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BREAKING NEWS: Malaysia Airlines MH370: Australia Detects Distress Signal in Southern Indian Ocean
International Business Times ^ | 3/30/2014 | Vasudevan Sridharan

Posted on 03/30/2014 1:06:28 PM PDT by libh8er

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has detected a distress signal in the southern Indian Ocean near Antarctica as the search for debris from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 continues.

The emergency beacon came from a fishing vessel and the nature of the distress call is unknown.

AMSA said: "The beacon is located about 3,241km south-west of Perth and 648km north of the Antarctic mainland."

Two aircraft have been deployed to the area where the signal originated, and it will take at least five hours for planes to reach the location.

(Excerpt) Read more at ibtimes.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: malaysiaairlines; mh370
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1 posted on 03/30/2014 1:06:28 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: libh8er

Is CNN going berserk?


2 posted on 03/30/2014 1:07:23 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: libh8er

CNN BREAKING NEWS: NEW DEBRIS FIELD/PING DETECTED... FLOATING STYROFOAM CUP FOUND... MORE TO COME... STAY TUNED... PLEASE!


3 posted on 03/30/2014 1:09:38 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: libh8er

I doubt the plane could have gone that far..first they said that the plane was flying too fast so if it did crash it crashed further north, now they got this beacon, maybe it has nothing to do with the plane..meanwhile, CNN reports breaking news every time a cup is found, its considered a “Significant lead”


4 posted on 03/30/2014 1:11:06 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: libh8er

I’ve reached the point of total cynicism. I figure if they find anything it will now be something planted by the US Government in order to provide closure to this incident and help people move on and forget about terrorist invovlement: “Glad that’s over with.”


5 posted on 03/30/2014 1:12:10 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy
Clearly the ChiComs shot the plane down.

Or the loss is the Will of (Satan) Allah.

6 posted on 03/30/2014 1:18:54 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: libh8er
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7 posted on 03/30/2014 1:19:10 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: carriage_hill

Amelia Airhart?


8 posted on 03/30/2014 1:22:23 PM PDT by k4gypsyrose
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To: libh8er

This is related how? Maybe that was the cargo.


9 posted on 03/30/2014 1:26:02 PM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: libh8er

... It’s entirely possible that all of the debris that is being sighted that the world is all excited about .... may just turn out to be accumulated trash and debris that has either fallen or been dumped overboard over the years in open waters .... then caught caught up and gathered by ocean currents .... and nothing more than that.


10 posted on 03/30/2014 1:27:52 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Paladin2
Clearly the ChiComs shot the plane down.

You completely discount the possibility that the Antarticans shot it down.

11 posted on 03/30/2014 1:30:02 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: Sarah Barracuda

“The emergency beacon came from a fishing vessel and the nature of the distress call is unknown.”


12 posted on 03/30/2014 1:31:25 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Izzy Dunne
You completely discount the possibility that the Antarticans shot it down.

yeah huh knowing those cold barstards

13 posted on 03/30/2014 1:34:50 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: R_Kangel

You won’t get on CNN Broken Nooz saying THAT...


14 posted on 03/30/2014 1:36:52 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: ClearCase_guy

Only for the truly cynical...

If you dare to follow this link, there are a few videos and radio interviews that were done.

Conspiracy type stuff it sounds like...yes...but the local host is generally well respected and not a nutcase!

Now, if you are ready ...take a deep breath and spend some time listening ....they replayed this yesterday.

Invisible Soldiers, Jim Traficant, Radar Avoidance Tech On Malaysian Plane And Stormin’ Norman

Read more: http://www.wtam.com/onair/the-mike-trivisonno-show-2339/invisible-soldiers-jim-traficant-radar-avoidance-12171761/#ixzz2xTqJxX1O


15 posted on 03/30/2014 1:37:02 PM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed, and Gog became man.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

King Penguins rule.


16 posted on 03/30/2014 1:46:54 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: libh8er

It seems to me that as tumultuous as the Indian Ocean is reported to be...debris is probably scattered far and wide.

It’s also amazing the amount of debris that is floating in the ocean.


17 posted on 03/30/2014 1:49:15 PM PDT by berdie
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To: k4gypsyrose

Yup; it’s an unending snipe hunt.


18 posted on 03/30/2014 1:51:23 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Snickering Hound

The professor, like McGuyver, could make a nuclear bomb from a paperclip, but he couldn’t patch the damned boat? LOL.


19 posted on 03/30/2014 1:54:09 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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20 posted on 03/30/2014 1:54:26 PM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: Izzy Dunne


21 posted on 03/30/2014 2:03:36 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: EBH

Nutcase.


22 posted on 03/30/2014 2:06:24 PM PDT by Hulka
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To: carriage_hill

Remember the episode “Good Night Sweet Skipper” where they tried hypnotizing the Skipper so he could remember how to turn the Radio into a transmitter..classic episode


23 posted on 03/30/2014 2:08:18 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: ClearCase_guy

I am, perhaps, not as cynical as you.

I don’t think the nefarious ones are necessarily the US Government.

That being said, if the nefarious ones dump bodies, luggage and seat cushions in the south India Ocean, the alert level drops precipitously.

Eliminating an existing flight and substituting the “vanished” airframe loaded with whatever evil (explosives, nerve gas, whatever) becomes a possibility.

We have a patient and determined foe. One who is capable of attempting to blow up the WTC and failing (in 1993, remember?) and continuing over nearly a decade to achieve that goal.

My bet is that we won’t be the target, as obama is already actively working to support the most radical islamist side in any conflict.

My bet is the 777 will be modified as a dam buster and used on the Three Gorges Dam, as China is not showing proper obeisance to the uighurs...


24 posted on 03/30/2014 2:22:54 PM PDT by null and void ( Everything evil in the world may not be Islamic but everything Islamic is evil.)
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To: null and void
China is not showing proper obeisance to the uighurs...

ooooh maybe a nice hollyweird movie remake The Uighur Sanction

25 posted on 03/30/2014 2:29:05 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Sarah Barracuda

That was a classic. Heh.


26 posted on 03/30/2014 2:29:55 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Izzy Dunne
Clearly the ChiComs shot the plane down.

You completely discount the possibility that the Antarticans shot it down.

PLEEEASE! I think it's quite obvious that it was the Romulans!

27 posted on 03/30/2014 2:51:38 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: null and void

My guess is a nuke/EMP over Israel.


28 posted on 03/30/2014 2:56:43 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Eagles6
“The emergency beacon came from a fishing vessel and the nature of the distress call is unknown.”

It could have been an accidental activation of an EPIRB or an actual boat in distress signal. The frequency would tell them it is not from an airplane. (EMERGENCY POSITION INDICATING RADIOBEACON) - Tom

29 posted on 03/30/2014 3:01:51 PM PDT by Capt. Tom (Don't confuse U.S. citizens and Americans. They are not necessarily the same. -tom)
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To: Capt. Tom
The frequency would tell them it is not from an airplane.

Let me clarify that.
You could carry an 406 MHZ EPIRB on an airplane, but the last I heard Flight 370 didn't have any.
That seems odd since you would expect to have one in a life raft aboard the plane. -Tom

30 posted on 03/30/2014 3:12:29 PM PDT by Capt. Tom (Don't confuse U.S. citizens and Americans. They are not necessarily the same. -tom)
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To: Capt. Tom

Yes. It has nothing to do with the plane. Referencing the plane in an article about an emergency beacon from a fishing boat in the same ocean is like mentioning a Japanese citizen that stepped on a sea urchin while talking about a shark attack off California.


31 posted on 03/30/2014 3:18:41 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Steely Tom

“Is CNN going berserk?”
_____________________________________________
The Commie News Network has always been berserk.
Does anyone, other then fellow travelers, even watch them?


32 posted on 03/30/2014 3:29:48 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: carriage_hill
Yup; it’s an unending snipe hunt.

I found a snipe in my backyard yesterday. It had a styrofoam cup in it's mouth.

33 posted on 03/30/2014 3:36:32 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: libh8er

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has detected a distress signal in the southern Indian Ocean near Antarctica as the search for debris from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 continues.

Maybe it’s a container with mac daddies ba**s inside.


34 posted on 03/30/2014 4:04:26 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Mastador1
Antarticans shot it down.

The Antarticans have the best stealth fighter technology in this galaxy. Have you ever seen an Antartican fighter jet? I rest my case...
35 posted on 03/30/2014 4:13:09 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: EBH

Remember Benghazi and how the truth was buried by the administration to avoid the political fallout. If the fate of Malaysian plane is ever discovered, will we be told? News is infinitely more abundant and infinitely less reliable than it was 150 years ago.


36 posted on 03/30/2014 4:14:34 PM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: Izzy Dunne
You completely discount the possibility that the Antarticans shot it down.

Good point. After all, if the plane got too close to the secret UFO base down there, then they.....er, I mean.....nevermind.....there's no UFO base there.....no, there isn't.....forget that I said anything.

37 posted on 03/30/2014 4:22:04 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: libh8er

They’re alive!

The bad news is they’ve lived on airline food for three weeks. The good news is they ran out.


38 posted on 03/30/2014 4:29:32 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: libh8er

Less than 500 miles from Antarctica with a distress call can’t be any sort of good news for the fishing boat. At best simply Dead in the water broke down issue. At worse some catastrophic failure causing it to take on water faster than it’s pumps can handle. Five hours before a plane can get there if they can even drop any gear that could help them. GOD be with them.


39 posted on 03/30/2014 4:31:13 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: Islander7

You rock.


40 posted on 03/30/2014 4:32:01 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Delta Dawn
The Antarticans have the best stealth fighter technology in this galaxy. Have you ever seen an Antartican fighter jet? I rest my case..

They can afford them. They save a ton of money not having to dye patterns on their camouflage BDU's and gear

41 posted on 03/30/2014 4:39:58 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: cva66snipe

Perhaps it really is just a boat in distress, but is it possible it’s a boat spotting something suspicious? Trying to get out some comms that someone should come and inspect?


42 posted on 03/30/2014 4:43:38 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Delta Dawn
I disagree with your assesment. It was obviously a land based Antarticans missle that downed MH370. This is just one of their short ranged missiles.


43 posted on 03/30/2014 4:47:47 PM PDT by jriemer (We are a Republic not a Democracy)
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To: libh8er

RE: The emergency beacon came from a fishing vessel and the nature of the distress call is unknown.

So, they know that the signal comes from a fishing vessel?

Well, that’s not MH370. By all means, rescue the fishing vessel but please don’t give us any false hopes.

Also, what’s a fishing vessel doing in the middle of the Indian Ocean?


44 posted on 03/30/2014 4:49:48 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (question is this)
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To: Steely Tom

Squirrel!


45 posted on 03/30/2014 4:49:59 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: libh8er

LOL!
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46 posted on 03/30/2014 4:57:55 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: ClearCase_guy

>> “I’ve reached the point of total cynicism. I figure if they find anything it will now be something planted by the US Government in order to provide closure to this incident and help people move on and forget about terrorist invovlement” <<

What about the rumor about the chicom freighter headed south with aircraft parts on deck?
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47 posted on 03/30/2014 5:00:48 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Paladin2

>> “Clearly the ChiComs shot the plane down.” <<

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Full of their own apparatchiks?

Try again.


48 posted on 03/30/2014 5:03:28 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Izzy Dunne

“You completely discount the possibility that the Antarticans shot it down. “

The Fourth Reich


49 posted on 03/30/2014 5:04:54 PM PDT by brooklin
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To: Snickering Hound

Breaker, breaker One-Nine, this is the Skipper calling, is there anyone out there? Breaker, breaker, do you hear me? Come in. Come in, anybody, can anybody hear me????


50 posted on 03/30/2014 5:06:46 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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