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There is also this weirdness:
The 727 that Vanished from Angola in 2003
So, they never found that one either and there were ties to known terrorists.edit on 3/11/2014 by kosmicjack because: (no reason given)
reply to post by xavi1000
Maybe the co-pilot...he is younger and those willing to partake in terrorism do tend to be younger..
Rolls Royce, manufacturer of the two Trent 800 engines supplied to the missing jetliner, confirmed it tracks all of its engines at its control centre in Britain.
Asked if Rolls Royce would know if there was a change in power, a spokeswoman for Rolls Royce replied: “We know first hand if there is something wrong with the engine, yes... any kind of problem.”
Asked if other parties were made aware of the information from its control centre, the spokeswoman said the information would be passed to Malaysia Airlines and Malaysian authorities.
It is believed Boeing has the ability to track all of its aircraft anywhere in the world in real time.
The PILOT "hijacked" his own plane. He was a POLITICAL ACITVIST WHO CREATED HIS OWN FLIGHT SIMULATOR. He is the terrorist. He would know how to turn off all equipment and where to go to hide from radar. I think the plane is still intact.
Yeah, after 18 000 flight hours and great career and renome in aviation he suddenly became terrorist.Roll eyes ?
While incredibly rare for a pilot to kill himself — and everyone else on a plane — there is both national and international precedent for what experts call “aircraft-assisted pilot suicides.” According to Federal Aviation Administration data, 24 American pilots have killed themselves while flying their planes in the last two decades. Twenty-three of those pilots intentionally crashed their craft, and one student pilot jumped out of his plane mid-flight.
Jonty Roos said that she and a friend were on vacation in Thailand when they were invited into to the flight deck by two pilots – one of whom she identified as Fariq bin Ab Hamid, the 27-year-old first officer on the missing Boeing 777.
She said that Ab Hamid and the other, unidentified, pilot smoked during the flight and offered to take the women out if they stayed in Kuala Lumpur. Her claims could not immediately be verified by NBC News.
Most international airlines strictly prohibit cockpit visits while an aircraft is not parked at a gate. Rules were further tightened in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, and many airlines prohibit passengers from even being in the forward galley of an aircraft while the cockpit door is open, such as when a pilot uses the bathroom.
“We were standing in line at the boarding gate, just with everybody else and the pilot and co-pilot walked past us and came back and asked us if we would like to sit with them in the cockpit during the flight so obviously we said ‘yes’,” Roos said. “I think anyone would have jumped at the opportunity.”
“Throughout the whole flight they were talking to us, they were actually smoking through the flight which I don’t think they’re allowed to be doing. They were taking photos with us in the cockpit while they were flying. I was just completely shocked.”
POSSIBLE SUICIDE: While that may not be entertaining enough for most on ATS it is at this time the single most plausible explanation "at this time".edit on 11-3-2014 by Mamatus because: (no reason given)
An iranian jihadi muslim terrorist...wearing a cross, or maybe not...
edit on PM2Tue20141972 by andy1972 because: (no reason given)