Malaysia Missing Flight MH370 Timeline

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Malaysia Missing Flight MH370 Timeline

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Facts

  • Three Americans were aboard, identified as Phillip Wood, 51, Nocolechd Meng, 4 and Yan Zhang, 2. 2 are evidently Asian Americans.
  • Captain Shah had 18,365 hours of air experience with the airlines. Hamid with 7 years with Malaysian Air had 2,763 hours of experience.

 

*Timeline

3/20/2014 If you take a really long timeline of previous incidents, we can go back to Air India 182 in 1985 when dynamite hidden in a Sanyo stereo receiver blew up a 747 over water with nobody taking credit. Parts from an identical bomb and radio on another plane blew up in a luggage area and was tracked to Sikh separatists based in Vancouver Canada.

1981-2003 Dr. Mahathir Mohamad becomes Malaysia’s prime minister for 22 years

In 1987, a disgruntled former employee shot his way into the cockpit of a Pacific Southwest Airlines BAe-146 and made it crash into a hillside.  In 1988,  Pan Am 103 was the first American 747 to be brought down by a bomb after Americans largely ignored the deaths of Indians and Canadians in 1985. The parts were traced to Libya, but an ex-Iranian spy backs up the idea that the attack was commissioned by Iran in retaliation for a US Navy ship mistakenly shooting down an Iranian airliner.

In 1993, Anwar Ibrahim became Mahathir’s Deputy Prime Minister after winning the Deputy Presidency of UMNO.

Some people wonder if the 777 could have landed in the water, which is what a 1996 Ethiopian Airlines plane did when it ran out of fuel and crashed off a beach, killing 125 of the 175 on board. Like the stolen passport Iranians who Iran has reliably told us are not known terrorists, they weren’t trying to hurt anybody, they were just seeking a asylum and better life in Australia.

(21st) In the middle of the 97-98 Asian financial crisis, Mahathir claimed there was a Western capitalist conspiracy to keep Malaysia under control, as the currency attack revealed the involvement of billionaire investor, Bilderberg consolidator and hedge-fund manager George Sorosas the Malaysian ringgit lost 15% over a two month period. Mahathir lashed out against Western meddling in the aftermath of the losses his country accrued (21st)

The December 1997 SilkAir flight 185  crash was a classic government cover-up by Indonesia of  an obvious pilot suicide.  Tsu Way Ming was a Singapore Top Gun aerobatics team fighter jock was already in serious life trouble for massive investment debts, making passengers airsick after maneuvering like a fighter jet and turning off the voice recorder in front of another pilot, and the crash was  on the very day his big new life insurance kicked in when either the rudder failed (government theory), or he decided to fly his 737 and passengers like a dive bomber into the ground.  He invited his co-pilot to leave the cockpit, pulled circuit breakers to both the voice and video flight recorders (like turning off both the ACARS and transponder on MH370), disengaging auto-throttle and gunning the throttles to full power, and setting the horizontal stabilizer to full down, and flying the plane all the way to the ground at near supersonic speeds from 35,000 ft into the ground which disintegrated the plane and its passengers.

The Indonesian NTSC produced a whitewash which concluded there was no evidence that could explain the accident. Flight International called “an evasive and worthless report”  The American NTSB essentially said the NTSC report was pure bull hockey, as  there was nothing wrong with the aircraft or its recorders and it could be completely and easily explained by “deliberate pilot actions”. In Los Angeles, a court found the company that made the rudder control system was at fault. This is a clear case of when the government investigation is a cover-up of an obvious rogue actor, and the “speclation” of outsiders get it right. Flight Safety Australia

Anwar Falls From Favor and Arrested: After rising in power starts to challenge corruption and falls out of favor with Mahathir as the Youth wing of UMNO starts to highlight “cronyism and nepotism” Anwar was arrested on 20 September 1998. He was subsequently charged with corruption for allegedly interfering with police investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct made against him. In April 1999, following a trial widely believed to be unfair, Anwar was sentenced to six years’ imprisonment.

In 1999 EgyptAir Flight 990, Egyptians also covered up any notion of pilot suicide, and played down the American conclusion that an Egyptian co-pilot flew the plane filled with Egyptian government officials into the water in what some thought looked like a jihad-inspired suicide attack, though US officials thought “Allah” was used to ask for help from God rather than as a battle cry.

The 2000 Kuala Lumpur al-Qaeda Summit was a meeting of several high-level al-Qaeda members held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysiafrom January 5, 2000 to January 8, 2000. The meeting was held in the hotel room of Yazid Sufaat, a former Malaysian Army captain and businessman, in a hotel in Kuala Lumpur. The meeting lasted from January 5, 2000 to January 8, 2000. The summit’s purpose was allegedly to plan future attacks, which apparently included the October 2000 bombing of the USS Cole and the September 11 attack plot. The attendance consisted of Arab veterans of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, including HambaliRamzi bin al-Shibh,and Tawfiq bin Attash.  Nawaf al-HazmiKhalid al-Mihdhar later traveled to meet with imam Anwar al-Awlaki in San Diego where they prepared to hijack the plane that would hit the pentagon. Anwar al-Awlaki was later killed in a drone strike after he had been connected to several terrorist plots including the 2009 Fort Hood attack and an attempted underwear bombing.

On September 11, 2001, America was attacked by the  9/11 hijackings in which 4 teams of men of mostly Saudi Arabian origin broke into cockpits and flew or tired to fly their planes into targets in New York City and DC for Al Qaeda which their leader Osama Bin Laden had called for a holy war to defend their version of militant Islam. They disconnected their transponders which gave altitude readings, and did not respond to controllers, though in the Malaysia case, there was nothing heard from the pilots or passengers who had access to in-flight telephones in 2001.

(21st) 2003 Malaysia’s prime minister 22 years from 1981 to 2003,, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, mentor for Anwar Ibrahim named Israel as “the enemy allied with most powerful nations,”  during a 57-nation Islamic summit. Mahathir had often blamed Israel and the United States for fueling violence in the Arab world.  The Malaysian leader further explained his beliefs about Israeli control, while also condemning the violence among Muslims:
They invented socialism, communism, human rights and democracy, so that persecuting them would appear to be wrong, so that they can enjoy equal rights with othersWith these they have gained control of the most powerful countries and they this tiny community, have become a world power.”

May 11, 2011 The Malaysian Ship MV Finch, dubbed Spirit of Rachael Corrie was an aid ship which came under fire by the Israeli Navy as it tried to deliver sewer pipes against the Gaza blockade against terrorist infiltration. The mission was led by Matthias Chang, a barrister who was high level advisor to Mahathir. He is a Catholic Malaysian of Chinese descent, and an expert of muslim world politics.

More interesting was in a flight out of Xinjiang in 2012. Six ethnic Uyghur men screaming about jihad were quickly subdued before they could use a crutch and explosives to break into the cockpit, and two of the attackers died of their injuries in the hospital. But rather than claiming credit, the Uyghur World congress protested that the men were simply upset about their seat assignments. If there was a bomb aboard, usually the idea is to NOT have attackers with bogus passports aboard, and one scenario would be that two Iranians and perhaps an extra Uyghur artist aboard might be able to get into the cockpit.

In November of 2013, after “airport boy” who his dad assured us was “not a terrorist” managed to sneak on board a flight to Las Vegas after hijacking cars and hitting a police car, a group of four Iranians and an Afghan were kicked off a flight into Canada when they were discovered using fake tickets. I’m sure they were just trying to visit their sick mothers or children because they could not afford full fare. Then we have the February Ethiopian airlines flight where the co-pilot locked out the pilot and also either really was or used a cover story of asylum.

ae911truth November 2012  Dr. Tun Mahathir Mohamad, president of the Perdana Global Peace Foundation organized the  9/11 Revisited: Seeking the Truth conference in Kuala Lumpur. He invited several American 9-11 truthers to promote their anti-semitic anti-American Islamic apologist conspiracy theories that there were no Arab hijackers, Bin Laden was not guilty, and the twin towers were brought down by demolition charges planted by either the US government or Israel to justify unjust wars against Muslims. They disagree that conspiracy theories are just a disinformation campaign to deflect blame away from Al Qaeda. Among those invited were Michel Chossudovsky of GlobalResearch.CA, Former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, James Corbett, Richard Gage of AE911Truth. Experts exposed the false narrative attempting to portray complicity by Muslim terrorist groups in planning the 9/11 attacks.

Mahathir Moamad spoke that he wanted to “seek the truth about the destruction of the three World Trade Center buildings in NY on 9/11. The official explanation for the destruction of the twin towers is still about an attack by suicidal Muslim extremists. But even among Americans this explanation is beginning to wear thin and is to be questioned.”  In closing, the former Prime Minister declared that Arabs could not have done the 9-11 attacks, citing their inability to possess and control the highly technical expertise and sophisticated planning and execution required.

(21st) Tony Cartalucci observed the Western fallout over the recent elections in Malaysia during 2013:[forces in the US, some associated with the Soros empire were backing opposition party forces led by Anwar Ibrahim]“Despite the US mobilizing the summation of its media power and pouring millions of dollars into the opposition party, including the creation and perpetuation of fake-NGOs such as Bersih and the Merdeka Center, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak sailed to a comfortable victory in this year’s general elections. The cheap veneer has begun peeling away from America’s “democracy promotion” racket, leaving its proxies exposed and frantic, and America’s hegemonic ambitions across Asia in serious question.” 

January 2013: Nile Bowie supports Dr. MM, and charges that western “globalists” are backing the opposition party led by Anwar Ibrahim. US Attempting “Regime Change” in Malaysia: Fact or Fiction? Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the former President of Malaysia who defied the banksters and the IMF and saved his country during the Asian financial crisis, supports 9/11 truth .. Dr. Mahathir’s party still rules Malaysia, and certain powerful globalists aren’t happy about that. Unsurprisingly, the banksters are targeting Malaysia for “regime change,” by paying young fools to dress up in yellow, proclaim a “color revolution,” stage demonstrations and riots, and destabilize Malaysia. The banksters’ goal: Push their stooge, Anwar Ibrahim, into power.

 

March 7, 2014

The day before the flight, the pilot was at the trial of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. He was known as a moderate for Democracy . He made speeches opposing sanctions against Iran, criticizing Israel, Jews and Americans for influencing policies of the pro-American ruling party, and decrying the “murder of Muslims” in Palestine.

From  news.com.au: Just before takeoff, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah received a 2 minute phone call from a cell phone with a pay-as-you-go SIM card. Authorities traced the card to a shop in Kuala Lumpur that was purchased with a false ID with a woman’s name.  “While the development raises the possibility of a terrorist connection, such clandestine methods are also habitually used by political opponents of the government who don’t want their conversations traced”

March 8, 2014

 

Just before the flight Captain Zaharie Shah made a phone call from the cockpit. He received a call, two minutes in duration, from a “pay-as-you-go” SIM card that was traced to a Kuala Lumpur shop that sold it to a person with a woman’s name that provided a false, untraceable ID. The rule of providing an ID was put into place after 9/11 to insure all phone cards were traceable to discourage their use in terrorism. The government now is saying they are not going to investigate what some bloggers including Pam Geller consider a red flag possible indicator of terrorism.

12:41 a.m.: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 takes off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia heading for Beijing, China. The plane shows up on radar two minutes after taking off.

1:07 a.m.: The last automated data transmission is sent from the plane. U.S officials told ABC News they believe that sometime after this transmission the data reporting system was shut down.

1:07 – Somebody turned off the ACRAS  data transmissions or it cut out by itself. This system sends periodic reports of flight systems to a satellite. It normally can’t be switched off, though someone with access to the circuit breaker box below the flight deck could research which circuit breaker would cut off the power (you can’t find it with just a google search). Since the pilots were in control, it would indicate the pilots were at fault if they turned it off before the bad guys supposedly took over.

1:09 –  The Malaysia Airlines flight that vanished nearly two weeks ago was already 12 minutes into its diverted course when the plane’s co-pilot calmly told air traffic controllers that things were “all right,” former FAA spokesman Scott Brenner saidTuesday on “The Kelly File.” fox

1:21 a.m.: The plane’s transponder, which transmits location and altitude, shuts down. Sources told ABC News that U.S. officials are “convinced that there was a manual intervention.” The 9/11 hijackers all turned off the transponder which made it difficult to determine that the airlines were flying at low altitude to fly into buildings.

1:21- Shortly before losing contact, the pilots report “All Right, Good Night” which is slightly odd since nobody was supposed to be signing off on the long flight to Beijing. Sometime after this transmission (why no exact time?) Kuala Lumpur’s air traffic control tells the plane’s pilot they are handing off to air traffic control based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The pilot responds, “All right. Good night.”

1:22 a.m.: MH370 should have come to the navigational way-point called Igari point. Before it reached this point, Vietnamese air traffic control noticed they had lost contact with MH370, according to the Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority.

1:30- The plane vanishes from secondary radar as the transponder either fails or is turned off. Only the pilots have the code needed to turn the system off. If the plane exploded or flew into the water, this would be consistent with Chinese reports of parts photographed in the water and a seismic event. But nothing has come of that scenario, as other evidence was that the plane kept flying. The other idea is perhaps there was a power loss and the pilots headed back rather than cross another country without radio contact.

1:30 a.m.: The last moment that the plane was seen by Malaysian radar.

1:38 a.m.: Air traffic control in Ho Chi Minh City informs Kuala Lumpur air traffic control about the signal loss. Ho Chi Minh City asks two other planes to contact MH370. Neither plane is able to raise the pilot of MH370. At least of the planes report getting a “buzz signal” and no voices, then losing the signal

Based on pings to satellites and unconfirmed reports of radar hits, the plane apparently flew between known waypoints on its way to Europe or middle east routes.

2:15 a.m.: A Malaysian military defense radar pick up a plane that is hundreds of miles west of MH370’s last contact point. It’s unclear (what do you mean it’s not completely obvious??) if that is the missing plane. Officials still insist the plane is unidentified, but what other jet could there be? Plus there are reports of people hearing a large plane flying over Malaysia at that time, which would have to be at a low level to be heard. Tapes played back show a big fat 777 sneaking back across the country, but radar crew members on “high alert” act as if  they had an order to stand down or were sleeping as they either didn’t see it or didn’t report it so that fighters could be sent up to intercept and escort the plane before it vanished beyond radar range. The government did not review the tape until the next day or admit it for another two days. With only its own radar to go on, it took Malaysia a week to confirm that Flight 370 had entered the strait

10 days later, Thai government releases that they also tracked an unidentified target without a transponder which matched the flight of MH370 from it’s left turn into the Strait of Malacca. At the time it was not deemed a theat to Thailand, and they said nobody specifically asked for the data. washpost

In the hours after contact was lost MH370 “pings” a satellite several times. It’s not clear if those pings include data that could reveal the plane’s location.

6:32 a.m.: A broadcast call was made from Kuala Lumpur’s air traffic control on emergency frequencies asking MH370 to call them.

6:51 a.m.: A broadcast call was made from Ho Chi Minh City’s air traffic control on emergency frequencies asking MH370 to call them.

Analysis of satellite data showed the last signal from the missing plane was at 8:11 a.m. newsmax  The last ping was received some 7 hours after losing contact. The plane has an endurance of 15 hours, it had fuel for 7.5 to 8 hours. No additional fuel had been loaded.

4:00 P.M. A fully fueled 777 can stay aloft for 12-15 hours or 8,000 miles, similar to the range of a B-52G turbojet-powered bomber.

If the plane indeed was still flying it would have to come down eventually somehow. Over water, there is very little radar coverage, and if it was at low level, radars can’t see over the horizon beyond 25 miles, and nobody was flying the sort of airborne AWACS radar planes that could spot low flying targets. Approaching at low level was the way US bombers trained to penetrate Soviet air defences after the put up high-level SA-2 missles in the late 1950s. So it either crashed into land or water, or ditched in the water, or landed someplace nobody knows about.

Robert Baer on CNN says that the CIA used to train for the possibility of somebody doing a very sophisticated hijacking that would be done with nobody being able to track it, but he discounts the unlikely event that some terrorist state would have the motive and resources to plan and execute a hijacking operation of this extent, and have inside access to knowledge of waypoints, systems to turn off, and radar coverage holes in Malaysia.

March 12, 2014Iranian lawmaker: U.S. ‘kidnapped’ missing Malaysia Airlines plane Parliamentarian Hossein Naghavi Hosseini suspected the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines plane was part of a dastardly plot to undermine Iran’s relations between China and Southeast Asia.

Passport holders are Iranian not-terrorists visiting mom: Malaysian officials say one of the men, 18-year-old Pouria Nour Mohammad Mehrdad, was an illegal immigrant. “We believe he is not likely to be a member of any terror group and we believe he was trying to migrate to Germany,” national police chief Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters. He said authorities had spoken to the Iranian’s mother, who was expecting him in Frankfurt. The other Iranian has been identified as Delavar Seyed Mohammad Reza. The head of Interpol, Ronald Noble, said he did not believe the disappearance of the plane was a terrorist incident. “The more information we get, the more we are inclined to conclude it is not a terrorist incident,” he said. “If you read what the head of police of Malaysia said recently about the 18-year-old … wanting to travel to Frankfurt in order to be with his mother, it is part of a human smuggling issue and not a part of a terrorist issue.”

March 20, 2014  CNN Two objects spotted by satellite in the southern Indian Ocean over the weekend may be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian authorities said Thursday. The objects were picked up by commercial satellite on Sunday. Search planes were dispatched on Thursday but found nothing. Ships are there or on the way, and aircraft from Australia, New Zealand and the United States will resume the search Friday, officials said.

March 23, 2014  Iranian pictures appear to have the same legs

 

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