Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




Mad Scientist
20779 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

# 150506 24-Jul-2014 22:26
Send private message

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/europe/10308256/Airbus-missing-116-on-board
life is short





Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.


Create new topic
2643 posts

Uber Geek


  # 1095274 24-Jul-2014 22:27
Send private message

I just saw this as well.

WTF is going on.

Hopefully everybody on it is fine.



Mad Scientist
20779 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1095276 24-Jul-2014 22:28
Send private message

most likely crashed - hope for survivors

alternatively hijacked or some communications failure




Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.


 
 
 
 


19282 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  # 1095277 24-Jul-2014 22:30
Send private message

Woooah another one, Flying up to Canada in less than 2 weeks with @Stevebiddle @Scottpalmer



Mad Scientist
20779 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1095279 24-Jul-2014 22:33
Send private message

1 wk before the Chch earthquake Jim Anderton proclaimed only an earthquake can stop him winning the mayoral election

1 day before the MH 17 a dutchman inadvertently prophesied a calamity

words are powerful.

stay positive




Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.


587 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1095293 24-Jul-2014 22:53
Send private message

What is it with all the bad news recently. I have just been reading that Norway are warning of a possible terrorist attack that could take place in the next few days.







856 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1095298 24-Jul-2014 23:10
Send private message

Stuff says Airbus, but Flightradar say:

No FR24 coverage in the area where Air Algerie flight disappeared. was scheduled to be flown by a Boeing 737-600. Still no confirm.
(https://twitter.com/flightradar24/status/492238136429539328)

RT : GDS timetable shows AH5017 is operated by 737-600, however Air Algerie Inventory shows MD83
(https://twitter.com/flightradar24/status/492239867699798016)

All 3 bases covered...

3277 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1095299 24-Jul-2014 23:15
Send private message

Spanish operator Swiftair operating a MD83 were operating this flight for Air Algiers. Swiftair have said they have lost contact with the aircraft.  Apparently it went missing in Malian airspace just before the Algiers border after the crew asked to change course due to poor visibility and also to reduce the risk of collision with another aircraft.  Some of that reason for a change of course doesn't make total sense. 

Some questions being asked as to what armament the rebels in Mali have.




Sony Xperia X running Sailfish OS. https://sailfishos.org The true independent open source mobile OS 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Nokia N1
Dell Inspiron 14z i5


 
 
 
 


28220 posts

Uber Geek

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1095340 25-Jul-2014 06:16
Send private message

It really shows how inaccurate many sources of news that mainstream media are these days. It was established well before 10pm NZ time that it was a MD83.

BBC World also had an "aviation expert" on overnight saying no MD83s have ever flown in the USA.. Yeah right.



4908 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1095343 25-Jul-2014 06:35
Send private message

The wreckage has been located in Mali. No suggestion (yet) that foul play was involved. frown




Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?


6615 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  # 1095704 25-Jul-2014 15:54
Send private message

News article. I dont suggest anyone survived cry

www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11298830



Mad Scientist
20779 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1095778 25-Jul-2014 17:44
Send private message

RIP




Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.


Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Facebook Portal to land in New Zealand
Posted 19-Sep-2019 18:35


Amazon Studios announces New Zealand as location for its upcoming series based on The Lord of the Rings
Posted 18-Sep-2019 17:24


The Warehouse chooses Elasticsearch service
Posted 18-Sep-2019 13:55


Voyager upgrades core network to 100Gbit
Posted 18-Sep-2019 13:52


Streaming service Acorn TV launches in New Zealand with selection with British shows
Posted 18-Sep-2019 08:55


Bitcoin.com announces partnership with smartphone manufacturer HTC
Posted 16-Sep-2019 21:30


Finalists Announced for Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 16-Sep-2019 19:37


OPPO Showcases New CameraX Capabilities at Google Developer Days China 2019
Posted 15-Sep-2019 12:42


New Zealand PC Market returns to growth
Posted 15-Sep-2019 12:24


Home sensor charity director speaks about the preventable death which drives her to push for healthy homes
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:46


Te ao Maori Minecraft world set to inspire Kiwi students
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:43


Research reveals The Power of Games in New Zealand
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:40


Ring Door View Cam now available in New Zealand
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:38


Vodafone NZ to create X Squad
Posted 10-Sep-2019 10:25


Huawei nova 5T to be available 20th September
Posted 5-Sep-2019 11:55



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.