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    (Original post by Noble.)
    What are you on about?
    Aeroplane weak construction
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    (Original post by Sena5)
    Aeroplane weak construction
    What do you mean 'aeroplane weak construction'?
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    (Original post by Sena5)
    Aeroplane weak construction
    You do know that the Malaysian airlines (and most airlines in the world) don't manufacture the planes, right? Flight QZ8501 uses an Airbus plane and the Malaysian jets were all made by Boeing in America.
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    (Original post by Motorbiker)
    Shocking news.

    Hope they at least find the plane this time to give families etc closure.

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    I do maintain - how the hell do you lose a plane?!
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    (Original post by Roving Fish)
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    I do maintain - how the hell do you lose a plane?!
    Quite easily, they go out of radar coverage. Their transponder stops working. The air taffic radar has a malfunction. Bad weather interferes with the radar contact. etc.

    Then once you've lost radar contact, it comes into a CB cloud, experiences weather that effects flight, aircraft malfunction, once it hits the sea when visiblity is as bad as it is now its not easy to find the wreckage.
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    It was shot down by the Americans (probably hacked it) just like they did with MH370
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...s-9939710.html
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    (Original post by Lionheart96)
    It was shot down by the Americans (probably hacked it) just like they did with MH370
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...s-9939710.html
    Zero evidence, pure conspiracy theory. It barely had the range to fly to diego garcia even if it was hijacked/hacked straight from take off not to mention that immarsat picked up a contact about 2000 miles east of diego garcia before it disappeared.

    Just because a former french aircraft CEO has an article in the independent that blames the yanks doesn't mean its right even if they are usually to blame!
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    What the hell...only just seen this
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    This is what happens when airlines choose to cost cut on safety.

    "Tis nothing but a hairline fracture, fire her up Flight Lieutenant Kim!"
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    (Original post by AlphaTango)
    Zero evidence, pure conspiracy theory. It barely had the range to fly to diego garcia even if it was hijacked/hacked straight from take off not to mention that immarsat picked up a contact about 2000 miles east of diego garcia before it disappeared.

    Just because a former french aircraft CEO has an article in the independent that blames the yanks doesn't mean its right even if they are usually to blame!
    of course theres zero evidence, Im just putting it out there.
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    Not again, just awful this
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    Been missing for over 12 hours now, seems the pilot climbed to 38000 feet to avoid bad weather, air Asia has a reputation for safety concerns, they were banned from flying into EU airspace for 3 years because their planes werent safe enough.
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    (Original post by Roving Fish)
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    I do maintain - how the hell do you lose a plane?!
    It crashes. Then there is no plan to detect.
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    (Original post by InnerTemple)
    It crashes. Then there is no plan to detect.
    You'd think that with the amount of technology we have available right now, we'd be able to stabilise the data communications even through ****ty weather.
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    What, another one?? Maaan, 2014 was one heck of a year, one tragedy after another.
    I pray for them and their families.
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    I reckon all those on-board are dead.
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    So are missing planes...you know...gonna be a regular thing now?

    So sad.
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    (Original post by bittr n swt)
    So are missing planes...you know...gonna be a regular thing now?

    So sad.
    Never flying again
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    (Original post by Roving Fish)
    You'd think that with the amount of technology we have available right now, we'd be able to stabilise the data communications even through ****ty weather.
    Well it is early on and I am not really sure what information has been released about this.

    What do they mean when they say that they "lost contact"? Did the radar signature remain but audio communications were lost? Did some radar trace remain? Did the plane vanish completely from the screen?

    Each is the sign of a different type of problem.
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    (Original post by upagumtree)
    Never flying again
    Lol just don't fly to Asia for a while you can fly anywhere else
 
 
 
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