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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: GeoResonance survey company says "wreckage of a commercial airliner"..
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Posted on 04/29/2014 6:08:46 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

ByTucker RealsCBS NewsApril 29, 2014, 8:28 AM Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: GeoResonance survey company says "wreckage of a commercial airliner" found

The Malaysian government confirmed Tuesday that officials investigating the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were looking into an Australian company's claim to have located aircraft wreckage on the sea floor in the northern Bay of Bengal -- thousands of miles from the search area scanned meticulously for weeks to the south.

Australian land and sea survey company GeoResonance said in a statement sent Tuesday to CBS News that it had discovered materials "believe to be the wreckage of a commercial airliner" about 100 miles south of Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal using proprietary technology which scans vast areas for specific metals or minerals.

The company's technology is often used to help clients find mineral deposits for mining, but GeoResonance also has participated in the hunt for old warships or aircraft on the ocean floor.

"During the search for MH370, GeoResonance searched for chemical elements that make up a Boeing 777: aluminum, titanium, copper, steel alloys, jet fuel residue, and several other substances. The aim was to find a location where all those elements were present," said the company in the written statement.

Scanning "multispectral images" taken from the air on March 10 -- two days after Flight 370 went missing -- GeoResonance says it found "an anomaly in one place in the Bay of Bengal" where many of those relevant materials were detected in significant amounts, and in a pattern which matched the approximate layout of a large aircraft.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: mh370
And so it goes on.........
1 posted on 04/29/2014 6:08:46 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

So much for this guy then. (the pilot using TomNod and saw what he believes to be the wreckage from a sat photo off Malaysian coast)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2614932/U-S-pilot-believes-hes-wreckage-missing-Malaysia-flight-searching-satellite-images.html


2 posted on 04/29/2014 6:13:44 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Sub-Driver

So... based on the path between takeoff point and the new ‘point of interest’ found by GeoResonance, just where was the plane headed ?


3 posted on 04/29/2014 6:27:02 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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Nearest airport would be Barisal.


4 posted on 04/29/2014 6:30:57 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Second choice could have been Calcutta Netaji Subhas Chandra (CCU).


5 posted on 04/29/2014 6:32:48 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: UCANSEE2

This point of interest seems much more likley than the supposed route to the SW.


6 posted on 04/29/2014 6:35:17 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Sub-Driver

My opinion from early on was that the plane headed toward the north and that some country shot it out of the sky as a threat.

They would never have reported that...

Other countries would have looked the other way out of sympathy for such a tough decision.

There’s a piece of me that still would not be surprised to learn that was the actual final fate of 9/11 Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.


7 posted on 04/29/2014 6:36:46 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: UCANSEE2

Nearest airport would be Barisal.
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8 posted on 04/29/2014 6:42:39 AM PDT by AFret. ("Charlie don't surf ! ")
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To: xzins

My opinion from early on was that the plane headed toward the north

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Heading SW was a flight into nowhere. Just never made sense IMO.


9 posted on 04/29/2014 6:44:35 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Sub-Driver
The Malaysian government confirmed Tuesday that officials investigating the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were looking into an Australian company's claim to have located aircraft wreckage on the sea floor in the northern Bay of Bengal

That alleged find should be relatively easy to check out compared with searching that area off Australia.

However, jurisdictional problems could arise in the new area.
Stay tuned. -Tom

10 posted on 04/29/2014 6:50:45 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: Starboard
The only way I could see it going south would be some kind of impossible on board electrical foul-up that locked out all communication, all pilot control, but still left the plane flying. Can't imagine what that would be. The psychotic or suicidal pilot theory just never appealed to me. I just couldn't see someone that narcissistic not wanting at least one person in the world to know what they'd done.

So, the north always seemed a better conclusion to me.

11 posted on 04/29/2014 6:52:02 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Per the article, the image of the possible wreckage is about 100 miles south of Bangladesh. That’s not the far offshore. I don’t know anything about the prevailing sea currents in that area but its curious that evidently nobody (e.g., fishermen or cargo ships) ever reported seeing any debris in that area nor did anything wash up on local shores. At least there were no such reports that I’m aware of.


12 posted on 04/29/2014 7:01:43 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Uncle Chip

Now they are NW of Malaysia


13 posted on 04/29/2014 7:03:34 AM PDT by deport
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To: xzins

On 9/11, the husband of a gal I worked with was an officer at Offutt Airforce base here. I don’t remember if it was still called “Strategic Air Command” center. Anyway, while the horror drama was playing out, before the flight 93 situation was resolved, she had spoken to her husband on the phone, and told us that there was talk of shooting down the missing plane, if it was located. So your theory is not out of the realm of possibility.


14 posted on 04/29/2014 7:08:22 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: xzins

We shot an Iranian airliner out of the sky and it was reported. We reported it.

The Soviets shot a Korean airliner down and it was reported.

Sympathy from other countries, my foot.


15 posted on 04/29/2014 7:09:43 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: Sub-Driver

If that’s the plane then it didn’t crash but was ditched safely into the waters by the pilot intact and sunk intact —


16 posted on 04/29/2014 7:10:49 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: heartwood

The Iranians hate us and this is still a time when we are “at war” with Iran. At the time, there was discussion whether the Iranians were intentionally running that plane directly at our naval vessel.

I don’t remember the details of the Korean airliner....got off course, didn’t it? I think it was not trying to hide it’s identification, it was communicating, and it was just slightly off course.


17 posted on 04/29/2014 7:20:16 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: deport

The Malaysians are in a real pickle now — do they check this out and give credence to the report or stand by the report they gave to the families yesterday:

“The Malaysian delegation also published slides showing the last known “handshakes” between the aircraft and an Inmarsat satellite over the Indian Ocean.

“The sixth and final handshake took place at 8:11 a.m. Malaysian time. According to these Inmarsat data points, in relation to the Inmarsat satellite, Flight 370 was far south of where it should have been if it had been on its planned route to Beijing.”

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/04/29/world/asia/missing-plane-recordings/index.html

Perhaps they will sing a new song:

One flew north, One flew south, and One flew into the cuckoos mouth.


18 posted on 04/29/2014 7:22:42 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Sub-Driver

They may find some WWII wrecks, maybe sunken treasure. Silver lining?


19 posted on 04/29/2014 7:40:47 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: Starboard
but its curious that evidently nobody (e.g., fishermen or cargo ships) ever reported seeing any debris in that area nor did anything wash up on local shores. At least there were no such reports that I’m aware of.

That's to me,the mystery.
An intact landing in the ocean and no bodies, oil , or debris from the plane discovred anywhere on the planet?? -Tom

20 posted on 04/29/2014 7:48:09 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: Sub-Driver

Hussein’s cabal will keep us chasing this Boeing around the ocean 20,000 leagues beneath the sea, until oops it flies 400mph into times square packed with radioactive material.

They need Martial Law. Dirty bomb aircraft hitting like Hitler’s V2 rockets will do just fine as a trigger.


21 posted on 04/29/2014 8:06:11 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Sub-Driver; deport; UCANSEE2; hoosiermama

See what you started. It’s now south of Bali Indonesia:

An Australian businessman has said he believes he saw Flight MH370 sinking in the Indian Ocean south of Bali on March 12 as he flew overhead.

Antonio Bongiovanni told the International Business Times that he noticed what appeared like a “white shadow of a plane” while travelling from Melbourne to Bali.

“I could see a plane like shape including a wing etc.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/flight-mh370-found-live-latest-3472096


22 posted on 04/29/2014 8:30:58 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Starboard
The biggest problem I have with the report from Georesonance is that they say nothing about seeing the signals in later surveys.

They detected the signals from the metals on March 10 and then they checked March 5 and there were no such signals. So, because MH370 disappeared on the 8th, they think the metal signature could be MH370.

Maybe. But, were there also metal signals on March 15 or this morning? I'm not going to get excited over a signal detected only ONCE that might just have been a plane flying in that spot.

Ed

23 posted on 04/29/2014 1:35:32 PM PDT by EdLake
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To: Capt. Tom
If that IS the image of a plane that Georesonace detected, that indicates the plane landed relatively intact. So, there might not be much wreckage or debris on the surface. And, if it sank intact, there might not be much of an oil slick. Plus, it would have happened in the middle of the night, so there wouldn't likely be many witnesses from fishing boats in the area.

But, the scenario also requires that no one escaped from the plane after it crash landed. If the plane was intact, that make very little sense.

I think it's worth sending a ship there to check out, but I wouldn't expect to find anything.

Ed

24 posted on 04/29/2014 1:45:37 PM PDT by EdLake
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To: EdLake
But, the scenario also requires that no one escaped from the plane after it crash landed. If the plane was intact, that make very little sense.

Because this is such a mystery, some people would say the passengers were all dead from an earlier episode at high elevation with no oxygen,so they wouldn't have abandoned he plane.

I think it's worth sending a ship there to check out, but I wouldn't expect to find anything.

It would be easy to check this out since they have pinpointed the spot. It is not like you had to search a big area- and it won't be as deep.

I was amazed this afternoon when I heard the Australians were dismissing this report, from one of their own Australian Companies. If they don't find more evidence of the plane in the area they are searching they will have to check this lead out.

This could be a collossal embarrassment to a lot of experts, if the plane is found in the Gulf of Bengal.-Tom

25 posted on 04/29/2014 2:04:32 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
You wrote: "I was amazed this afternoon when I heard the Australians were dismissing this report"

That seems more like a media headline than what actual happened.

The Malaysians are supposedly checking it out. They're closer, and it's their investigation anyway. The Aussies are only involved because they're closest to where the plane supposedly went down in the Indian Ocean.

Ed

26 posted on 04/29/2014 2:30:28 PM PDT by EdLake
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