Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Malaysia flight's co-pilot tried to make cellphone call-report
yahoo ^

Posted on 04/12/2014 8:10:30 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Malaysia flight's co-pilot tried to make cellphone call-report

Reuters 57 minutes ago

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Investigators probing the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 suspect that the co-pilot of the jetliner tried to make a call with his cellphone after the plane was diverted from its scheduled route, Malaysia's New Straits Times reported sources as saying on Saturday.

The newspaper cited unidentified investigative sources as saying the attempted call from co-pilot Fariq Abdul Hamid's phone was picked up by a cellphone tower as the plane was about 200 nautical miles northwest of the west coast state of Penang. That was around where military radar made its last sighting of the missing jet at 2:15 a.m. local time on March 8.

"The telco's (telecommunications company's) tower established the call that he was trying to make. On why the call was cut off, it was likely because the aircraft was fast moving away from the tower and had not come under the coverage of the next one," the New Straits Times cited a source as saying.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: falseflag; fariqabdulhamid; malaysia; mh370; morebs; penang; phonybaloney; southchinasea; wildgoosechase
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-4041-43 next last
??
1 posted on 04/12/2014 8:10:30 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver
The newspaper cited unidentified investigative sources...

These wouldn't happen to be the same source that said the plane landed in Pakistan and the passengers are being held hostage, would it?

2 posted on 04/12/2014 8:13:09 AM PDT by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Traveler59

Sometimes the Pakistan theory is the most sensible


3 posted on 04/12/2014 8:18:24 AM PDT by stanne
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

And because of all of the stacks of printouts that dozens of volunteers had to search through, this information is only becoming available now.


4 posted on 04/12/2014 8:19:15 AM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...
Ah good. Then the NSA has a record of the call. Eh? what's that you say? They only monitor Americans that closely?

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

5 posted on 04/12/2014 8:19:43 AM PDT by null and void (The British declared war on the Tea Party. The Tea Party won! (Thanks mom!))
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: null and void

Wow, that is a neat picture.


6 posted on 04/12/2014 8:30:21 AM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: null and void

M-i-c-k-e-y, M-o-u-s-e,
Chi-Com-Mickey Mouse...
Chi-Com-Mickey Mouse...


7 posted on 04/12/2014 8:30:37 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: null and void

Any idea what that is? Goggles and ear amplifiers?


8 posted on 04/12/2014 8:33:30 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

200 miles out with cell coverage? Yeah, right.


9 posted on 04/12/2014 8:35:44 AM PDT by PilotDave (No, really, you just can't make this stuff up!!!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: stanne

People mock the Pakistan theory as though something has actually been found in the South Indian Ocean.

There’s been a mass decoupling of conventional wisdom from reality. Par for the course in our world anymore.


10 posted on 04/12/2014 8:38:24 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (The greatest trick the Soviets ever pulled was convincing the world they didn't exist.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

If the progressive loss of communication was the result of fire/malfunction/sabotage/meteorite/whatever (something other than deliberate crew intent to go radio-silent), it would make sense that the crew would try whatever portable radios they had, including cell phones.

If the wreck is found where the pings are now being slowly triangulated, the DFDR & CVR might be recovered, but may not shed much light on what initially happened, depending on whether those recorders lost power during the initial events or on impact.


11 posted on 04/12/2014 8:38:49 AM PDT by Boundless (Survive Obamacare by not needing it.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: ProtectOurFreedom

Vintage German listening devices. I’m guessing the ear horns help you hear a distant threat and the goggles have cross hairs (or something) to target your eyes on the source of the sound.


12 posted on 04/12/2014 8:43:29 AM PDT by null and void (The British declared war on the Tea Party. The Tea Party won! (Thanks mom!))
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 8 | View Replies]

To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Didn’t an article come out that Thailand had some sort of military exercise and the that plane was shot down with pics of the burned area?

Now I am not saying that is what happened but the claim is out there! Could be a conspiracy theory, but if it’s not...WOW!

Here is one of the articles:

http://jhaines6.wordpress.com/2014/04/10/i-leuren-moret-us-shot-down-mh370-over-singapore-airspace-nwo-global-false-flag/


13 posted on 04/12/2014 8:44:08 AM PDT by Kackikat
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: Talisker

If only I drank, this would be a great drinking game. Sure, IF there was a call the ONLY explaination of why it was cut off was due to the towers and not because of anything going on inside the plane. And no info on who he was trying to call. This over a month out. Whatever. I said from the get go they didn’t want this plane found.


14 posted on 04/12/2014 8:45:12 AM PDT by bgill
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver
On why the call was cut off, it was likely because the aircraft was fast moving away from the tower and had not come under the coverage of the next one," the New Straits Times cited a source as saying.

Oh baloney.....

He was caught and probably paid with his life.

15 posted on 04/12/2014 8:49:39 AM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

pretty soon the media will come out that pilot was barack obama’s step brother. he diverted the plan so far from lnd to prevent any lose of major significance.


16 posted on 04/12/2014 8:50:54 AM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: null and void

I seem to remember ads at the end of magazines or comics that sold “listening devices” so you could eavesdrop on neighbors, kids huddling in the yard, etc. Of course no concern for invasions of privacy back then, and I’m sure they didn’t work anyway. Like anything else one bought from a medium like that.


17 posted on 04/12/2014 8:52:55 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: null and void
I’m guessing the ear horns help you hear a distant threat and the goggles have cross hairs (or something) to target your eyes on the source of the sound.

I thought the goggle were those X Ray glasses you sent away for from the back of comic books.

18 posted on 04/12/2014 8:57:13 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

Co-pilot went to the bathroom and was locked out by the pilot. Tried to make a cell call for help. Of course, he was not the only one on board with a cell phone. So why just him?

Maybe he didn’t want the rest of the passengers to know their real predicament?


19 posted on 04/12/2014 9:06:18 AM PDT by rbg81
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Kackikat
An oil worker on a rig off the coast of Vietnam reported seeing a plane on fire going into the ocean.

Fishermen off the coast of Indonesia reported seeing a burning plane crash into the water, 24 hours after the plane left Kuala Lumpur.

A fire suppression bottle, the same kind used on Boeing passenger jets, was found along the coast of the Maldives.

Flying low? Burning object? Ground witnesses claim they saw Flight 370

Debris from missing flight MH370 washed up on a beach in the Maldives?

I don't know what happened to this plane. But it sure seems like we're being inundated with misinformation and contrived distractions. As far as I'm concerned, the least likely scenario is the one they're pursuing in the southern Indian Ocean. Whatever the truth is, I believe we're being led 180 degrees in the opposite direction.

20 posted on 04/12/2014 9:11:41 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (The greatest trick the Soviets ever pulled was convincing the world they didn't exist.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 13 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-4041-43 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson