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Mar 8, 14, 4:43 pm
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

I am not sure why people are so averse to the...

I am not sure why people are so averse to the possibility of the people using the stolen passports were a possible causes of this issue, but the BBC reported that China has stepped up their security...
Mar 8, 14, 3:18 pm
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

Can anyone confirm that the flight was only in...

Can anyone confirm that the flight was only in the air for 1 hour?

I ask because all the reports I read say 2 hours and 10 minutes which would have had it well North of the suspected crash area.
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Mar 8, 14, 3:15 pm
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

My understanding is you can not at 35kft under...

My understanding is you can not at 35kft under pressurization going .85
Mar 8, 14, 3:08 pm
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

I think you know the answer to this question and...

I think you know the answer to this question and if you do not, I do not want to sod up this thread with this tangent any further and we can agree to disagree...
Mar 8, 14, 3:04 pm
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

The later seems where it would have been if it...

The later seems where it would have been if it indeed was aloft for 2 hours... At least from what I understand.
Mar 8, 14, 2:53 pm
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

I am thinking if 5% of the people on any given...

I am thinking if 5% of the people on any given flight are not who they say they are, we got big problems...
Mar 8, 14, 2:43 pm
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

BBC reports China stepping up airport security.

BBC reports China stepping up airport security.
Mar 8, 14, 2:11 pm
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

Flight time to Ho Chi Mihn city is 1:45 from what...

Flight time to Ho Chi Mihn city is 1:45 from what I understand.
Mar 8, 14, 11:34 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

And I wrote... "Fwiw, the 777, like most...

And I wrote...

"Fwiw, the 777, like most planes, has a radio transmit in the pilots o2 masks. So, unless there was a issue with them, if the plane had rapid pressure loss, they should still have...
Mar 8, 14, 10:22 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

Oh, and BBC just went live on the alleged fact...

Oh, and BBC just went live on the alleged fact that two passengers were traveling with stolen passports.
Mar 8, 14, 10:20 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

Fwiw, the 777, like most planes, has a radio...

Fwiw, the 777, like most planes, has a radio transmit in the pilots o2 masks. So, unless there was a issue with them, if the plane had rapid pressure loss, they should still have been able to...
Mar 8, 14, 10:01 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

Lol... It's only ok for you to make an educated...

Lol... It's only ok for you to make an educated guess in this thread. :rolleyes:
Mar 8, 14, 8:34 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

The passports were reported stolen last year by...

The passports were reported stolen last year by the owners.
Mar 8, 14, 8:31 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

Not sure you can fully rule it out, but there are...

Not sure you can fully rule it out, but there are a lot of differences here including the 777 control systems and the reported WX conditions...
Mar 8, 14, 7:58 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

Well, you said great confidence, not he/she. ...

Well, you said great confidence, not he/she.

With that said, we know a pretty good bit of info.

It was over water in good WX at cruise altitude and speed. The transponder abruptly stopped...
Mar 8, 14, 7:47 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

The best I found was someone saying " it is...

The best I found was someone saying " it is looking more like terrorism"

Is that the great confidence thingy?
Mar 8, 14, 7:40 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

They are not jumping to conclusions. There really...

They are not jumping to conclusions. There really are limited likely scenarios. Terrorism is certainly up there as a possibility. People traveling with false docs adds evidence, but certainly not a...
Mar 8, 14, 7:32 am
Mar 8, 14, 7:31 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

In all fairness, it kinda becomes a big deal when...

In all fairness, it kinda becomes a big deal when a plane disappears in mid air without much of a trace or comms. Doesn't mean it is the reason, but it certainly bears discussion.
Mar 8, 14, 7:27 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

Do you have any articles that state stolen...

Do you have any articles that state stolen passports are used for air travel? I can see it for other stuff, but air travel is a whole different dog...
Mar 8, 14, 7:23 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

There are multiple fuel tanks on that plane and...

There are multiple fuel tanks on that plane and lots of it... A plane coming apart due to an explosion or catastrophic structure failure would not necessarily have all fuel evaporated or burned...
Mar 8, 14, 6:28 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

All I am saying is that it is unsettling that...

All I am saying is that it is unsettling that someone used the stolen passport of another person to get on the plane and that and the fact that the plane abruptly ended comms is unsettling. I make no...
Mar 8, 14, 6:19 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

I am not fluent in Italian, but does it say he...

I am not fluent in Italian, but does it say he called his father to tell him he is not on the plane? Is he not in Italy but still in Asia?
Mar 8, 14, 6:12 am
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

I read where Italian news confirmed the Italian...

I read where Italian news confirmed the Italian listed on the flight is alive and well in Italy and that his passport was stolen while on vacation. I guess it could have been used for a number of...
Mar 7, 14, 8:54 pm
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Posted By Thomas Hudson

I think there are always cool heads out there,...

I think there are always cool heads out there, but for every one of them, there are a bunch more high climbers who need to bring their master a bone. I guess we can respectfully agree to disagree at...
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