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    last year i dont think anything like this was heard of this year you had the malaysia planes and now air asia dont you think its strange that none of this happened before 2014 and now more than 1 occurence happens...?

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    It's not that uncommon.
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    (Original post by ha27)
    last year i dont think anything like this was heard of this year you had the malaysia planes and now air asia dont you think its strange that none of this happened before 2014 and now more than 1 occurence happens...?
    Just Google "aircraft crash statistics" and you'll see how they happen every few weeks.

    It's just a quiet time of year for news and the media love giving out bad news at Xmas and New Year.
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    but how come the malaysia airline that went down was so publicised out of all of all of them

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    (Original post by Kill3er)
    It's not that uncommon.
    An aircraft with over 150 passengers has never gone missing before. 2 have now disappeared in one year, in the same region of the world.
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    (Original post by Fideo)
    An aircraft with over 150 passengers has never gone missing before. 2 have now disappeared in one year, in the same region of the world.
    But the second one is much easier to find
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    (Original post by shawn_o1)
    But the second one is much easier to find
    How so
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    (Original post by Fideo)
    How so
    Not far from land obviously.
    If AF447 can be found then surely QZ8501 can as well
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    (Original post by ha27)
    last year i dont think anything like this was heard of this year you had the malaysia planes and now air asia dont you think its strange that none of this happened before 2014 and now more than 1 occurence happens...?

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of..._aircraft#2013

    EDIT: Nvm. Forget the facts. The government did it using their mind control teleportation ray guns from Draconia.
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    Illuminati confirmed.
    No. Statistics. Probability. Stop panicking.
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    (Original post by Fideo)
    An aircraft with over 150 passengers has never gone missing before. 2 have now disappeared in one year, in the same region of the world.
    Co-incidences happen. So do bad things. Life is not fair.

    You've got links to the records, the stats are easily found online too.

    Anyway... to put it into context...

    162 + 239 people = 401 dead in two crashes in 296 days.

    Malaria kills that many people every 63 seconds.

    Every 21 hours, that many children starve to death in the world.

    It takes the Americans 9 days to murder 401 of each other, 13 days if you only count shootings.

    20 times that many have died from Ebola.

    It took only 85 days for that many people to die on the road in the UK in 2013, and we have some of the safest roads in the world.

    You are far more likely to be struck and killed by lightning during 2015 than if you spent 30 years 24x7 in the air in a Malysian airline aircraft.
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    (Original post by Simes)
    Co-incidences happen. So do bad things. Life is not fair.

    You've got links to the records, the stats are easily found online too.

    Anyway... to put it into context...

    162 + 239 people = 401 dead in two crashes in 296 days.

    Malaria kills that many people every 63 seconds.

    Every 21 hours, that many children starve to death in the world.

    It takes the Americans 9 days to murder 401 of each other, 13 days if you only count shootings.

    20 times that many have died from Ebola.

    It took only 85 days for that many people to die on the road in the UK in 2013, and we have some of the safest roads in the world.

    You are far more likely to be struck and killed by lightning during 2015 than if you spent 30 years 24x7 in the air in a Malysian airline aircraft.
    That's real nice but completely irrelevant. Planes disappearing is strange, people dying of diseases isn't.
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    (Original post by Fideo)
    The media reporting of Planes disappearing is strange
    ftfy

    They used to do it a lot a few decades ago, going on about the Bermuda Triangle nonsense, until that was thoroughly debunked.
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    (Original post by Simes)
    ftfy

    They used to do it a lot a few decades ago, going on about the Bermuda Triangle nonsense, until that was thoroughly debunked.
    This really isn't equivalent to the Bermuda Triangle
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    (Original post by Fideo)
    This really isn't equivalent to the Bermuda Triangle
    Well, no. That was multiple aeroplanes and ships in one geographical area.

    This was two aeroplanes nearly a year apart from two different airlines disappearing over different oceans where one appeared to have a dodgy pilot and the other was in bad weather.

    The Bermuda Triangle nonsense at least had stuff in common.

    This is just two unrelated events, except they were both aeroplanes, and they crash at about one a month.

    Big deal.
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    I don't know why everyone is being so hard on the OP here. He/She is talking about commercial jets going missing, not just crashing. There's still every chance that this Air Asia plane will be found, but if it wasn't, I would agree that it's highly unusual for two such large commercial jets to go unfound within such a short space of time.
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    ALIENS
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    The Asian Bermuda triangle
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    (Original post by Alex103)
    ALIENS
    Ssshhh! That's a secret!
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    Have you seriously not noticed that the news companies jump on whatever narrative seems to be getting the most attention/clicks and pump more stories out that fit with that narrative? It's getting more and more obvious.

    When a plane goes missing, suddenly there are loads of stories about a plane that struggled to put down its landing gear or a plane that had to land shortly after taking off to correct a fault ('oh my god! Just imagine if it hadn't solved the problem and the problem happened to also be something completely different and also happened to occur over a giant ocean that wasn't part of its actual flight path - then it could have been yet another missing plane! Planes are disappearing all over the place! Illuminati!).

    They seemed to be trying to draw connections between the shoppers being killed in France by a terrorist and the shoppers being killed by a rogue lorry in Glasgow the other week too, but it could be a coincidence.

    In conclusion: stop being a sucker. News corporations don't decide which stories to cover according to how news-worthy they are, they choose them based on how many people are going to give a **** and read them. And conjuring up scary narratives that make people wonder why certain things are suddenly happening 'all the time' does a great job of getting people to tune in.
 
 
 
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