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Re: 777 Down?

Postby ocelot » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:32 am

In what sense? (rust, structural failure from pressure, being eaten by octopuses, ...?)

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Re: 777 Down?

Postby Gabriel » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:09 am

Ocean Infinity Sets Out to Find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

The Government of Malaysia announced on Wednesday that Ocean Infinity’s proposal to resume the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been accepted.
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https://www.flyingmag.com/ocean-infinit ... Q3ODM1OAS2

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Re: 777 Down?

Postby J » Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:56 pm

Here is an article about a highly speculative "new documentary" on the final minutes of flight. Animation shows the #2 engine flaming out with puffs of smoke. The autopilot supposedly tries to compensate with left rudder. Shortly thereafter #1 fails, the auto pilot shuts off and the plane eventually spins into the ocean.

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While the official report speculates that the plane could have flown for up to 140 miles after running out of fuel, the supposition of the programme-makers is that it would have plunged into the Indian Ocean much sooner.

The documentary contains images of what the sea bed would look like were it to be drained. They show the aircraft largely broken up, resting on the ocean floor.

Despite two large-scale searches of the sea bed, only scattered pieces of debris have been found – all washed up on Indian Ocean beaches. Confirmed fragments of the jet were found on Réunion Island, Mauritius and the coast of Tanzania, with debris “almost certain” to be from MH370 found in Mozambique, South Africa and Madagascar.

Were the main part of the wreckage to be located, the positions of passengers and crew might help to explain what happened. In addition, the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder may provide valuable evidence.

Meanwhile the cause of the disappearance remains the biggest mystery in aviation, with speculation ranging from a suicide/mass murder mission by the captain to hijacking by a stowaway

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/ne ... 52686.html

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Re: 777 Down?

Postby Gabriel » Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:02 am

Animation shows the #2 engine flaming out with puffs of smoke. The autopilot supposedly tries to compensate with left rudder. Shortly thereafter #1 fails, the auto pilot shuts off and the plane eventually spirals into the ocean.
Slight fix.


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