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Malaysian Airlines MH370 contact lost

Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:01
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I wonder?

A photographer I most definitely ain't!

Just wondering that if this pic was taken enroute fro Beijing to KUL, IN THE MORNING, seems very dark to me and debris appears very uniform in size?

Just wondering if this sort of stuff would show up from 11,000 metres, even on zoom?
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:04
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BREAKING

Two passengers on the flight had onward flights from PEK meaning they avoided visa checks and would be allowed on the flight to PEK - PAX 1 had onward flight to AMS and then CPH, PAX 2 had onward flight to FRA both with China Southern Airlines.

Both passengers were using stolen passports.
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:07
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Pom Pax,

"1. What was the previous rotation of this aircraft?
Possibility of package hidden on board and not discovered by cleaners."

It appears 9M-MRO had been to a number of destinations during the past week, including multiple trips to Mumbai, Dhaka (Bangladesh), and Denpasar (Bali).

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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:08
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Another report of debris...
Some debris has been spotted in the seas between Malaysia and Vietnam but it is unclear whether it came from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a Chinese official said on Sunday.
MISSING MH370: Hishammuddin: Four names in flight manifest under probe - Latest - New Straits Times
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:10
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Just wondering if this sort of stuff would show up from 11,000 metres, even on zoom?
Your scepticism is justified. These are photos of the debris fields like I am the Pope.
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:10
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Agree with B A, how would you get a shot of debris from 11000 meters which appears to be vertical?
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:10
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Regular visitors to Bangkok would be aware that 'anything' can be purchased in Bangkok. Fake ID's including FBI, Secret Service, drivers licences for any Countries etc etc. Stolen Passports in Thailand are valueable and are modified as required with a new picture.

There are many fake passports in Malaysia sourced from Thailand due to the passport rules there. If you lose a passport in Malaysia it is a serious matter and you have to wait a period of time for a replacement. If you lose the replacement you may be ineligible for a further issue for up to 5 years.

Malaysia also has a Passport Blacklist with a target update of less than 1 hour after receiving notification from a Government Agency or Court. You are added to the Blacklist. You can be denied leaving Malaysia if you become Bankrupt, have an upcoming or current Court Case, owe Income Tax, been convicted of a Criminal Offence and numerous other reasons, hence travel on fake Passports.

Readers may also be surprised to hear the critical parts of some Passports including US Passports are made in Thailand, a Country with a radical Islamic population.

It will be interesting to see what is said about the 'impersonators' on MH370. I hope they could turn out to be Malaysian businessmen.
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:11
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http://www.pprune.org/8358676-post54.html

later found to be incorrect.
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:14
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Article on the 4 persons of interest

Two more Europeans with suspect identities onboard missing MH370 - The Malaysian Insider
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:16
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Malaysian officials have just said the aircraft made an attempt to turn-back - Live on Sky News
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:16
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http://ww1.sinaimg.cn/bmiddle/6aca1b...20xc18g447.jpg


http://ww1.sinaimg.cn/bmiddle/6aca1b...20xc18gn2d.jpg

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Photos are not from right above if you see the same shot less zoomed in shot (first link)
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:19
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Found a "less cropped" version of the debris...with windows frame for reference....

https://twitter.com/search?q=mh370%2...pd&mode=photos
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:19
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The various jurisdictions may not be on the best of terms with one another and may be reluctant to reveal the capabilities of their various military radar systems by releasing detailed tracks.

I am still bemused at the lack of reports of debris when it seems the area is covered by fishing boats -- are they all NORDO?

A high speed impact would produce small fragments. Perhaps there's a lot of normal flotsam in the area such that the extra debris would not attract attention.
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:23
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Well it appears to have been taken at night, which begs the question: what is the light source causing each "fragment" to illuminate with exactly the same intensity?

This is a photo of ground based lights.
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:24
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"Found a "less cropped" version of the debris...with windows frame for reference...."

A photographer I a'int either, but the photo just doesn't look right, almost looks like the lights of a town or city?
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:25
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Just to keep the facts straight

As stated about 10 posts back No ERRONEOUS ACARS,
Yes that information was posted by me. Cheers for that.


In relation to the photo the South China Morning Post is claiming it was taken by a passenger at 6:45 AM this morning en-route from PEK to KUL with MAS.
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:25
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Does anyone know of a link which would provide updated information from the authorities?
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:26
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This is one of the photos from the PEK/KUL flight that claims to show debris:

Missing Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 triggers Southeast Asia search - Page 10 - World News - Thailand Forum

Looks a bit more plausible than the cropped one
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:27
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Underfire: 2 UAB's one on the FDR and one on the CVR. Assuming they are wet then they will be going off, but if covered by debris the range will be limited.

I'm starting to wonder... A few months ago the TSA in the US decided they had some authority to start inspecting part 145 repair stations at or near US airports. It would not take more than a few min. for a MX person to disable the UAB's and the ELT on an aircraft.
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Old 9th Mar 2014, 05:28
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Follow-up question at the KL presser (also live on BBC World News) brought out that it was "military radar" that indicated the possible turn-back. Didn't say whose military radar.
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