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originally posted by: Resourceful
a reply to: Zaphod58
The fire theory has been consistently ruled out
They explain it properly on the air crash investigation show
EDIT: you know the case is on Interpol now too many experts signed a lawsuit that all the data was dodged
The pilots did get an emergency out to the ATC, but moments later fire had burned through the floorboards in the cabin, resulting in structural failure and damage to cables underneath the instrument panels.
The NTSB report on the accident stated that "the Safety Board cannot rule out the possibility that the flightcrew was incapacitated by smoke or heat in the cockpit during the last 7 seconds of the flight
With Friday's announcement that the meticulous ocean search for the missing jetliner will be suspended—in effect, called off—one of this decade's most tantalizing unanswered questions is headed toward becoming, in effect, a cold case.
[The relatives] were not happy at the news that the search was being suspended. To varying degrees, they have accused investigators and searchers and the governments overseeing them of disingenuousness, incompetence and nefarious political agendas.
In China, relatives have roundly denounced the decision. They still don't seem ready to think about the finality of it all.
[The article ends with a question many are still asking...]
"With modern-day technology," Shah said, "how can there be a mystery?"