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(CTV News) NewsFlash Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 from Kuala Lampur to Beijing with 227 people on board is missing   (ctvnews.ca) divider line 562
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2014-03-07 09:13:11 PM  

spawn73: Russ1642: My money is on them getting off course and flying into N Korean airspace where they were promptly blown to bits.

I guess you're not to familiar with geography. But I invite you to look up Asia on a map, and reassess that bet. Off the coast of Vietnam is quite a bit away from Best Korea.


I said that before anyone knew anything about it being in Vietnam.
 
2014-03-07 09:13:14 PM  

duckpoopy: Oh no. I hope no Americans were on board. God Bless.


Wow... are Americans more important than other human beings?
 
2014-03-07 09:15:03 PM  

Paris1127: CNN is reporting the plane is a "Bowing 777"


There was probably very briefly quite a bit of bowing during the breakup/crash/whatever.
 
2014-03-07 09:15:48 PM  
9:30am - (UNOFFICIAL) Flight MH370 has resurfaced and landed safely in Nanming, China. Early reports say that the aircraft had experienced a cockpit electronics malfunction.
As of this moment, the flight crew and all 239 passengers onboard are believed to be unharmed as some of the crew has already informed their families of their safety.
More updates to come.
 
2014-03-07 09:16:03 PM  

Dragonflew: duckpoopy: Oh no. I hope no Americans were on board. God Bless.

Wow... are Americans more important than other human beings?


Americans are the Rose Tylers of humanity.
 
2014-03-07 09:16:27 PM  
I hope they're enjoying the Dharma ranch dressing.
 
2014-03-07 09:16:35 PM  

duckpoopy: That's it - I am never farking flying again. How much is a cruise to Europe?


It's surprisingly cheap, actually!

You can get the Queen Mary 2 from New York to Southhampton for only $1,300, which is  comparable to the cost of a one-way plane ticket right now.The accommodations look pretty nice, too.

(The catch, of course, is that there aren't exactly a wide range of departure times.)
 
2014-03-07 09:17:05 PM  

duckpoopy: 9:30am - (UNOFFICIAL) Flight MH370 has resurfaced and landed safely in Nanming, China. Early reports say that the aircraft had experienced a cockpit electronics malfunction.
As of this moment, the flight crew and all 239 passengers onboard are believed to be unharmed as some of the crew has already informed their families of their safety.
More updates to come.


I'll bet they've aged fifteen years or something. Something really weird is going on.
 
2014-03-07 09:17:16 PM  

duckpoopy: It's a Christmas miracle
http://malaysiandigest.com/frontpage/282-main-tile/492200-mas-kl-bei ji ng-flight-missing.html


I just want to tell you good luck, we're all counting on you.
 
2014-03-07 09:18:25 PM  
Oh no. I hope no Americans were on board. God Bless.

Wow... are Americans more important than other human beings?


I just hope no left handed Lesbian dyslexic steamfitters were on board. God Bless
 
2014-03-07 09:18:28 PM  
 
2014-03-07 09:18:37 PM  

duckpoopy: It's a Christmas miracle
http://malaysiandigest.com/frontpage/282-main-tile/492200-mas-kl-bei ji ng-flight-missing.html


*confused*

Nanming might be on a great-circle path between Kuala Lumpur & Beijing, but it's about halfway in between, which means it's been on the ground for at least five hours now in a city of 4 million.  How would it take this long to contact anyone?  I want to believe this report, but it doesn't make sense.
 
2014-03-07 09:18:39 PM  

duckpoopy: It's a Christmas miracle
http://malaysiandigest.com/frontpage/282-main-tile/492200-mas-kl-bei ji ng-flight-missing.html


wow is anyone else reporting that?
 
2014-03-07 09:19:30 PM  

duckpoopy: 9:30am - (UNOFFICIAL) Flight MH370 has resurfaced and landed safely in Nanming, China. Early reports say that the aircraft had experienced a cockpit electronics malfunction.
As of this moment, the flight crew and all 239 passengers onboard are believed to be unharmed as some of the crew has already informed their families of their safety.
More updates to come.


Nice catch. I hope this is for real.
 
2014-03-07 09:19:43 PM  

Captain Steroid: [public.media.smithsonianmag.com image 470x300]

I never did trust that auto- Otto pilot. >_>

FTFY

 
2014-03-07 09:19:48 PM  
Airbus / Scarebus continues its ritual un-prosecuted pre-meditated killing of passengers world wide. From forcing tsunami destroyed countries to buy Scarebus to get aid, to failing the A380 150% wing-loading test, Scarebus builds on its reputation for falling out of the sky. FL35, cruise and it "breaks up". Nice. Good planes.

If its not a Boeing, I'm not going.

Scarebus continues its engineering of murder and mayhem the world over. How many of our sons, daughters mothers and fathers and wives and husbands must be murdered by SCAREBUS before we stop this animal!

There have been recent and still as yet unexplained incidents at cruising altitude in the A330

See Qantas A330-300 (Flight QF72) emergency landing in Western Australia:

http://www.youtube.com/v/5d7aZtSOWZE

Concerning an A330 crash at an air show in France; a Discovery Channel documentary on this plane indicates that Air France had their best pilot on this plane and that computer was the cause:

http://www.youtube.com/v/fX4_Ho992TQ

Airbus / Scarebus continues its ritual un-prosecuted pre-meditated killing of passengers world wide. From forcing tsunami destroyed countries to buy Scarebus to get aid, to failing the A380 150% wing-loading test, Scarebus builds on its reputation for falling out of the sky. FL35, cruise and it "breaks up". Nice. Good planes.

Boeing planes crash because operators violate the plane. Screw up maintenance. Basically Boeing crashes are from terrorists, people painting over pressure sensors, people flying them into things or massive mechanical failures brought on by horrific neglect or poor maintenance. They can be EXPLAINED.

Scarebus accidents have a scary high percentage of massive catastrophic failure that cannot be explained.

All I have to say is : B-17, B-24, B-29 and B-52, these planes were built in ways that could soak up gun fire for well over 60 years. They know how to build planes that have more than normal survivability. Air BUS. Its not AirPlane, its AirBus. Cheap garbage made as cheaply as possible to line the pockets of fat cats and unionized sickos and the safety of the plane is left to be at the EXACT minimums required, and they cheat often at those. Airbus is the culture of death. If you own stock in them, you are a killer. If you work for them, you are a killer.

Tsunami-hit Thais told: Buy six planes or face EU tariffs

Published Date: 19 January 2005 By FRASER NELSON

TSUNAMI-struck Thailand has been told by the European Commission that it must buy six A380 Airbus aircraft if it wants to escape the tariffs against its fishing industry.
While millions of Europeans are sending aid to Thailand to help its recovery, trade authorities in Brussels are demanding that Thai Airlines, its national carrier, pays £1.3 billion to buy its double-decker aircraft.


The wing of the Airbus A380 static test specimen suffered a structural failure below the ultimate load target during trials in Toulouse earlier this week, but Airbus is confident that it will not need to modify production aircraft.

The airframer has been running load trials on a full scale A380 static test specimen in Toulouse since late 2004 (pictured below). After completing "limit load" tests (ie the maximum loads likely to experienced by the aircraft during normal service), progressively greater loads have been applied to the specimen towards the required 1.5 times the limit load. Engineers develop finite element models (FEM) to calculate the load requirements.

"The failure occurred last Tuesday between 1.45 and 1.5 times the limit load at a point between the inboard and outboard engines," says Airbus executive vice president engineering Alain Garcia. "This is within 3% of the 1.5 target, which shows the accuracy of the FEM." He adds that the ultimate load trial is an "extremely severe test during which a wing deflection of 7.4m (24.3ft) was recorded".
 
2014-03-07 09:21:22 PM  

ariseatex: duckpoopy: It's a Christmas miracle
http://malaysiandigest.com/frontpage/282-main-tile/492200-mas-kl-bei ji ng-flight-missing.html

*confused*

Nanming might be on a great-circle path between Kuala Lumpur & Beijing, but it's about halfway in between, which means it's been on the ground for at least five hours now in a city of 4 million.  How would it take this long to contact anyone?  I want to believe this report, but it doesn't make sense.


It's possible they stopped and circled for a while trying to get things working again, and went to land when fuel got low.
 
2014-03-07 09:21:23 PM  

cc_rider: duckpoopy: 9:30am - (UNOFFICIAL) Flight MH370 has resurfaced and landed safely in Nanming, China. Early reports say that the aircraft had experienced a cockpit electronics malfunction.
As of this moment, the flight crew and all 239 passengers onboard are believed to be unharmed as some of the crew has already informed their families of their safety.
More updates to come.

Nice catch. I hope this is for real.


well the source says unofficial and the timing is certainly suspect
 
2014-03-07 09:21:26 PM  
Nice catch. I hope this is for real.

+1
 
2014-03-07 09:21:29 PM  

duckpoopy: It's a Christmas miracle
http://malaysiandigest.com/frontpage/282-main-tile/492200-mas-kl-bei ji ng-flight-missing.html


If so, that's great ... but how did it go undetected for so long?
 
2014-03-07 09:22:42 PM  

cc_rider: duckpoopy: 9:30am - (UNOFFICIAL) Flight MH370 has resurfaced and landed safely in Nanming, China. Early reports say that the aircraft had experienced a cockpit electronics malfunction.
As of this moment, the flight crew and all 239 passengers onboard are believed to be unharmed as some of the crew has already informed their families of their safety.
More updates to come.

Nice catch. I hope this is for real.


Unfortunately the Sydney Morning Herald shares my doubts:

Licenced pilot John Preston said that rumours that the aircraft has made an emergency landing in Nanming are unlikely.
"I think we can safely discount that."
He said Chinese authorities had confirmed the plane had not entered their airspace.  He said there were several ways for the aircraft to communicate with the authorities but that does not appear to have happened.
 
2014-03-07 09:23:32 PM  

cc_rider: duckpoopy: 9:30am - (UNOFFICIAL) Flight MH370 has resurfaced and landed safely in Nanming, China. Early reports say that the aircraft had experienced a cockpit electronics malfunction.
As of this moment, the flight crew and all 239 passengers onboard are believed to be unharmed as some of the crew has already informed their families of their safety.
More updates to come.

Nice catch. I hope this is for real.


... that was supposedly posted an hour ago. No other news seems to have picked up on it yet.
 
2014-03-07 09:23:45 PM  

peachy92: TheKnownUniverse: I feel bad that the first thought that crossed my mind was "Can't wait for the Mayday/ACI ep!"

Glad to see I wasn't the only one to think that.

Yes, I'm a Mayday junkie, too.  But, it also calms my fear of flight.

/hoping for the best but bracing for the worst.


Yeah... I'm a damn dirty addict. It certainly doesn't help me not be afraid of flying, though. I'm usually fine, but I went on an Air Disasters binge the week before going on a trip a few months back, and, yeah, I won't be doing that again. I was halfway to a panic attack the whole bloody trip.

And I'm just going to go ahead and assume that there aren't survivors at this point. Not the outcome anyone wants, but seems most likely.
 
2014-03-07 09:23:58 PM  

Arachnophobe: "All I ask is that you remain calm... and pray."

/should not be obscure




i14.photobucket.com

/Not at all
 
2014-03-07 09:24:12 PM  
First "Heroes" and now this. Hopefully they'll also pick up "Deadwood" for rebooted series with crappy endings.
 
2014-03-07 09:24:18 PM  

mark12A: Behold the first successful use of the intra-uterine bomb....


LAUGHTER OL
 
2014-03-07 09:24:19 PM  
I hate to say it but with everyone and their brother having cellphones and twitter, we would have heard about this in all likelihood.  Hell we get reports and visuals as the events are unfolding while in the air many times.  Given there has been nothing official, it still looks like a catastrophic event early on in the flight which prevented any communication that there was a problem before it occurred.
 
2014-03-07 09:24:34 PM  

cc_rider: duckpoopy: 9:30am - (UNOFFICIAL) Flight MH370 has resurfaced and landed safely in Nanming, China. Early reports say that the aircraft had experienced a cockpit electronics malfunction.
As of this moment, the flight crew and all 239 passengers onboard are believed to be unharmed as some of the crew has already informed their families of their safety.
More updates to come.

Nice catch. I hope this is for real.


THIS
 
2014-03-07 09:25:06 PM  

ariseatex: cc_rider: duckpoopy: 9:30am - (UNOFFICIAL) Flight MH370 has resurfaced and landed safely in Nanming, China. Early reports say that the aircraft had experienced a cockpit electronics malfunction.
As of this moment, the flight crew and all 239 passengers onboard are believed to be unharmed as some of the crew has already informed their families of their safety.
More updates to come.

Nice catch. I hope this is for real.

Unfortunately the Sydney Morning Herald shares my doubts:

Licenced pilot John Preston said that rumours that the aircraft has made an emergency landing in Nanming are unlikely.
"I think we can safely discount that."
He said Chinese authorities had confirmed the plane had not entered their airspace.  He said there were several ways for the aircraft to communicate with the authorities but that does not appear to have happened.


I wonder if it's possible that China has decided they should take this plane hostage after landing in their airspace on an emergency, and just hasn't decided who to tell when about it?
 
2014-03-07 09:25:15 PM  

shower_in_my_socks: SuperNinjaToad: It's at 35K ft and suddenly dissapears!

[img.fark.net image 600x450]


That's what I was thinking too. If the transponder (or whatever is transmitting the altitude/airspeed data) was still functional, you'd have traces all the way back to the ground. It's weird that it just stops like that.
 
2014-03-07 09:25:27 PM  
Oldiron_79:

Maybe the Vietnamese shot it down. Does anyone really want to go to war with them if they did?

Americans have a sick mind. Say, Vietnam shot it down, wtf. would that have to do with USA?

Its your farking reaction to everything. War.
 
2014-03-07 09:27:48 PM  

duckpoopy: Oh no. I hope no Americans were on board. God Bless.


Really? It's 227 PEOPLE. Who cares where they're from.
 
2014-03-07 09:28:37 PM  

Paris1127: raerae1980: Now I have to go watch Mayday: air disasters on youtube.

I love that show... I wish it aired new episodes in the US at the same time they premiere in Canada


I watched it on Netflix today   Some pretty interesting crashes. The Gimli glider was cool as hell.
 
2014-03-07 09:29:05 PM  

spawn73: Oldiron_79:

Maybe the Vietnamese shot it down. Does anyone really want to go to war with them if they did?

Americans have a sick mind. Say, Vietnam shot it down, wtf. would that have to do with USA?

Its your farking reaction to everything. War.


I don't even think Vietnam would have even the remotest of reasons for shooting down a commercial plane.

Also, Wikipedia already has an article on this.
 
2014-03-07 09:29:19 PM  

spawn73: Oldiron_79:

Maybe the Vietnamese shot it down. Does anyone really want to go to war with them if they did?

Americans have a sick mind. Say, Vietnam shot it down, wtf. would that have to do with USA?

Its your farking reaction to everything. War.


Experience...

desmond.imageshack.us
 
2014-03-07 09:30:03 PM  
meow said the dog:

If its not a Boeing, I'm not going.

You're not going anywhere regardless. Just be happy you're allowed to use the public libraries internet, you crazy bum.
 
2014-03-07 09:30:04 PM  
Came looking for the 'Shaemus' reference.... Leaving unsatisfied..
 
2014-03-07 09:30:34 PM  

Prophet of Loss: Gyrfalcon: Either it's crashed, which is bad; or it's gone through a wormhole in time and will end up in another dimension, which is also bad.

[2.bp.blogspot.com image 396x300]


Good reference there!
 
2014-03-07 09:30:48 PM  
vietnam stating radio and radar contact lost at 1:20 am local  time
 
2014-03-07 09:32:03 PM  

Hobodeluxe: cc_rider: duckpoopy: 9:30am - (UNOFFICIAL) Flight MH370 has resurfaced and landed safely in Nanming, China. Early reports say that the aircraft had experienced a cockpit electronics malfunction.
As of this moment, the flight crew and all 239 passengers onboard are believed to be unharmed as some of the crew has already informed their families of their safety.
More updates to come.

Nice catch. I hope this is for real.

well the source says unofficial and the timing is certainly suspect


I don't put much weight in "unofficial" reports either, but until there's a conformation, I will keep hoping for the best.

If it turns out to be false, there's going to be some people seriously pissed off at that website.
 
2014-03-07 09:32:18 PM  

duckpoopy: Oh no. I hope no Americans were on board. God Bless.


Either a troll or just a farking retarded flag wearing redneck. Not sure which one to wager on.
 
2014-03-07 09:33:09 PM  

Mr. Ekshun: Russ1642: Phony_Soldier: Just finished watching the Nova program on the Tenor Reef incident. My thoughts and prayers are with them.

Pavorotti Paganini died on that flight, right?

[cdn.head-fi.org image 568x320]
FTFJones


WIN

oh hell I feel bad all of a sudden.

Hopefully a Discovery documentary on this will provide some closure.
 
2014-03-07 09:33:37 PM  

katerbug72: Paris1127: raerae1980: Now I have to go watch Mayday: air disasters on youtube.

I love that show... I wish it aired new episodes in the US at the same time they premiere in Canada

I watched it on Netflix today   Some pretty interesting crashes. The Gimli glider was cool as hell.


Although it's not strictly relevant here, my favorite tale of harrowing aerial struggle is Pardo's Push.

You can just imagine the kind of thoughts going through a pilot's mind at a time like that... to come up with a long-shot like that, that actually worked, is amazing.
 
2014-03-07 09:36:24 PM  

meow said the dog: Airbus / Scarebus continues its ritual un-prosecuted pre-meditated killing of passengers world wide. From forcing tsunami destroyed countries to buy Scarebus to get aid, to failing the A380 150% wing-loading test, Scarebus builds on its reputation for falling out of the sky. FL35, cruise and it "breaks up". Nice. Good planes.

If its not a Boeing, I'm not going.

Scarebus continues its engineering of murder and mayhem the world over. How many of our sons, daughters mothers and fathers and wives and husbands must be murdered by SCAREBUS before we stop this animal!

There have been recent and still as yet unexplained incidents at cruising altitude in the A330

See Qantas A330-300 (Flight QF72) emergency landing in Western Australia:

http://www.youtube.com/v/5d7aZtSOWZE

Concerning an A330 crash at an air show in France; a Discovery Channel documentary on this plane indicates that Air France had their best pilot on this plane and that computer was the cause:

http://www.youtube.com/v/fX4_Ho992TQ

Airbus / Scarebus continues its ritual un-prosecuted pre-meditated killing of passengers world wide. From forcing tsunami destroyed countries to buy Scarebus to get aid, to failing the A380 150% wing-loading test, Scarebus builds on its reputation for falling out of the sky. FL35, cruise and it "breaks up". Nice. Good planes.

Boeing planes crash because operators violate the plane. Screw up maintenance. Basically Boeing crashes are from terrorists, people painting over pressure sensors, people flying them into things or massive mechanical failures brought on by horrific neglect or poor maintenance. They can be EXPLAINED.

Scarebus accidents have a scary high percentage of massive catastrophic failure that cannot be explained.

All I have to say is : B-17, B-24, B-29 and B-52, these planes were built in ways that could soak up gun fire for well over 60 years. They know how to build planes that have more than normal survivability. Air BUS. Its not AirPlane, its AirBus. Cheap g ...


You were coherent. I must mark my calender.
 
2014-03-07 09:38:04 PM  
Does anyone have the marinara saucing for the copypasta shared to you all by me?
 
2014-03-07 09:39:45 PM  

Dragonflew: duckpoopy: Oh no. I hope no Americans were on board. God Bless.

Wow... are Americans more important than other human beings?


Only the ones without fatness. Oh wait this is finding the needle in the stacking of hay.
 
2014-03-07 09:40:04 PM  
i231.photobucket.com

cinematrices.files.wordpress.com

content8.flixster.com

www.chud.com
 
2014-03-07 09:40:18 PM  

Kensey: katerbug72: Paris1127: raerae1980: Now I have to go watch Mayday: air disasters on youtube.

I love that show... I wish it aired new episodes in the US at the same time they premiere in Canada

I watched it on Netflix today   Some pretty interesting crashes. The Gimli glider was cool as hell.

Although it's not strictly relevant here, my favorite tale of harrowing aerial struggle is Pardo's Push.

You can just imagine the kind of thoughts going through a pilot's mind at a time like that... to come up with a long-shot like that, that actually worked, is amazing.


I liked the one where the captain was blown out the windscreen and they managed to hold onto his feet for the rest of the flight. That guy flew like Mitt's dog for quite a while.
 
2014-03-07 09:42:32 PM  

TheKnownUniverse: Paris1127: raerae1980: Now I have to go watch Mayday: air disasters on youtube.

I love that show... I wish it aired new episodes in the US at the same time they premiere in Canada

I feel bad that the first thought that crossed my mind was "Can't wait for the Mayday/ACI ep!"

I usually binge watch that show on YouTube right before I have to fly. Dunno why, makes flying interesting maybe....


Ha, do the same thing.
 
2014-03-07 09:42:41 PM  

Russ1642: flew like Mitt's dog for quite a while


LMAO

/need it right now
 
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