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(Boston.com)   Mysterious disappearance of Malaysian airline gets slightly less mysterious as worker on an oil rig platform of the coast of Vietnam sends an e-mail to his bosses saying he saw a flaming jetliner plunge into the sea   (boston.com) divider line 206
    More: Interesting, Malaysia, Vietnam, Malaysia Airlines, jetliner, DigitalGlobe, Judy Woodruff, South China Sea, Gulf of Thailand  
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2014-03-12 09:20:00 PM  

queezyweezel: Deep Contact: stonicus: Deep Contact: I'm the first to report a meteor hit the plane in the perfect spot to avoid explosion but take it down.

Actually, CNN earlier today had the "hit by meteor" theory...

Where do you think they got it from?

I mentioned it on here a few days ago. That and the possibility of a collision with a military aircraft.


So lets get this straight, I mentioned it first, then you wrote about it, then CNN puts it in a story.
 
2014-03-12 09:49:23 PM  

the_coach5040: FarkingReading: The plane had lost power in all three engines, dropped from thirty-four thousand feet to twelve thousand feet. Something like four miles. When the steep glide began, people rose, fell, collided, swam in their seats. Then the serious screaming and moaning began. Almost immediately a voice from the flight deck was heard on the intercom: "We're falling out of the sky! We're going down! We're a silver gleaming death machine!" This outburst struck the passengers as an all but total breakdown of authority, competence and command presence and it brought on a round of fresh and desperate wailing.


Huh?


If you google it, you come to the realization that it's from a book called "White Noise" that is a piece of social satire. Sort of like sticking a picture as a funny juxtaposition to what's going on in a story or thread, so are oddly ironic, goofy, or fitting quotes.
 
2014-03-12 09:57:57 PM  

the_coach5040: FarkingReading: The plane had lost power in all three engines, dropped from thirty-four thousand feet to twelve thousand feet. Something like four miles. When the steep glide began, people rose, fell, collided, swam in their seats. Then the serious screaming and moaning began. Almost immediately a voice from the flight deck was heard on the intercom: "We're falling out of the sky! We're going down! We're a silver gleaming death machine!" This outburst struck the passengers as an all but total breakdown of authority, competence and command presence and it brought on a round of fresh and desperate wailing.


Huh?


Don DeLillo - "White Noise"

I've always found that part memorable.

/fear of flying
 
2014-03-13 12:29:56 AM  

StopLurkListen: ummhima2: eyewitnesses are notoriously unreliable and confuse many simple details so it is hard to believe someone who remembers the exact longitude and latitude of the event

It's likely that someone working at an oil rig at sea would know his longitude and latitude.


in a lot of the countries involved lying in a report/hoax or just pissing off those in charge will get you dead if the families dont chase you down and kill you firs,t delaying the report for 5 days of a flaming craft would subject you to lawsuits from families that their loved one survived and later died because this asshat  delayed the search and rescue teams arrival at the real crash site or that  his delay in reporting caused the deaths

"I tried to contact the Malaysian and Vietnam officials several days ago. But I do not know if the message was received."

I'm not endorsing the witness claim as legitimate, but you are off in your judgement.


not off in judgement he could have released the email to the media 4 days ago if he did not get a response or even within hours by directly contacting the media the same click of the mouse that sent the email to his boss could have sent the email to the media the same calls to the government could have also been made to the media several of the volunteer search and rescue teams also have websites, phones, and offices where he could have gone and made a fuss until someone listened

what said was that in these countries if he failed to report it fast enough or lied he can not only face humiliation in the media but also death penalty as well as massive lawsuits from families
 
2014-03-13 01:13:39 AM  
I saw a dog fall down.
 
2014-03-13 11:15:27 AM  

Solid Muldoon: I saw a dog fall down.


That's nice, dear. Now go wash your face.
 
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