THIS IS A RECENT ADD ON (26April2014--click on it to expand view):
It is now 45 days since Malaysian Air 370 disappeared. There is a growing fear that this craft might never be found. For the record, those black boxes from the flight now the focus of attention are colored orange, and there are two of these.
Nearly a month ago I posted on:
Perhaps the time has come to involve those Remus (Remote Environmental Monitoring UnitS) 6000 autonomous underwater vehicles. They were developed by the Naval Oceanographic Office, the Office of Naval research and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and found Air France 447 in 2009. It was, they said, like looking for a needle in a haystack, AND THEY PRETTY MUCH KNEW EXACTLY WHERE THE PLANE CRASHED IN THE ATLANTIC! The latest Remus AUVs have a depth measuring potential of 6000 meters, thus this designation, or 19,685 feet. The Bluefin-21 of Phoenix International, contracted to the United States Navy, only has a depth capability of 15,404 feet.
The authorities will now, again, take a closer look at discounted input, such as the flaming plane seen crashing from an oil rig in the South China Seas. The matter of no mobile phone calls would argue for something dramatic and instantaneous happening, where the flight made this first quick left turn while in the Gulf of Thailand could well be where the plane went down:
Of some concern is Tropical Cyclone Jack, currently at 90 MPH, projected to bring big waves to the search area:
While the air search has been suspended, apparently the ships will continue their efforts. Interesting that the only region forming hurricane-like storms over the past month around the globe has been in this general portion of the South Indian Ocean.