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Mystery Air Crash Black Box Found Sans Memory Part 205

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from the curiouser-and-curiouser dept.
coondoggie writes "The ongoing undersea search of the Air France Flight 447 wreckage had yielded one of the key items investigators were looking for this week: the flight data recorder. Unfortunately, their hopes for more information about the crash were set back, as the robot subs scouring the ocean floor retrieved the box only to find its memory part missing."
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Mystery Air Crash Black Box Found Sans Memory Part

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  • Missing (Score:2, Funny)

    by Widowwolf (779548) on Friday April 29, 2011 @06:18PM (#35980236) Homepage
    Sorry i need to upgrade for Diablo 3 coming out soon
  • by 140Mandak262Jamuna (970587) on Friday April 29, 2011 @06:22PM (#35980272) Journal
    Oh, no! They forgot to pay the 20$ extra fee to install memory card in the flight data recorder? Bummer!
  • Re:Because (Score:4, Funny)

    by Samantha Wright (1324923) on Friday April 29, 2011 @06:23PM (#35980282) Homepage Journal
    Looks like someone forgot to post anonymously. Given your low UID, is it possible that you are the Methusalah [memory-alpha.org] of trolls? Traveling from one era to the next, trusty bag of tired memes in one hand, bucket of spam in the other?

    I'm sure damaged blackboxes happen all the time—for those who don't feel like RTFAing, it looks pretty beaten up in the photo, and they've got submersibles scouring a rather large region for more pieces still. (The summary's habit of using the word "part" is kind of adorable, in a Simple English Wikipedia sort of way. What is a memory part, anyway? Is this specialized manufacturing jargon (i.e. part numbers) or just weird writing?)
  • by cosm (1072588) <thecosm3@EEEgmail.com minus threevowels> on Friday April 29, 2011 @06:24PM (#35980302)
    Obviously, Barack Obama's birth certificate stating he was born in Kenya was on this plane. When the Jooz realized this, they called up the Illuminati and had them have Gaddafi plant a bomb on the plane. This was a Majestic-12 orchestrated conspiracy to get us involved with Libya to protect our rebellious young people interest, something which has been declining in the past decades because of rainbows in sprinklers and the chem-trails in the sky.

    The missing memory chip only confirms that the Greys were there to teleport the chip to their holographic dimension before the passengers disappeared in the Bermuda triangle, only to be transported to Layer-7 in Dulce.

    This then confirms that Kennedy was shot by the mafia to protect the Illuminati-Majestic-12 conspiracy. Also, the chip had the location of the nuclear weapons in Iraq.

    Obviously.
  • by Sponge Bath (413667) on Friday April 29, 2011 @06:31PM (#35980372)

    "Could there have been any sort of sabotage?"

    Mischievous squids?

  • by 93 Escort Wagon (326346) on Friday April 29, 2011 @07:52PM (#35981074)

    Our family has a cottage in the middle of nowhere and all the neighbours are nice, but that doesn't stop my urban dwelling brother from obsessively locking his car. I keep asking him if he's worried about the raccoons taking midnight joyrides.

    Haven't you seen raccoons washing their hands in a stream? It's not about being sanitary, it's a guilty conscience combined with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

  • Re:Because (Score:3, Funny)

    by Jeremiah Cornelius (137) on Friday April 29, 2011 @08:08PM (#35981192) Homepage Journal

    Making fun!

    Just because they control the world's reserve currencies through banking, forced income taxes on the people of all developed nations and manipulate the markets of the world, doesn't mean they lurk behind every unexplained phenomenon!

Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.

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