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Inmarsat statement on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370
14 March 2014: Inmarsat has issued the following statement regarding Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Routine, automated signals were registered on the Inmarsat network from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 during its flight from Kuala Lumpur.
This information was provided to our partner SITA, which in turn has shared it with Malaysia Airlines.
For further information, please contact Malaysia Airlines.
Communications satellites picked up faint electronic pulses from Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 after it went missing on Saturday, but the signals gave no indication about where the stray jet was heading nor its technical condition, a source close to the investigation said on Thursday.
The "pings" equated to an indication that the aircraft's maintenance troubleshooting systems were ready to communicate with satellites if needed, but no links were opened because Malaysia Airlines and others had not subscribed to the full troubleshooting service, the source said.
Two sources familiar with the investigation into the disappearance of the jet five days ago also confirmed that manufacturers Boeing and Rolls-Royce did not receive any maintenance data from the jet after the point at which its pilots last made contact. Only one engine maintenance update was received during the normal phase of flight, they said, speaking on condition on anonymity.
Boeing and Rolls-Royce declined comment.
With the hunt for AF447 FDR's black box having taken almost two years, and now the very high profile disaster of MH370, I wouldn’t be surprised if the airline industry finally takes a serious look at mid-flight aircraft monitoring.
Why the undisclosed source? Why the anonymity? Why no comment from Boeing? Why has Boeing taken position simply as a 'technical advisor' to the investigation, as opposed to taking any effort at all to scrutinize possible defects in its plane model? (Boeing has been so evasive to all non-US plane issues, that it deserves its own topic, and possibly, boycotting)
reply to post by bbracken677
You are in conspiracy forum, my dear, just remember that all opinions goes, speculations, ideas and whatever people think could have happened to the plane, after all even I have my opinion on the mystery plane because that is what has become a mystery.
Take it easy.
reply to post by marg6043
One heck of a mystery as far as not knowing what has happened as well as frustrating if we never discover the true story.
As I digest the news of an entire plane disappearing into thin air in this time and age, of satellites and spying, drones and black boxes with GPS systems, I come to the realization that is not about the plane.
Is about the company that owns the plane and their unwillingness to disclosure that the airplane went into malfunction blew in the air disintegrating and they are holding back in order to buy time so they law sues and insurance pay outs do not overtake the company.
The longer it takes for telling exactly what happen to the airplane and the people they do not have to pay the families.
But as usual this just my opinion and we are in conspiracy forum after all.
I dont think its lost, I dont think thats possible these days, they KNOW where that plane is!
The conspiracy is why they remain silent!
My theory is something was supposed to happen to that plane and the plan went wrong, and I'd suggest if the plane was found it might reveal what happened, hence they dont want to find it.
What group, government or entity would be so heartless to stage a farcical hunt for 100s of 'missing' lives?
Why the undisclosed source? Why the anonymity? Why no comment from Boeing?