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MAKASSAR, Indonesia (Reuters) -- The pilot of a missing Indonesian jetliner had twice altered his flight path due to bad weather before the plane disappeared from radar, an official said Friday, as U.S. experts arrived to probe the apparent crash.
Originally posted by Cybernative
Is it common this kind of collaboration between The two gov.s??
"Whatever happened to the plane, it was likely rapid and catastrophic," said Patrick Smith, a U.S.-based airline pilot and aviation commentator, pointing to a possible massive structural failure due to metal fatigue or an onboard explosion.
How can a 40-metre Boeing 737-400 vanish without trace in an age of sophisticated satellite monitoring and radar tracking?
No debris has been found despite a wide search of the area where the 18-year-old low-cost airliner is presumed to have crashed into the sea or the jungle ravines of western Sulawesi.
A report on Monday by an Indonesian Navy ship that it had detected three metal objects on the ocean floor north of the town of Mamuju in West Sulawesi province was yesterday being treated sceptically by Indonesian officials anxious not to further increase the anguish of the relatives and friends of the plane's missing passengers and crew.
Originally posted by asala
A body has been found floating,
Originally posted by TheBorg
Shouldn't this series of strange incidents, when put in chronological order, make someone look at them and go, "WTF??" I know I have. I'm just trying to figure out what the hell I missed here.