Share this on:
 E-mail
55
VIEWS
0
COMMENTS
 
SHARES
About this iReport
  • Not vetted for CNN

  • Click to view flavio8792's profile
    Posted March 11, 2014 by
    flavio8792
    Location
    Santos, Brazil

    Malaysia airliner missing

     
    Just to say the an airliner can go missing for years, granted what I describe below happened in 1979 and tracking mechanism are cant be compared but in anycase, no trace of that aircraft was ever found. This is taken from wikipedia:
    "The 1979 Varig Boeing 707-323C disappearance occurred on the 30 January 1979 when a Boeing 707 cargo aircraft of Varig Brazilian Airlines disappeared en route from Narita International Airport, in Tokyo, to Galeão International Airport, in Rio de Janeiro, with a stopover in Los Angeles International Airport. Neither the aircraft nor the six crew members have been found.
    On 30 January 1979, the Boeing 707-323C registered PP-VLU disappeared en route from Narita International Airport to Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport. The cargo aircraft, operated by Varig, lost radio contact 30 minutes after takeoff, approximately 200 km ENE of Tokyo.
    Notably, the cargo included 153 paintings by Manabu Mabe, returning from a Tokyo exhibition, valued at US$1.24 million. Neither the wreck nor the paintings were ever found.
    The cause of the incident was concluded as cabin depressurization, which killed the crew"

    What do you think of this story?

    Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If you'd like, you can explain your choice in the comments below.
    Be and editor! Choose an option below:
      Awesome! Put this on TV! Almost! Needs work. This submission violates iReport's community guidelines.

    Comments

    Log in to comment

    iReport welcomes a lively discussion, so comments on iReports are not pre-screened before they post. See the iReport community guidelines for details about content that is not welcome on iReport.

    Add your Story Add your Story