Missing flight story

What do you think happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

I see a crowd source link to: http://www.smh.com.au/world/search-for-malaysia-airlines-plane-turns-to-crowdsourcing-for-clues-20140311-34ja9.html
But I haven't been able to get it to work.

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Comment by Warren on March 11, 2014 at 5:46pm

I'm guessing the site is overloaded. But I for one would like to try to search for it.

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on March 11, 2014 at 7:12pm

@Gallup - that sounds like a summary for some documentaries I've seen on planes that have vanished.  In one case, a few military fighters vanished and then a search plane vanished as well.  It took like 30 years but someone reviewed the recordings and surmised that conditions led to both the fighter group and the search plane following a signal from the wrong ground base, one that was beyond their fuel range.

Comment by _Robert_ on March 11, 2014 at 7:33pm

Since the B777 is quad redundant fly-by-wire, there are multiple power busses and backup auxiliary power generators, and battery backups. There are also mechanical horizontal situation indicating instruments and barometric altimeters, and a galvanic compass. Crews often carry hand held GPS as well.

It's all conjecture at this point, but I'm thinking fire and/or a smoke filled cockpit or something even more sinister.

Comment by Warren on March 11, 2014 at 9:01pm

Update, I got it to work but I can't use  my Linux Mint desktop computer, it just bogs it down too much. It works fine with WinXP

Comment by Unseen on March 12, 2014 at 12:00am

Bungled terrorism is possible, which explains why no terrorist claims have been made.

Comment by Warren on March 12, 2014 at 5:15pm

the chinese think they might have found the crash site

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