takes aerial photos over the ocean of things on or just below the surface, with a common hand held Canon camera and gets very good clarity. Military cameras should be better than his.

Obviosly we are not getting all the info on this missing plane becuse of the competing agendas involved. .- Tom

30 posted on 03/29/2014 7:34:40 AM PDT by Capt. Tom (Don't confuse U.S. citizens and Americans. They are not necessarily the same. -tom)
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To: Chode

All Hail, bernie!


31 posted on 03/29/2014 7:46:08 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: mabarker1
what bernie THINKS he sees when he looks in the mirror...

32 posted on 03/29/2014 8:19:53 AM 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: Capt. Tom

So true. Meanwhile on an airstrip in Pakistan/Iran. :-)


33 posted on 03/29/2014 9:24:29 AM 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: Capt. Tom

you’re not the only one thinking agendas are complicating matters. In spite of Zero’s announcement to the world that we didn’t want to be the world ‘cop,’ the world still insists we take the job when it suits them.
http://www.globalresearch.ca/disappearance-of-malaysian-airlines-flight-mh-370-the-trillion-question-to-the-u-s-and-its-intelligence-services/5375780


34 posted on 03/29/2014 12:31:06 PM PDT by blueplum
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