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"You have to see these two things at two different layers," said David Cenciotti, an aviation writer based in Rome. "At the higher one you have ACARS with all the series of messages that can be exchanged between the plane and the receiving station on VHF, HF or SATCOM.
This plane was said to have used VHF to transmit ACARS data, not the sat link anyway.
The Royal Dutch Air Force scrambled fighter jets on Monday to intercept a cargo plane that entered Dutch airspace without proper clearance as world leaders gathered in the Netherlands for a nuclear security summit.
A statement from the hauler, based in Chile, confirmed Flight UC 1503 wasn't able to land in Amsterdam and was diverted to Frankfurt "because of an error in the special classification of the flight."
This is as bad as the person who could not understand how to convert between UTC and local time.
Looks like facts are pretty much frowned upon here.
Makes me a little sad to see some of the bickering, but thats how threads like this go I guess.
Just going out on a limb here, but what if this may have been the cover plane and it all just went wrong somewhere along the line?
I find the quote in the second snippet curious." because of an error in the special classification of the flight."
what are the odds that on the day of the gathering of world leaders at the Hague, a 777 just happens to violate airspace there and needs to be escorted away?
Have I been on ATS too long?
lol considering when I posted about Freescale back on page 46 and how that pretty much got over looked till much much later
I hope others here give it a little look and consideration at least and it doesnt get lost in all the charts and horn blowing, only to come up again 50 pages from now.
reply to post by onehuman
I think the servers of flightradar have been smoking that day because me and a whole bunch of others were tracking this plane when it entered our airspace.
This was an aircraft from Lan Cargo, B777 freighter LCO1503 on March 24.
It had been intercepted because it had no permission to fly in dutch airspace nor land at Schiphol and there was no response.
The next day they had permission and LCO1503 flew to Amsterdam.
Update from the search in Southern Indian Ocean:
P-3 Orion detects possible signal
SEARCH crews have detected a new signal from the depths of the Indian Ocean, thought to be from Flight MH370.
Former Defence chief Angus Houston, heading the Joint Agency Coordination Centre in Perth, confirmed an aircraft has detected a possible signal in the vicinity of Ocean Shield in search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
It is understood it was detected by a RAAF P3 Orion plane in the search zone.
The signal will be further analysed but it is potentially from a man-made source.
“The acoustic data will require further analysis overnight,” Houston said.
It brings the number of signals that have been detected so far to five.
reply to post by charlyv
Given your experience are you getting any confidence in the effort. I saw a presentation showing search patterns N-S then E-W in order to attempt to shrink the area.
Does any of what is being done fit in with success from your experience?
They need Charly in the SS1 seat.
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