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    Re: Occam's razor
    From: Lu Abel
    Date: 2014 Mar 19, 10:52 -0700
    No disrespect, Gary, but we don't know (a) if the passengers were aware that the flight was changing direction and (b) if they were in an area with cell phone coverage.



    From: Gary LaPook <garylapook---.net>
    To: luabel{at}ymail.com
    Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:41 AM
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Occam's razor


    My two cents. Nothing exciting happened on the plane, nobody kicked in the cockpit door, no bomb blew that door off it's hinges, the oxygen masks did not deploy, the cabin did not fill with smoke, the airplane did not undergo any violent or unusual maneuvers. The basis for this idea, well it comes from the normal preflight briefing given by the cabin crew which we have all heard.

    "In the event of the a change in pressure oxygen masks will drop from the panel above your seat. Pull the mask towards you to start the flow of oxygen. Put your mask on first before you pull out your cell phone and call your relatives."

    Anything exciting that would have been noticed by the passengers would have caused at least 239 phones on the ground to start ringing and none did.

    gl



    From: Robert Wyatt <chupacerveza---.com>
    To: garylapook---.net
    Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:06 AM
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Occam's razor


    Then there is this reasonable refutation of the "Startingly Simple
    Theory" which explains most of the problems:
    http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/03/18/mh370_disappearance_chris_goodfellow_s_theory_about_a_fire_and_langkawi.html
    
    
    Lu Abel wrote:
    > Well spoken, Frank.
    >
    > One item omitted from the Wired analysis is that the MH370 supposedly made its left turn tens of minutes BEFORE the co-pilot's "good night" to ATC.   So if there was a fire on the plane and the plane was turned towards the airstrip, why was it not reported to ATC?
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    >> From: Frank Reed
    >> To: luabel{at}ymail.com
    >> Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 11:46 PM
    >> Subject: [NavList] Re: Occam's razor
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    >> Nah, Norm. A well-written blog article is not a solution.. Good prose is not good forensics. And labeling this a situation where Occam's razor is in play... well, no.
    >> Everybody from 'yo mama' to Courtney Love (bless you both if it's the same person!) has a theory on this thing, but the plane is still missing.
    >> -FER
    
    
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