Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes

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Verpoly wrote:

So Houston is only interested in recovering the black boxes but not 239 bodies.

Apr 11, 2014 5:05am EDT  --  Report as abuse
junior_kodak wrote:

Let the bodies rest. The important thing is to try to determine what happened so we can improve things in future to avoid tradgedies such as this.

Apr 11, 2014 8:14am EDT  --  Report as abuse
gcf1965 wrote:

The bodies will yield no information, the black boxes are valuable that way. While loved ones would like closure, I personally think they should remain where they are. The expense of recovery will yield nothing beneficial and will not bring them back.

Apr 11, 2014 9:19am EDT  --  Report as abuse

Usually, when “batteries” are in their “last leg” or near depletion, the sound emitted from them in pings, may very well be distorted, and the latest ping may be just that. The weak energy will generate other type sounds, kind of “fading down” crossing a range of distorted sounds (frequencies). The batteries of MH 370, are on their “borrowed time” which is the time not warranted by the manufacturer (to go over 30 days). However most makers would warrant a product well within their product performance capacity, to do not cause a “whiplash” customer effect. In this particular instance, ocean currents, may be moving the box, or the plane if still in it, since currents, work somewhat similar to aerodynamic airflow. So it becomes tricky to track down the exact location. Even when found, it may be still a moving target, with distorted signals.

Apr 11, 2014 2:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

I am not quite positive that the bodies wont relay any information. As far as Im concern there very well be key to the possible answer. Why?
simple!: if it was a crime, it would be reflected in either shot or damaged bodies with an arm. If it was a mechanical failure, which is what I think caused this accident, it would be their positions that would reveal the kind of environment there were experiencing at the moment of taking concept of what was happening. It is my take, that the plane was already in trouble, when the captain made the last transmission. Only the captain didn’t know it at the time. But given the late failed items on Boeing jets, I have reason to believe that the APU axle overheated, causing electrical “Mayhem” plus failed seals.

Apr 11, 2014 3:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JoeSchmoe123 wrote:

Verpoly wrote:
So Houston is only interested in recovering the black boxes but not 239 bodies.

Verpoly consider at that depth, submarines would implode let alone a thin-skinned airliner. With great respect to the loved-ones of the passengers, the cockpit flight recorder is most likely to be recovered. We have to settle on recovering clues from that flight recorder with which to prevent present and future loss of life. For all we know, that airplane may have a flaw that endangers current flying, etc.

Apr 11, 2014 4:11pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
paintcan wrote:

@JoeSchmoe123 – And looking at the rest of the Malaysian fleet could also give clues to what may have happened if they have more of the same type of plane.

Apr 11, 2014 9:50pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
paintcan wrote:

@JoeSchmoe123 – And looking at the rest of the Malaysian fleet could also give clues to what may have happened if they have more of the same type of plane.

Apr 11, 2014 9:51pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

It has been found that co-pilot of missing malasian plane contacted with someone by phone before disappearing from radar. Also Russian authorities claims that the missing plane landed in Pakisthan. Both this are consistent proofs because , no one came forward with the claim that co-pilot contacted before vanishing. That means somebody has some thing to hide in this matter. Going before the tower location of that call help a lot. I strongly suspect that we are waisting enengy in Indian ocean for search.

Apr 12, 2014 7:53am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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