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« Reply #340 on: April 24, 2014, 04:29:12 PM »


Why is there official deafening silence in regards to any Diego Garcia satellite and communication records that were gathered in the course of the MH370 investigation ... Diego Garcia satellite and communication records regarding suspected happenings encompassing the morning of March 8, 2014?

Think about it.  Diego Garcia is a US military base in that middle of the Indian Ocean that has reportedly served as a base for launching/refuelling planes that were headed to Iraq and Afghanistan.  It has also been reported that Diego Garcia has served as a detention centre for the purpose of interrogating suspected Islamic terrorists prior to being transferred to Guantanamo Bay.

Could it be that the Malasian pilot of MH370 asphyxiated all passengers/ crew on board when he assented to and stayed at a maximum altitude for over twenty minutes?  Could it be that the pilot was privy to an oxygen supply?

Could it be that the Maylasian pilot had planned and practised ahead with the use of his flight simulator how he would reach Diego Garcia undetected with the intent of crashing MH370 into a strategic target on the Island with the intent of hindering the objectives of the top secret US military base?

Could it be that the pilot failed to consider the possibility of being observed by Maldive residents while flying at a very low altitude over their Islands on the route towards Diego Garcia?

Could it be that in the name of national security the searches for MH370 in the South China Seas and the South Indian Ocean have been an attempt to distract world attention from a top secret US Miliary base?

It is my sincere hope that the families of MH370 receive the answers and proof they so desperately seek regarding the search areas.  Despite my suspicions to the contrary ... I would lay my theory to rest IF it was learned that behind the scenes Diego Garcia has been a focus of the search for MH370 ... a focus that was ruled out through satellite and communication early on through records.

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MH370 families storm out of glitchy teleconference with Malaysian officials
By Steve Almasy and Rene Marsh, CNN
updated 8:22 PM EDT, Wed April 16, 2014


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The families have 26 questions they want answered now. Some of the "questions" are requests that evidence be shared with them, including the flight's logbook and recording of air traffic control on March 8, the night the plane disappeared with 239 people aboard.

Many of the 26 questions focus on technical issues involving emergency locator transmitters, or ELTs, and "black boxes." With an apparent in-depth understanding of how these work, the families ask about the specific technology on the missing plane.

The families also ask whether search and rescue teams have final results from searched areas ....

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« Reply #342 on: April 24, 2014, 05:22:11 PM »

Anger as MH370 families meet airline staff
5:34am April 25, 2014


A meeting between relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing flight MH370 and Malaysia Airlines staff has descended into chaos, with police stepping in to separate both sides amid angry scenes in a Beijing hotel.

Up until three weeks ago, Malaysian government and military officials held regular briefings with the relatives to update them on the search for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that went missing on March 8.

Anger mounted this week as relatives demanded the resumption of meetings with high-level government staff.

Tensions boiled over at Thursday's briefing, with some relatives saying they were on a "hunger strike" in protest after airline officials told them they were unable to get the Malaysian embassy to send a representative to answer their questions. ....

The relatives last month staged an angry protest at the Malaysian embassy in Beijing.

Nothing has been seen of the plane or its 239 passengers and crew since it vanished off radar screens during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8.

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« Reply #343 on: April 24, 2014, 05:43:17 PM »

Passengers' relatives demand again: Release data
April 24, 2014


CNN) -- As word came Thursday that the Malaysian government had filed a preliminary report about missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Sarah Bajc implored that the nation's officials share it with passengers' loved ones.

Bajc, the partner of American passenger Philip Wood, said the report is just one of many pieces of information families have been demanding that authorities release for weeks.

Officials have not explained why relatives haven't received the report as they've requested, Bajc said on CNN's "New Day."  ....

On Wednesday, Steve Wang, whose mother was on the plane, demanded that Malaysian authorities release data for which family members have asked.

He and other relatives have said they do not accept the announcement by Malaysian authorities that the plane went down in the southern Indian Ocean. Wang said "the relatives are doubtful that they are searching the right place."

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« Reply #344 on: April 24, 2014, 08:05:53 PM »

Malaysia Prime Minister's Flip Flop??

APRIL 24, 2014

CNN NEWSROOM
Malaysia Prime Minister Speaks Out
Aired April 24, 2014 - 14:00   ET


(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

NAJIB RAZAK, MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER: On the balance of the evidence, it would be hard to imagine otherwise, Richard.

QUEST: But the significance is, that until Malaysia says the plane has been lost, the compensation packages, the next stage of the proceedings under the Montreal Convention can't take -- go ahead. So I ask you again, prime minister, are you prepared to say that the plane and its passengers are lost?

RAZAK: At some point in time I would be, but -

QUEST: Right now?

RAZAK: Right now I think I need to take into account the feelings of the next of kin. And some of them have said publically that they're not willing to accept it until they find hard evidence.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1404/24/cnr.05.html

VIDEO:

PART 1: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/04/24/mh370-malaysia-pm-najib-razak-quest-intv.cnn.html

PART 2: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/04/24/mh370-malaysia-prime-minister-najib-razak-quest-part-2.cnn.html


MARCH 24, 2014

Malaysia prime minister: Flight 'ended in the southern Indian Ocean'
March 24, 2014, 7:20 a.m


BEIJING -- A grim-faced Malaysian prime minister had an emergency late-night news conference Monday, saying that the long-missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 “ended in the southern Indian Ocean” with no hope of survivors.

Najib Razak said his conclusion was based on new data from the British satellite company Inmarsat, identifying the last known location of the flight as southwest of Perth, Australia.

"This is a remote location far from any possible landing sites. It is therefore with deep sadness and regret that I must inform you, that according to this new data, flight MH 370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean,’’ he said delivering his brief statement at the news conference in Kuala Lumpur.

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http://www.latimes.com/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-malaysia-plane-prime-miniter-20140324,0,3702204.story#axzz2zqswtSm4


Malaysia Flight 370: Prime Minister tells relatives “all lives are lost”
Posted on: 9:21 am, March 24, 2014


(CNN) — Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went down over the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday, citing a new analysis of satellite data by a British satellite company and accident investigators.

The announcement appeared to rule out the possibility that anyone could have survived whatever happened to the aircraft, which vanished more than two weeks ago with 239 people aboard.

As Razak spoke, airline representatives met with family members in Beijing.

 “They have told us all lives are lost,” one relative of a missing passenger told CNN.

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http://fox2now.com/2014/03/24/malaysia-flight-370-prime-minister-tells-relatives-all-lives-are-lost/

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« Reply #345 on: April 24, 2014, 08:16:28 PM »

As my father used to say "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark".  Why "Denmark"?  I don't have a clue.

Janet

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CNN's Richard Quest speaks exclusively to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak
April 24th, 2014

ON THE TURN BACK AND TRACKING THE PLANE ACROSS MALAYSIA


PM RAZAK: The military radar, the primary radar has some capability. It tracked an aircraft which did a turn back, but they were not exactly sure whether it was MH370. What they were sure of was that the aircraft was not deemed to be hostile.

QUEST: Where they tracking it on the night, at the time it was flying? Or is that an expo facto, when they went back and looked at it?

PM RAZAK: There were, I believe there was a man who was monitoring the radar screen but the interpretation was done after the event.

QUEST: So, no planes were sent up on the night to investigate?

PM RAZAK: No because, simply, it was deemed not to be hostile.

QUEST: Don’t you find that troubling that a civil aircraft can turn back, fly across the country and nobody thinks to go up and have a look? Because one of two things – I understand the threat level – either the plane is in trouble and needs help or it’s nefarious and you really want to know what someone going up there to do. So, as the prime minister, don’t you find that troubling?

PM RAZAK: You see I’m coming back to my earlier statement – they were not sure whether it was MH370.

QUEST: Even more reason to go have a look.

PM RAZAK: They were not sure. But it behaved like a commercial airline following a normal flight path.

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« Reply #346 on: April 24, 2014, 11:29:12 PM »

Streaming coverage

http://stream.wsj.com/story/malaysia-airlines-flight-370/SS-2-475558/

2 HRs ago  Update
Up to Eight Aircraft, 10 Ships to Search Sea Surface for Flight 370 Debris

Isolated Showers, 2-3 Meter Sea Swells Forecast in Flight 370 Search Area
Searchers For Plane Expect 1 Km Visibility in Thunderstorms, 3 Km in Rain
Australia Says Initial Underwater Search for Flight 370 Around 95% Complete
Australia Says Bluefin-21 Submersible Has Found Nothing of Interest
Australian Authority Says Submersible on 13th Underwater Search for Flight 370
Australian Authority: Submersible Has Made No Contacts of Interest to Date
Australia Marine Agency Plans Visual Search of 49,240 Square Kilometers
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« Reply #347 on: April 24, 2014, 11:31:45 PM »

Streaming coverage

http://stream.wsj.com/story/malaysia-airlines-flight-370/SS-2-475558/

33 MINs ago  Update

Australian Authority: Submersible Will Move to Areas Adjacent to Current Search Zone

Australian Authority Says Submersible to Continue the Hunt for Flight 370
Australia Says Consulting With International Partners On Best Way to Continue Flight 370 Search
Australia: Submersible Has Searched About 95% of Focused Circle of 10 Km Radius
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« Reply #348 on: April 25, 2014, 09:31:56 AM »

Streaming coverage

http://stream.wsj.com/story/malaysia-airlines-flight-370/SS-2-475558/

55 MINs ago   Update
April 25 Media Statement on MH370 Incident


Subang, 25 April 2014: Malaysia Airlines confirms that its staff were held at the Lido Hotel ballroom in Beijing by the family members of MH370 as the families expressed dissatisfaction in obtaining details of the missing aircraft on 24 April 2014 at 3pm.

The 200 over family members requested for the presence of a Malaysian official as only Malaysian Airline staff were present at the briefing session.

The 10 airline staff, then, were told to wait at the ballroom whilst a group of 60 family members left for the Malaysian Embassy in an attempt to get a government official to attend the briefing.

The group finally released the staff at 1:44am, 25 April 2014.

In another incident, Malaysia Airlines Security supervisor, Kalaichelven Shunmugam was attacked by a Chinese family member whilst on duty at Lido Hotel in Beijing on 22 April 2014. The airline staff tried to stop an aggressive family member who demanded access to the secretariat, when the latter kicked the staff in his left knee.

Those at the scene managed to defuse the situation and later brought Kalaichelven to the secretariat for first aid assistance.

The staff sustained only light injury.

Malaysia Airlines had filed a police report following the incident.
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« Reply #349 on: April 25, 2014, 06:45:33 PM »

MH370 Tracked by Military Radar? Malaysian PM Now Says Unidentified Aircraft was Detected When Plane Vanished
April 25, 2014 4:56 PM IST


Dispelling weeks of speculations that the missing Malaysian Airlines plane MH370 would have used the technique of 'terrain masking' by flying low to remain undetected, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has now stated that an unidentified aircraft was in fact detected by the military radar on the day the flight mysteriously vanished.

The comment comes as a sharp U-turn from the Malaysia government, after earlier claiming that its civilian radar had not detected any aircraft, and that MH370 had mysteriously disappeared in the wee hours of 8 March, carrying 239 people onboard, on its way to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.

"The military radar, the primary radar, has some capability," Razak told CNN in an interview.

"It tracked an aircraft which did a turn back but they were not sure, exactly sure, whether it was MH370... What they were sure of was that the aircraft was not deemed to be hostile."

The surprise announcement, which seems to be completely inconsistent with the earlier claims by the Malaysian government, is only likely to raise more staunch questions on whether Malaysia is hiding something from the public. Family members of the missing jet stormed the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing on Friday, demanding answers.

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« Reply #350 on: April 25, 2014, 10:26:47 PM »

Planned search on April 25, 2014

At the link:  Images of 3 charts showing search areas for 25 April 2014


http://www.jacc.gov.au/media/releases/2014/april/mr033.aspx

Joint Agency Coordination Centre
Search continues for Malaysian flight MH370
Media Release
25 April 2014—am

Up to 8 military aircraft and 10 ships are planned to assist in today's search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has planned a visual search area totaling approximately 49,240 square kilometres. The centre of the search area lies approximately 1584 kilometres north west of Perth.

The weather forecast for today is for isolated showers, with south easterly winds up to 25 knots, sea swells of two to three metres and visibility of one kilometre in thunderstorms and three kilometres in rain.

Bluefin-21 AUV is currently completing mission 13 in the underwater search area. Bluefin-21 has now completed approximately 95 per cent of the focused underwater search area. No contacts of interest have been found to date.

The focused underwater search area is defined as a circle of 10km radius around the second Towed Pinger Locator detection which occurred on 8 April.

Any further information will be made available if, and when, it becomes available.


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« Reply #351 on: April 25, 2014, 10:36:14 PM »

Planned search on April 26, 2014

At the link:  Images of 3 charts showing search areas for 26 April 2014


http://www.jacc.gov.au/media/releases/2014/april/mr038.aspx

Joint Agency Coordination Centre
Search continues for Malaysian flight MH370
Media Release
26 April 2014—am


Up to 8 military aircraft and 11 ships are planned to assist in today's search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has planned a visual search area totaling approximately 57,311 square kilometres. The centre of the search area lies approximately 1584 kilometres north west of Perth.

The weather forecast for today is for isolated showers, with south easterly winds up to 20 knots, sea swells of two to 2.5 metres and visibility of one kilometre in thunderstorms and three kilometres in rain.

Early into mission 13 yesterday Bluefin-21 was recovered due to a software issue that required resetting. The AUV has technically sophisticated equipment and a reset is not uncommon. Overnight Phoenix technicians resolved the issue and mission 14 is now underway.

Bluefin-21 has completed approximately 95 per cent of the focused underwater search area. No contacts of interest have been found to date.

The focused underwater search area is defined as a circle of 10km radius around the second Towed Pinger Locator detection which occurred on 8 April. If no contacts of interest are made, Bluefin-21 will continue to examine the areas adjacent to the 10km radius.

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« Reply #352 on: April 27, 2014, 01:23:22 AM »

Planned search on April 27, 2014

http://www.jacc.gov.au/media/releases/2014/april/mr039.aspx

Joint Agency Coordination Centre
Search continues for Malaysian flight MH370
Media Release
27 April 2014—am


Due to deteriorating weather conditions, the planned air and surface search has been suspended for today.

Bluefin-21 has completed mission 14 and is expected to commence mission 15 this morning.

No contacts of interest have been found to date.

Bluefin-21 is expected to complete the focused underwater search area and continue examining the areas adjacent to it during mission 15.

Any further information will be made public if, and when, it becomes available.
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« Reply #353 on: April 27, 2014, 08:55:16 PM »

Planned search on April 28, 2014

At the link:  Images of 4 charts showing search areas for 28 April 2014


http://www.jacc.gov.au/media/releases/2014/april/mr040.aspx

Joint Agency Coordination Centre
Search continues for Malaysian flight MH370
Media Release
28 April 2014—am


Up to 9 military aircraft and 12 ships are planned to assist in today's search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has planned a visual search area totaling approximately 54,921 square kilometres. The centre of the search area lies approximately 1667 kilometres north west of Perth.

Bluefin-21 has completed mission 15 and has commenced mission 16 this morning.

No contacts of interest have been found to date.

Bluefin-21 will continue to examine the areas adjacent to the focused underwater search area during mission 16.

The weather forecast for today indicates the cold front will move out of the search area and be replaced by a southerly trade flow, sea swells of four to five metres.

Any further information will be made public if, and when, it becomes available.


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« Reply #354 on: April 27, 2014, 11:59:36 PM »

Streaming coverage

http://stream.wsj.com/story/malaysia-airlines-flight-370/SS-2-475558/

2 MINs ago  Update
Breaking


*Australia PM Abbott: Highly Unlikely We’ll Find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Debris on Ocean Surface

*Australia PM Abbott: Moving Search Focus to Ocean Floor Over a Much Larger Area

5 MINs ago  Update
Breaking


*Australia PM Abbott: Missing Flight 370 Search Entering New Phase

*Australia PM Abbott: No Wreckage Found So Far
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« Reply #355 on: April 28, 2014, 12:05:19 AM »

Streaming coverage

http://stream.wsj.com/story/malaysia-airlines-flight-370/SS-2-475558/

now  Update
Breaking


*Australia PM Abbott: Deals With Contractors Estimated to Cost 60 Million Australian Dollars

 2 MINs ago  Update
Australia PM Abbott: Missing Flight 370 Search Entering New Phase


*Australia PM Abbott: Missing Flight 370 Search Entering New Phase

*Australia PM Abbott: No Wreckage So Far Found

2 MINs ago  Update
Breaking


*Australia PM Abbott: Underwater Search Will Rely on Different Technology

*Australia PM Abbott: Some Commercial Companies Will Help With Search’s New Phase

*Australia PM Abbott: Contractual Arrangements With Companies Could Take Some Weeks

*Australia PM Abbott: Will Conduct As Thorough an Undersea Search as Humanly Possible
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Streaming coverage

http://stream.wsj.com/story/malaysia-airlines-flight-370/SS-2-475558/

now  Update
Breaking


*Australia’s JACC: Underwater Search to Last at Least Eight Months

3 MINs ago  Update
Breaking


*Australia PM Abbott: Will Strive to Locate, Search Thoroughly, ‘New ‘Probable Impact Zone’

*Australia PM Abbott: Australia to Maintain Leadership in Search Operation
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« Reply #357 on: April 28, 2014, 12:33:36 AM »

http://abcnews.go.com/International/australia-pm-announce-flight-370-aerial-search-suspension/story?id=23493567

Flight 370 Aerial Search Suspended; Search Efforts Focusing Underwater
April 28, 2014

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the aerial search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is being suspended, with search efforts focusing underwater.

In a Monday press conference, Abbott said side-scan sonar equipment is needed. A Bluefin-21 underwater autonomous vehicle has been scanning the ocean in areas where signals – consistent with the pings from a plane's black boxes – were detected.

Search crews detected several "pings"

While the Bluefin-21 hasn't detected anything connected to the jetliner, authorities say it will continue to be deployed.

"We're still baffled and disappointed that we haven't been able to find wreckage based on those detections," Abbott said. "It's the best information that we've got. It may turn out to be a false lead, but nevertheless, it's the best lead we've got.

Retired Australian Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, who is coordinating the southern Indian Ocean search, also spoke at the press conference, saying "We haven't found anything anywhere that has any connection to Flight 370." Numerous reports of objects, satellite images and oil slicks in the southern Indian Ocean have turned up fruitless.
 
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« Reply #358 on: April 28, 2014, 12:38:34 AM »

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/27/world/asia/malaysia-airlines-plane/

MH370: New phase to include private contractors, may cost $60 million
updated 12:42 AM EDT, Mon April 28, 2014

(CNN) -- The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane will be entering a new phase that will use private contractors and may cost about $60 million, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday.

"I regret to say that thus far none of our efforts in the air, on the surface or under sea, have found any wreckage," he said.

The new phase will focus on searching the ocean floor over a much larger area -- 60,000 square kilometers, a process that will take about six to eight months.

"We do not want this crippling cloud of uncertainty to hang over this family and the wider traveling public," he said.

It is "highly unlikely" that any debris will be found on the ocean surface, Abbott said. By this time, most of the debris will have become waterlogged and will have submerged, he said. As such, authorities will be suspending aerial searches.

Words of praise

Malaysia's government has been widely criticized over its handling of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and disclosures of its investigations. But on Sunday, U.S. President Barack Obama had words of praise during a visit to the southeast Asian country.

He said the Malaysian government has been "forthcoming" with the United States about the information it has.

"The Malaysian government is working tirelessly to recover the aircraft and investigate exactly what happened," Obama told reporters. He reiterated that the United States would continue to aid in the search and offered condolences to loved ones of those lost.
 

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« Reply #359 on: April 28, 2014, 01:10:13 PM »

April 28, 2014, 9:53 a.m. EDT
Australia gives up hope of finding MH 370 for now


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The failure of the initial underwater search to find any trace of the plane has left Australian officials with no fresh leads. The batteries on the plane's "black-box" beacons are long dead. A lengthy and costly air-and-ship search of the ocean's surface has dredged up only random flotsam, such as discarded fishing nets.

Underlining that the search relies heavily on educated guesswork, Australia has asked Malaysian investigators to take a new look at radar and satellite data. ...

In Malaysia, the absence of any tangible evidence of where the plane went down, such as debris, has meant some relatives have held out hope the plane didn't crash in the ocean. "Maybe it is time for the government to rethink where the search should be," said Selamat Omar, whose son Mohammed Khairul Amri Selamat was a passenger. "Look for the plane on land."

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