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    Posted March 15, 2014 by
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    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Fire on board flight 370

    Has anyone considered that due to the fact that this jet was carrying lithium batteries on board that they may have started a fire in the cargo hold that disabled communications aboard the aircraft? Maybe that's why the pilots turned the aircraft back towards Malaysia but soon realized that they were not going to make it back in time. Under those circumstances the pilot still has the option of putting the fire out so maybe he decided to take the aircraft up to the 45,000 ft mark mentioned in the news. I am not sure but would the lack of oxygen at that
    altitude extinguish the fire? Unfortunately the lack of oxygen might also cause the jet engines to stall as well, which would cause the aircraft to descend rather quickly.
    Obviously the aircraft survived the descent so the pilot would have successfully restarted the engines. But maybe due to the extreme forces of the descent it damaged the aircraft to the point where the aircraft was loosing altitude so he put the aircraft in an ascending mode to keep the aircraft flying until he could figure out
    which way to fly to get to an airport where he could attempt a landing. At this point, maybe after making a decision as to where to go he made a turn with the aircraft that caused whatever damage occurred during the descent from 45,000 ft worse and the plane went down in the ocean or maybe the lithium batteries reignited and caused the aircraft to come down.
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