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Many British ATS members will know...
That on their daily travels to buy their particular brand of Tabloid Newspaper...
There is only one they look at other than their favoured choice...
Whether glazing over headlines of The Mirror if your a fan of The Sun...
Or reaching for The Independent trying to avoid Eye contact with The Daily Mail...
It's almost like a Political Statement... Albeit at the lower end of the "This is where I stand" spectrum!
Everyone however, always has a quick glimpse at the cover of The Daily Sport... It's almost instinct to do so!!!
While purchasing Cigarettes I noticed the Headline of today's Daily Sport... Ignoring the "Big Breasted Lady" protocol this Newspaper has adopted for front page news...
The headline reads "Missing Plane Found On The Moon"!!!
You can imagine how astonished I was that this is not the main headline throughout the Media today!!!
30 Second YouTube Clip Shows "Headline" & "Telescopic Image"
Sadly I didn't purchase the Paper to excerpt quotes & Data!!!
Nor does this particular Tabloid have it's own website...
I can't fathom why though!!!
Well I just thought I'd share this light hearted theory with ATS...
It is a legitimate Newspaper in the UK... Their stories however do not always have a firm attachment to Reality, & I'd be wrong not to share that with you also!!!
Peace MH370 xxx
The Daily Sport and Sunday Sport were known for their ridiculous headlines that referred to fabricated stories, such as "World War Two Bomber Found on Moon". Later editorial practice meant an end to such stories and an increased focus on celebrity news and sexual revelations.
reply to post by sy.gunson
Little known fact about Mangosteens: "Do not ever get them wet. Keep them away from bright light. And never, ever, ever feed them after midnight!"
CNN is reporting that Malaysia is asking for equipment that can detect deep water pings; briefly, the banner that runs across the bottom of the TV screen read, "Plane may have turned around again."
I could have misread/misheard, however.
source 1: the film Gremlins
source 2: CNN liveedit on 18-3-2014 by drwill because: not enough coffee
UPDATE: No, CNN is discussing the new turnaround. Thailand tracked a jet that turned around and vanished in the area of the Strait of Malacca.edit on 18-3-2014 by drwill because: (no reason given)
(CNN) -- New information from the Thai government bolsters the belief that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took a sharp westward turn after communication was lost.
The Thai military was receiving normal flight path and communication data from the Boeing 777-200 on its planned March 8 route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing until 1:22 a.m., when it disappeared from its radar.
Six minutes later, the Thai military detected an unknown signal, a Royal Thai Air Force spokesman told CNN. This unknown aircraft, possibly Flight 370, was heading the opposite direction.
FACT: The first thing to go with jamming would be the transponder. Jamming would also keep the pilots from radioing out. Jamming would have a harder time spoofing all radars, and THAT is the part of the plan that did not go perfect, as it would be expected. And I would guess that the plane was taken to a location, most likely Afghanistan, where NO ONE would say a peep about it being there and it would not matter if it was on radar or not.
In fact, once the plane was actually stolen, it would be possible to only jam it's communications, stop spoofing radar, and identify the plane as something else via a fake beacon on the Awacs plane to get it through another nation's radar shield without anyone knowing what it was. THAT is what probably really happened.
Not my news just passing on what I have read
A Malaysian newspaper is reporting that investigations into the flight simulator, seized from the home of one of MH370's missing pilots, included software for five practice runways around the Indian Ocean, where the desperate search for the plane is continuing.
The Berita Harian is reporting that five runways were programmed into Captain Zaharie Shah's homemade flight simulator that was taken by police for analysis last Saturday.
"Among the software we checked so far is the Male International Airport in Maldives, three airports in India and Sri Lanka, and one belonging to the US military base in Diego Garcia. All have a runway length of 1,000 metres," a source told the Malay daily.
Sourceed it on 18-3-2014 by civpop because: (no reason given)
Thailand’s military said Tuesday that its radar detected a plane that may have been Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 just minutes after the jetliner’s communications went down, and that it didn’t share the information with Malaysia earlier because it wasn’t specifically asked for it.
A twisting flight path described Tuesday by Thai air force spokesman Air Vice Marshal Montol Suchookorn took the plane to the Strait of Malacca, which is where Malaysian radar tracked Flight 370 early March 8. But Montol said the Thai military doesn’t know whether it detected the same plane.
Thailand’s failure to quickly share possible information regarding the fate of the plane, and the 239 people aboard it, may not substantially change what Malaysian officials know, but it raises questions about the degree to which some countries are sharing their defense information, even in the name of an urgent and mind-bending aviation mystery.
With only its own radar to go on, it took Malaysia a week to confirm that Flight 370 had entered the strait, an important detail that led it to change its search strategy.
When asked why it took so long to release the information, Montol said, “Because we did not pay any attention to it. The Royal Thai Air Force only looks after any threats against our country, so anything that did not look like a threat to us, we simply look at it without taking actions.”
He said the plane never entered Thai airspace and that Malaysia’s initial request for information in the early days of the search was not specific.
“When they asked again and there was new information and assumptions from (Malaysian) Prime Minister Najib Razak, we took a look at our information again,” Montol said. “It didn’t take long for us to figure out, although it did take some experts to find out about it.”
Flight 370 took off from Kuala Lumpur at 12:40 a.m. Malaysian time and its transponder, which allows air traffic controllers to identify and track the airplane, ceased communicating at 1:20 a.m.
Montol said that at 1:28 a.m., Thai military radar “was able to detect a signal, which was not a normal signal, of a plane flying in the direction opposite from the MH370 plane,” back toward Kuala Lumpur.
The plane later turned right, toward Butterworth, a Malaysian city along the Strait of Malacca. The radar signal was infrequent and did not include any data such as the flight number.
He said he didn’t know exactly when Thai radar last detected the plane. Malaysian officials have said Flight 370 was last detected by their own military radar at 2:14 a.m.
Read more: MISSING MH370: Thailand gives radar data 10 days after plane lost - Latest - New Straits Times www.nst.com.my...
BANGKOK, 18 March 2014 (NNT) - The Royal Thai Air Force will send the radar information which suggests that the lost Malaysia airliner deviated its path to the Strait of Malacca to the Malaysian government. However, the air force does not confirm the detected airplane was the missing MH370.
Air Force Commander-in-Chief ACM Prachin Chantong said the air force's radar station in the South had detected an aircraft taking off in Malaysia and later turning around passing Butterworth. The plane was believed to head toward the Strait of Malacca, the same speculation as Kuala Lumpur had, the official said.
ACM Prachin stressed that further analysis was needed to ascertain whether the plane was the MH370 jetliner.
If the missing aircraft flew toward Vietnam, Thailand's radar would not be able to detect it, the air force chief said.