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Originally posted by missvicky
reply to post by trusername
yep.......and was also wondering how nirmal it would be to haul oil drums on a jet passenger plane?? And how do they know what kerosene looks like on the water as opposed to jet fuel? Why would there be kerosene?
Sorry to appear obssesive about this but it stood out to me and made me do this:
And I hate doing because all those dancing ??? tickle my head
[edit on 2-6-2009 by missvicky]
Originally posted by Agit8dChop
Tragic, thoughts go out to all.
But one has to say, very odd for them to vanish without a distress, sos, mayday...
I wonder what the last few transmissions were?
I wonder who was on the plane?
Originally posted by Sundancer
reply to post by wrangell76
Far be it from me to feed your conspiracy theory but I did notice that there where a lot of people who probably normally wouldn't be flying in cheap coach seats on this flight. Lots of CEO types on that flight, not to mention a prince? The real question is... How many first class seats are available in that type of plane? Sorry, couldn't help myself.
Originally posted by Mikey84
Originally posted by maxweljames
Obviously though, the deeper the transmitter is in water, the weaker the signal, the closer the search crews will need to be to locate it.
[edit on 2-6-2009 by maxweljames]
How deep will the signal still work though?
The Senegal Government is saying that they have found some wreckage in their waters and that they believe that most of the plane is now at the bottom of the sea, the area they say it is in is at least 4,000 meters.
That’s pretty deep, could the signal still work that far down?
[edit on 2/6/2009 by Mikey84]
The airport safety delayed an Air France flight this evening before departring for Paris immediately after the company received a bomb threat over the phone at the airport of Ezeiza.
The Federal Police, along the Firemen’s direction and the Airport’s Safety proceeded to inspect the plane, that arrived this morning from the French city and, after a brief stop, it was preparing to return.
The routine procedure lasted approximately one hour and a half and, as sources of the airport reported all the passengers are ok and they were not evacuated.
Originally posted by Mintwithahole.
reply to post by weedwhacker
The doors on a big jet can be opened while in flight. It's actually happened to a plane which was featured on Aircrash Investiagtion. An electrical short tripped the switch which then released the locks on the luggage compartment door. The plane then depressurised literally tearing the plane apart in seconds.
Well that makes sense to check the manifest. Still makes no sense to ship oil by the drum paying air freight.....even if it isn't unusual.
BTW, I got a question about the doors in flight. Is it possible for a person to MANUALLY open them in an emergency (aka bypassing the safety locks )?
why do they say they may never find the black box. we can put gps on cell phones, gps in peoples cars, but we cant find a way to make a freaking black box impossible to lose?
A former Air France pilot said the aircraft might have hit a military jet or a plane used by drug smugglers.