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  • Australian MH17 crash victim 'had time to put oxygen mask on', says Dutch foreign minister

    10/09/2014 9:20:20 PM PDT · by DTA · 30 replies
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation ^ | 2014-10-10 | Barbara Miller
    One of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash was found wearing an oxygen mask, raising the possibility that some passengers may have been conscious as the aircraft went down in eastern Ukraine. Nearly 300 people died when the passenger jet crashed in July while flying over insurgent-held territory in eastern Ukraine. "You know that somebody was discovered wearing an oxygen mask and had time to put it on," Dutch foreign minister Frans Timmermans said on a late night Dutch chat show. The foreign minister suggested the passengers may have been conscious as the plane went down. The...
  • Ukrainian Causes Social Media Storm by ‘Posing in Make-Up Looted from Malaysian Airlines Crash Site’

    07/25/2014 9:39:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Metro UK ^ | Friday 25 Jul 2014
    A young Ukrainian has prompted widespread outrage after posing in make-up apparently looted from the crash site of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. Ekaterina Parkhomenko, who describes herself as a ‘separatist’ from the eastern region of the country, posted images of herself on Instagram along with the claim that she was wearing make-up ‘from the field’ – hinting the products were taken from the same area where the bodies of victims of the plane crash lay. ‘Mascara from Amsterdam, or rather from the field. Well, I think you know what I mean,’ she reportedly wrote on her social media page, before...
  • Three Young Siblings, Grandfather Among Malaysia Airlines’ Deceased

    07/18/2014 4:06:20 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 10 replies
    Boston.com ^ | 07/18/2014 | staff
    Among the many tragic stories from the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is the deaths of 68-year-old Nick Norris and his three young grandchildren. Norris was on the flight with 12-year-old Mo, 10-year-old Evie, and 8-year-old Otis Maslin, accompanying them back to their home in West Australia after a family vacation in Amsterdam. The siblings’ parents, Rin Norris and Anthony Maslin, planned to stay in Amsterdam for a few days, while the children had to return to school.
  • RUSH: Obama Briefly Addresses 'Terrible Tragedy' In Ukraine And Then Started Telling Jokes

    07/18/2014 8:19:30 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 17, 2014 | Daily Rushbo
    RUSH: Obama Briefly Addresses 'Terrible Tragedy' In Ukraine And Then Started Telling Jokes
  • Two Presidents Address The Downing of a Civilian Airliner: Compare and Contrast

    07/18/2014 6:26:54 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 10 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-18-2014 | MOTUS
    This is how a 20th century U.S. President addressed the downing of a civilian airliner: This is how a more enlightened 21st century U.S. President addressed the downing of a civilian airliner:“It looks like it may be a terrible tragedy.”Translation:“Why can’t I just eat my waffle?”BO’s well crafted 38 second response was completely pragmatic: after all, the plane had already crashed and burned. So what difference, at this point, does it make?America evolving: Open all night . And by open, I mean “OPEN.”Posted from: Michelle Obama’s Mirror
  • Canadian on downed Malaysian airliner [Also Australian, British, German, Belgian and others.]

    07/17/2014 7:28:52 PM PDT · by familyop · 38 replies
    Reuters, Toronto Sun ^ | Thursday, July 17, 2014 | Anton Zverev
    One U.S. official said Washington strongly suspected the missile that downed the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was fired by Ukrainian separatists backed by Moscow...The Netherlands declared a day of national mourning for its 154 dead. Twenty-eight passengers were Malaysian, 27 Australian, 11 Indonesian, six British, four German, four Belgian, three Filipino and one Canadian. All 15 crew were Malaysian. Nationalities of the others aboard were unclear.
  • Australians among dead after Malaysia Airlines jet shot down by missile over Ukraine

    07/17/2014 3:41:50 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 19 replies
    Up to 27 Australians have died on board a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that was shot down by a ground-to-air missile over Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers and crew. ...
  • Malaysian passenger plane crashes in Ukraine near Russian border: Ifax

    07/17/2014 8:24:22 AM PDT · by CMB_polarization · 856 replies
    Reuters ^ | 17 July 2014 | Alissa de Carbonne
    A Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border, Interfax cited an aviation industry source as saying on Thursday.
  • Al Qaeda Terrorists May Be Linked To Missing MH370 Flight

    Rescuers from around the world have been attempting to find wreckage from Malaysian Air Flight 370 since it went missing in mid-March, but so far each possible lead has been met with a disheartening turn of events that has left rescuers nowhere closer to discovering the aircraft. However, new information obtained by the British media from sources within MI6 suggest that the recent arrests of 11 Al-Qaeda linked individuals in Malaysia may have a connection to the missing Malaysian Airlines flight. On Saturday night, The Daily Mail reported that eleven individuals were arrested in Kuala Lumpur and that the individuals...
  • Mystery Continues: Malaysian Probe May Never Trace any Sign of MH370 Wreckage!

    04/02/2014 8:34:03 AM PDT · by ND23 · 26 replies
    Flight MH370 has become a mystery. And it may stay unsolved for a long time. Asserting the point, some police officials stated that the probe may never determine the reason why the Malaysia Airlines jetliner disappeared. They also mentioned about the futility of the search planes because of the dearth of knowledge that the authorities have in this regard.
  • Watch Video: 122 objects discovered in Flight 370 search area

    03/26/2014 7:24:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/26/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    The declaration that Flight 370 has been lost with no survivors got more supporting evidence overnight. Pictures taken Sunday from a French satellite show 122 objects in the water 2555 kilometers (1588 miles) southwest of Perth in the south Indian Ocean, where investigators now believe the airplane eventually crashed. Malaysia’s government announced the findings in a press conference a short while ago:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO Satellite images taken on Sunday show 122 “potential objects” in the search for debris from missing flight MH370, Malaysian investigators said Wednesday.Analysis of the images, which were supplied by France-based aeronautical firm Airbus...
  • Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane: What We Know Now

    03/25/2014 10:11:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    ABC News ^ | 03/25/2014 | By COLLEEN CURRY
    The search for evidence of Malaysia Airlines flight #MH370 was suspended today because of rough weather, but the number of ships and planes heading to the area to hunt for the missing plane is growing. The lack of concrete data about what happened to the plane and its 239 passengers has left their families - and the world - with more questions than answers. Here's what we know now as of now about the investigation into missing flight MH370. Check out ABC News' photos of the search for the flight here, too. Satellite Data Shows When, Where Plane Went Down...
  • MALAYSIAN AUTHORITIES: The Plane Crashed With No Survivors

    03/24/2014 7:19:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 03/24/2014 | Pamela Engel
    Malaysian authorities are assuming beyond a reasonable doubt that the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been lost in the Southern Indian Ocean. NBC News reports that Malaysia Airlines sent a text message to the relatives of the 239 people who were on board the plane saying "we have to assume beyond any reasonable doubt that MH370 has been lost and that none of those on board have survived. ... We must not accept all evidence suggests the plane went down in the Southern Indian Ocean." Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak announced the new developments at a press conference on...
  • Hilarious: Mother Jones says MH 370 debris not found because of... (You Guess)

    03/24/2014 6:45:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/24/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    In the minds of progs, global warming is the devil incarnate, responsible for everything bad. So naturally, with the world focused on the mystery of Malaysia 370, it is time to blame global warming. Mother Jones Magazine took a break from blaming free markets (maybe because Malaysia Airlines is government-owned) to blame global warming for the inability to find the debris. Scientists say man-made climate change has fundamentally altered the currents of the vast, deep oceans where investigators are currently scouring for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight, setting a complex stage for the ongoing search for MH370. If the Boeing 777 did plunge...
  • Missing Malaysian jet MH370: New French satellite images add to growing signs search is narrowing

    03/23/2014 7:53:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 105 replies
    Gulf News ^ | 03/23/2013
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: New French satellite images show possible debris from a missing Malaysian airliner deep in the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia said on Sunday, adding to growing signs that the plane may have gone down in remote seas off Australia. The latest lead comes as the international search for Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 entered its third week, with still no confirmed trace of the Boeing 777 that vanished with 239 people on board. "This morning, Malaysia received new satellite images from the French authorities showing potential objects in the vicinity of the southern corridor," the Malaysian Transport Ministry said...
  • Search Underway for MH370 Following Reports of Possible Debris

    03/20/2014 3:47:11 AM PDT · by lbryce · 39 replies
    Voice of America ^ | March 20, 2014 | Staff
    Surveillance aircraft patrolled a remote area in the southern Indian Ocean looking for a missing Malaysian airliner after Australia released satellite images of the region showing possible floating debris. Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the photos represented a "credible lead" in the massive, multinational search for the plane, which disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board. The debris was found 2,500 kilometers southwest of the western Australian city of Perth. John Young with Australia's maritime authority said several Australian planes were headed to the area, but that search efforts could be complicated by poor visibility. A large...
  • ‘Is It Preposterous’ to Think a Black Hole Caused Flight 370 to Go Missing?

    03/19/2014 8:52:03 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 107 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | March 19th, 2014 | Josh Feldman
    CNN’s Don Lemon has been entertaining all sorts of theories about the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, including the chance something “supernatural” happened, but on Wednesday night, he actually asked panelists about the possibility a black hole was involved.
  • MH370

    03/19/2014 5:30:48 PM PDT · by Duke C. · 22 replies
    Vanity
    This video is an interesting dramatization. May help a few people understand what happens in the heat of the moment. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLN5D4lOlos
  • MH370: A Maldives Connection?

    03/19/2014 8:34:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 03/19/2014 | Bryan Preston
    A strange new possibility has turned up in the case of the missing airliner. Reports are coming out of Maldives that residents there saw a large airliner fly low a few hours after MH370 disappeared. 3.52 Reports from a Maldives news organisation that islanders saw a “low flying jumbo jet”. The Haveeru news website reports witnesses saw a plane flying low at around 6.15am on March 8. It was apparently flying north to south-east. A witness told the news organisation I’ve never seen a jet flying so low over our island before. We’ve seen seaplanes, but I’m sure that...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Probe Sharpens Focus on Sabotage

    03/19/2014 12:19:58 AM PDT · by lbryce · 5 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | March 19, 2014 | Andy Pasztor and Jon Ostrower
    The investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines 3786.KU +2.13% Flight 370 sharpened its focus on sabotage, according to aviation and industry officials, amid strong indications that one or more people on the plane deliberately changed its course and tried to mask its location. Officials suspect two different systems were shut off after the plane took off last weekend, one shortly after the other, people familiar with the investigation said. About an hour into the flight, the plane's transponders stopped functioning, making it much more difficult for air-traffic control personnel to track or identify it via radar.
  • Maldives 'witnesses' report seeing 'low flying jet' on morning that MH370 disappeared

    03/18/2014 9:57:14 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 112 replies
    Maldives 'witnesses' report seeing 'low flying jet' on morning that MH370 disappeared - follow latest updates on missing Malaysia Airlines plane
  • MH370 and the Silent Question of Islam : The one possibility no one wants to consider

    03/18/2014 6:41:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/18/2014 | Tom Rogan
    Hundreds of family members left to mourn without answers. Yet for those who have no personal attachment to the lost passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the tragedy has turned into an exciting news story. Search for #MH370 on Twitter, and you get a thousand tweets offering explanations of the disaster that could be episodes of The X-Files. Google MH370 and you get over a billion hits. Like sharks at a shipwreck, the global media is reveling in a feeding frenzy of insatiable public interest. This is the inversion of the Sherlock Holmes investigative track — no theory can...
  • Malay Mystery: Why its possible that MH370 might have been shot down

    03/17/2014 8:17:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 03/17/2014 | Charlie Martin
    One of our planes is missing.That’s basically all we know for certain right now, but more than a week after losing contact with flight MH370, there are a lot of other suggestive bits of information. Unfortunately, a lot of it is, as usual, being reported by news readers who barely understand that you don’t want to keep the pointy end aimed at the ground for an extended time. Here’s some things we do know now.The first indication of trouble was when the transponder stopped responding to radar. This is the point where newspeople are saying it “dropped off the...
  • New:Newer;Newest:Missing plane: Piracy Theory Gains More Credence

    03/14/2014 6:34:43 PM PDT · by lbryce · 117 replies
    AP ^ | March 14, 2014 | EILEEN NG and JOAN LOWY
    Piracy and pilot suicide are among the scenarios under study as investigators grow increasingly certain the missing Malaysia Airlines jet changed course and headed west after its last radio contact with air traffic controllers. The latest evidence suggests the plane didn't experience a catastrophic incident over the South China Sea as was initially suspected. Some experts theorize that one of the pilots, or someone else with flying experience, hijacked the plane or committed suicide by plunging the jet into the sea.
  • If You Wanted To Steal A Boeing 777, Here's How You'd Do It

    03/14/2014 11:14:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 03/14/2014 | Jeff Wise, Slate
    Whenever a plane goes down, experienced air craft investigators look at the general circumstances and mentally draw up a list of the most likely causes — not to leap to conclusions, but to prioritize lines of enquiry and organize competing hypotheses. As information comes in, it should be possible to eliminate those hypotheses one by one until at last a full understanding of the circumstances remains. The goal is to make sure that the problem will never again bring down an airliner. This philosophy works: Year by year, fewer commercial airliners are lost to accidents. The downside is that, as...
  • Exclusive: Radar data suggests missing Malaysia plane deliberately flown way off course - sources

    03/14/2014 6:51:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 64 replies
    Reuters ^ | 03/14/2014 | BY NILUKSI KOSWANAGE AND SIVA GOVINDASAMY
    Military radar data suggests a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing for nearly a week was deliberately flown hundreds of miles off course, heightening suspicions of foul play among investigators, sources told Reuters on Friday. Analysis of the Malaysia data suggests the plane, with 239 people on board, diverted from its intended northeast route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and flew west instead, using airline flight corridors normally employed for routes to the Middle East and Europe, said sources familiar with investigations into the Boeing 777's disappearance. Two sources said an unidentified aircraft that investigators believe was Flight MH370 was following a...
  • Fox News Video:Aviation Expert on Why Flight 370 May Have Been Diverted

    03/13/2014 3:19:15 PM PDT · by lbryce · 75 replies
    Fox News Video ^ | March 13, 2014 | Staff
    Fox Video:Aviation expert on why Flight 370 may have been diverted I checked the page info and the video was last modified at 6:07:30 PM hoping to validate that this is the latest information on the story
  • Was Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 Stolen? A Brief Criminological Inquiry

    03/13/2014 12:06:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 86 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/13/2014 | Jason Kissner
    Obviously, nobody can be sure what happened to Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. That does not mean, however, that some explanations are more likely to be true than others. For example, it is exceedingly unlikely that the flight was “abducted” by a UFO. Most everyone will agree that it is rational to rule that hypothesis out. Criminologists do not just pluck a subjectively preferred hypothesis out of thin air and then ramble about it. Rather, criminologists apply probabilistic/statistical reasoning to the analysis of empirical data. A few sentences should suffice to give a sense of why, at present, the hypothesis that...
  • Malaysia Airlines Officials Dispute Existence of Engine Data, but Say Plane May Have Flown On

    03/13/2014 11:00:57 AM PDT · by Bronzewound · 14 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | March 13, 2014 | JASON NG And GAURAV RAGHUVANSHI
    KUALA LUMPUR—Malaysian aviation officials said Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 could have flown for several hours despite vanishing from radar, but they said they had received no engine-monitoring data indicating this, saying that the data for suggesting an extended flight didn't exist.
  • Theories Behind Missing Flight MH370 (Passenger Cell Phones Ring,Then Hang Up)

    03/11/2014 2:09:34 PM PDT · by lbryce · 65 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 10, 2014 | Philip Messing and Bruce Golding
    *SNIP*They’re alive — the “ringing cellphone” theory. A blog post on the Chinese government’s China.org.cn site reported that “19 families signed a joint statement requesting Malaysia Airlines to … explain why they could get through to their family members’ cellphones but they could not hear anything and the calls hung up.” “They submitted the telephone numbers to the airline, which failed to respond to their questions with active measures,” according to the site.
  • "Stolen Passport" Passenger On Missing Malaysian Airlines Jet Identified

    03/10/2014 7:52:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 03/09/2014 | Tyler Durden
    One of the two men who used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysia Airlines jet has been identified according to the nation’s inspector general of police. Authorities are not releasing details of his nationality but confirmed he is neither Malaysian nor from Xinjiang, China (the home of the Uighur separatists who have come under suspicion following Taiwanese authorities tip last week warning that terrorists were targeting Beijing’s international airport). Via LA Times,Malaysian authorities have identified one of the two men who used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the nation’s inspector general of police told local...
  • Osama's Best Friend: The further connections between al Qaeda and Saddam

    10/25/2003 10:00:38 AM PDT · by Pokey78 · 22 replies · 4,934+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 11/03/03 | Stephen F. Hayes
    IN A LITTLE-NOTICED DECISION in a New York courtroom on September 25, 2003, a man described as Osama bin Laden's "best friend" got some good news. U.S. District Court Judge Deborah Batts ruled that Mahmdouh Mahmud Salim could not be sentenced to life in prison. Salim--who was present at the founding of al Qaeda in 1989 and who was for years one of bin Laden's most trusted confidants--had been captured in Germany in 1998 and extradited to the United States for prosecution related to his role in the grand conspiracy that resulted in the 1998 bombings at U.S. embassies in...
  • Glitch blamed for out-of-control jet

    09/16/2005 11:39:52 PM PDT · by Paleo Conservative · 54 replies · 1,557+ views
    The Courier-Mail (Australia) ^ | 17sep05 | Steve Creedy
    PILOTS on a Boeing 777 from Perth to Kuala Lumpur battled to gain control of the plane last month after an unknown computer error caused the aircraft to pitch violently and brought it close to stalling. A flight attendant dropped a tray of drinks and another began praying as the Malaysian Airlines pilots fought to counter false information being fed into the aircraft's autopilot system and primary flight display. The glitch prompted plane manufacturer Boeing to issue a global notice to all 777 operators alerting them to the problem. Flight MH124 was about an hour out of Perth when...
  • Stephen Hayes:See No Evil, Hear No Evil(What the 9/11 Commission narrative left out: Iraqis)

    08/28/2005 1:49:07 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 68 replies · 4,487+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 5 / September 12, 2005 | Stephen F. Hayes
    AHMED HIKMAT SHAKIR IS A shadowy figure who provided logistical assistance to one, maybe two, of the 9/11 hijackers. Years before, he had received a phone call from the Jersey City, New Jersey, safehouse of the plotters who would soon, in February 1993, park a truck bomb in the basement of the World Trade Center. The safehouse was the apartment of Musab Yasin, brother of Abdul Rahman Yasin, who scorched his own leg while mixing the chemicals for the 1993 bomb.When Shakir was arrested shortly after the 9/11 attacks, his "pocket litter," in the parlance of the investigators, included contact...