Skip to comments.THREE HUNDRED passenger planes were scheduled to fly over Ukraine on day...(Short Title)
Posted on 07/18/2014 3:53:54 AM PDT by Biggirl
Nearly 300 passenger planes were scheduled to fly over the Ukraine yesterday. Some 290 commercial flights continued operating over the war zone, with just 10 fewer aircraft entering Ukrainian airspace than normal, according to European air traffic control centre Eurocontrol.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
"THREE HUNDRED passenger planes were scheduled to fly over Ukraine on day MH17 was shot down... despite warnings to airlines about "serious risks to safety"
To me ... suspicious ... zero is Malaysian, and runniung faster away from getting caught ... these days
Hindsight is 20/20 but this was really the first thought I had when hearing the news...’Why are they flying over a (potential) war zone?’
And in the case of Malaysia, they have no reason to worry about air safety. I guess it's official now: Malaysian Airlines is run by cretins. Book your tickets today!
Short title ‘Russian Roulette’
Obama grew up in Indonesia, not Malaysia. Entirely different country. Malaysia was a former British colony, and has a good size Chinese minority that lives in relative peace with the Muslim majority. Indonesia, not so much.
Why? It is pretty simple, per the article:
Veteran Australian war correspondent Michael Ware said: ‘This is a sad reality of where the commercial imperative collides with war. It’s still economically attractive to airlines to continue flying over war zones. It’s simply a matter of cost and reducing fuel. Alas that is what happened here.’
My guess is, although Malaysia Airlines is a state-owned airline, and it’s been operating in the red for the past 3yrs, it’s going to disappear and its assets and routes be sold and divided-up between smaller carriers like Air Asia and others in the region. The planes must be empty by now, after the 370 and 17 incidents.
There is a NO FLY ZONE to the southeast over Crimea forcing planes to fly north of there.
So if planes are going to go east and west they have to fly over eastern Ukraine and those mindless thugs in Donetsk.
So all this blabber about it being the pilot’s fault for flying over “a War Zone” is hogwash.
Problem is that there is NO ENFORCEMENT of such “no go” zones.
So to whatever degree the airline and/or the crew were unwise to use that route they surely weren’t alone.
Yep, look for Malaysia Airlines to go the way of Pam Am.
It wasn’t not a NO GO zone — the zone south of there is the NO GO zone. Check the map —
Get me a map please. Thank-you!
Because it is a war zone, eastern Ukraine, you do have to consider it a no-go zone.
Did you miss what you posted:
“Nearly 300 passenger planes were scheduled to fly over the Ukraine yesterday.”
Are you saying that 300 pilots couldn’t read a map???
.....Or rather one did not?
Perhaps the best visualization of what the issue is, comes from Vagelis Karmiros who has collated all the recent MH-17 flight paths as tracked by Flightaware and shows that while all ten most recent paths pass safely well south of the Donetsk region, and cross the zone above the Sea of Azov, it was only today's tragic flight that passed straight overhead Donetsk.
Thank-you! This is what I wanted to see.
Is flight MH17 to Obama what the RMS Lusitania was to Woodorw Wilson?
What We Can Learn From Woodrow Wilson’s Great Blunder The Case for Staying Out of Other People’s Wars
Yep, you got it.
But I am afraid we could be brought it because of American weakness.