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2014-03-13 Southeast Asia
Reports indictate Malaysian plane's engines continued status reporting for hours.
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Posted by Besoeker 2014-03-13 07:33|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [534 views ]  Top

#1 So what airfield big enough to land a triple 7 is within four hours of the transponder that was turned off an hour out of Kuala Lampur? Knowing the cargo is key--smuggling into NK or WMD's out to the west? Is there radar coverage over international waters?
Posted by Flaiger Uneamp8181 2014-03-13 11:43||   2014-03-13 11:43|| Front Page Top

Aviation investigators and national security officials believe the plane flew for a total of five hours based on data automatically downloaded and sent to the ground from the Boeing Co 777's engines as part of a standard monitoring program, the Journal said.

What other standard monitoring programs were being used that have not yet been disclosed? What is the point of sending ships, plans & men to search open ocean, if the engines continued to run for 4 hours from that point -- does a 777 fly underwater?
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418  2014-03-13 12:06||   2014-03-13 12:06|| Front Page Top

#3 This is getting very odd. They should have picked up the salt water activated locating beacon by now as well. If its a hijacking, they did it perfectly.
Posted by 49 Pan 2014-03-13 12:28||   2014-03-13 12:28|| Front Page Top

#4 Malaysia has denied this entire story states last engine data was received 23 minutes before MH370 vanished from the radar screens.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418  2014-03-13 12:48||   2014-03-13 12:48|| Front Page Top

#5 Engine data will go to the EPBH provider in real time as well. Over to Rolls for an answer...
Posted by 49 Pan 2014-03-13 16:08||   2014-03-13 16:08|| Front Page Top

#6 Just wondering, did terrorists botch a landing?
Or not land properly,

That would account for all the confusion, And silence?

Oh, Oh, Look we hijacked the Plan---OOPs , never mind.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2014-03-13 16:28||   2014-03-13 16:28|| Front Page Top

#7 Halliburton cloaking device?
Posted by Bill Big Foot1337 2014-03-13 16:36||   2014-03-13 16:36|| Front Page Top

#8 One conjecture is that the maintenance data was still being emitted by the aircraft over VHF outside the range of civilian ground stations but picked up by "national technical assets". Another conjecture is that a satellite transceiver of some kind (e.g. Iridium or Inmarsat) was periodically pinging its network in the manner that a mobile phone pings for network availability. The conjectures are not mutually exclusive.
Posted by Classical_Liberal 2014-03-13 18:57||   2014-03-13 18:57|| Front Page Top

#9 The Missing Flight Could Be Anywhere In This Giant Circle <LINK>
Posted by Uncle Phester 2014-03-13 19:16||   2014-03-13 19:16|| Front Page Top

#10 The map is obscured on the upper left, Uncle P. Is Iran in the circle?
Posted by Barbara 2014-03-13 21:35||   2014-03-13 21:35|| Front Page Top

#11 Pakistan for sure. Maybe Iran. But would involve overflying India.
Posted by Classical_Liberal 2014-03-13 22:55||   2014-03-13 22:55|| Front Page Top

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