The southern Indian Ocean, where investigators suspect missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may have come down, is one place where a commercial airliner can crash without a ship spotting it, a radar plotting it or even a satellite picking it up. The post Search for MH370: Indian Ocean Poses Daunting Challenge appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
With the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 expanding far into both the Indian Ocean and southwest towards Australia, a court testimony by an al-Qaeda supergrass that he helped Malaysian al Qaeda members organize a plane hijacking is getting renewed scrutiny. Show More Summary
(Credit: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP) The new search zone is now dauntingly large -- the plane could be anywhere from Kazakhstan to the southern Indian Ocean.
All are praying for people nobody knows where is the plane, All are trying best to find them but still no signs… BREAKING: MH370 Was Hijacked – A Malaysian government official has told the Associated Press the government has concluded missing Boeing 777 was hijacked. BREAKING: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may have been deliberately diverted […]
A missing Malaysian airliner was likely to have been deliberately steered to a course that could have taken it anywhere from central Asia to the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia's prime minister said on Saturday. The post Malaysian Airliner Was Diverted Deliberately – Malaysian PM appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Malaysian Authorities extended their investigation of missing flight MH370 up into Kazaknstan, Turkmenistan and northern Thailand and south to the Indian Ocean. The Nation reported: The search for MH370 enters a new phase based on new satellite data received, said … Continue reading ?
News.com.au reported tonight that a Malaysian official said that evidence of hijacking was "conclusive." The last satellite transmission from the flight has been traced to the Indian Ocean, somewhere off the coast of Perth, Australia. The official also said that only a skilled pilot coould have navigated the plane in such a way as to avoid radar detection. Read more...
Government denies reports Boeing 777 was deliberately flown off course as search areas widened into Indian Ocean.
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has generated dozens of theories on where it is now, from the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea, and how it vanished. Here's a rundown of what we know and what we don't, along with clues and theories about what happened to the Boeing 777 jetliner:
... or trying to find a grain of salt in San Francisco or a red blood cell at Burning Man. Rob Cockerham explains why the search for Malaysian flight 370 isn't easy.
As the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner shifts to the vast expanses of the Indian Ocean, the hunt for an Air France plane that vanished over the Atlantic in 2009 provides some sobering lessons. The post Search For Malaysian Jet Proving Tougher Than Two-Year Air France Hunt appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
It sounds like the search for the missing flight 370 may be shifting west, into the Indian Ocean. So how hard is it to find a Boeing 777 in the Indian Ocean? Since we humans are so bad at contemplating things at massive scale (the solar...Show More Summary
“Now they’re looking for it on the bottom of the Indian Ocean. Maybe they’ll find my second term agenda there.” - Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote -
Military radar evidence suggests the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner was deliberately flown west toward the Indian Ocean’s Andaman Islands, sources told Reuters on Friday as mounting evidence pointed to a criminal inquiry into Flight MH370.
A week since Malaysia Airlines flight 370 lost contact with air traffic control, there's new evidence that might reveal the whereabouts of the missing Boeing 777. A theory suggests the flight was "deliberately diverted" to the Andaman...Show More Summary
Search Expands for Malaysian Jetliner Top News: The search for the missing Malaysian jetliner expanded further into the Indian Ocean. According to a U.S. official, the plane sent signals for four hours after the aircraft went missing. If the plane had suffered serious failure, all signals would be expected to stop. Show More Summary
There were new signs the aircraft may have flown on for hours after its last radar contact.
Separate shutdown of communication systems on board flight MH370 sparks claims of deliberate masking of aircraft's progress
To better envision the difficulty of finding an aircraft in an ocean, I re-scaled the task. I expected that it would be similar to finding a needle in Disneyland. Not very familar with the size of the Indian Ocean, that turned out to be understating the challenge.
Following days of mystery, the United States has stepped forward and announced that authorities have seen an “indication” that the Malaysia Airlines jetliner may actually have crashed into the Indian Ocean.