What lesson have you learned from the Malaysian Flight 370 tragedy?

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  1. Hawaiian Scribe profile image93
    Hawaiian Scribeposted 7 years ago

    What lesson have you learned from the Malaysian Flight 370 tragedy?

  2. UpixxIndustries profile image37
    UpixxIndustriesposted 7 years ago

    I have learned that if Tatoo from Fantasy Island was still alive that he would have been able to find "the plane, the plane" for them.

  3. dashingscorpio profile image86
    dashingscorpioposted 7 years ago

    You never know when you're going to die.
    It's been reported that over 150,000 people die every day on this planet. We all will get our turn. It makes no difference if we are in a plane, on a bus or train, driving, walking, sleeping, have an illness, or a fluke accident. Always bare in mind that "good-bye" could mean "farewell".
    Love as though there is no tomorrow because one day there won't be.

    1. Hawaiian Scribe profile image93
      Hawaiian Scribeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      You bring up a very important point. We all know we are born with an expiration date, but donʻt always think about it on a daily basis. Every so often a tragedy happens that gives us all a wake-up call.

  4. Greensleeves Hubs profile image93
    Greensleeves Hubsposted 7 years ago

    I think it's too early to learn too many lessons. I suspect that people have been too harsh in their anger with the Malaysian authorities who have been in a difficult position - if they release information which isn't 100% proven correct then they later get accused of lying or of misleading the public, but if they withold that information they get accused of a cover up.
    This was an unprecedented tragedy and I'm sure that even if some intelligence has been withheld by Malaysian or other governments for security reasons, nobody yet knows exactly what happened or why the plane changed course and then flew on for many hours before crashing. In the absence of such evidence people will inevitably come up with outlandish conspiracy theories, but the truth is our technology isn't perfect either on board aeroplanes or in the monitoring and surveillance of aircraft flight paths. Accidents do happen and will continue to happen, and deliberate acts of sabotage do happen and will continue to happen, and investigators just have to work painstakingly through the evidence - not easy when the wreckage hasn't yet been recovered.
    Nobody will really be satisfied until at least we know whether this was deliberate action by a member of crew, or whether it was a malfunction. In either scenario, it's hard to explain everything that happened to Flight MH370, so speculation will of course continue.

    1. Hawaiian Scribe profile image93
      Hawaiian Scribeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Youʻre right.  It is probably too soon to learn many lessons, but I think there will be many that eventually come from this tragedy. Some lessons will be to design of instrumentation in the aircraft itself such as the transponder and radar.

  5. seanpollardz profile image65
    seanpollardzposted 7 years ago

    That life is unpredictable and be prepared for everything.

    1. Hawaiian Scribe profile image93
      Hawaiian Scribeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Youʻre right.  Life sure is unpredictable, and the "be prepared" part is the real challenge.

  6. dailytop10 profile image87
    dailytop10posted 7 years ago

    The event is still waiting for a conclusion. But initially, I learned not to trust the government. They're really secretive and suspicious. I really hope what they're doing right now is worth it. I'm really skeptical that they can't find a huge plane with all the advancements in satellite and spying technology. Something's up and let's just pray the problem ends in this case and won't escalate.

    1. Hawaiian Scribe profile image93
      Hawaiian Scribeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think Iʻm just naturally distrustful of the govt, but this whole tragedy is a real puzzle. I canʻt understand how the satellite photos are coming out showing debris, but no one can find it. Meanwhile, the NSA is probably monitoring this post.

  7. tehgyb profile image82
    tehgybposted 7 years ago

    That the main stream media will latch onto any story and run it over and over and over and make up completely stupid and off-the-wall theories just to keep viewer's attention.

    Oh wait, we've always known that, haven't we?

    Meanwhile there was likely a fire on board which took out the electrical systems before the pilots learned of it. The pilot diverted to the nearest airport (which explains the sudden turn they saw on radar) in an attempt to save the plane and the passengers, but ended up crashing into the ocean without anyone knowing because of the aforementioned electrical systems being burned out.

    1. Hawaiian Scribe profile image93
      Hawaiian Scribeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, some of the news channels ran hundreds of hours of nonsensical theories. If the Malaysian govt had done a better job of informing the public, maybe these channels wouldnʻt have gone off on a tangent. I hope we find out some real facts soon.

  8. scooterbarks profile image59
    scooterbarksposted 7 years ago

    I learned to stop watching so much television, to stop allowing the newsroom drama mill to set my daily agenda. I feel sympathy for the families of those who were aboard the plane, sympathy that came into existence immediately upon hearing about this tragedy. This media circus has gone on long enough, time to get on with life.

    1. Hawaiian Scribe profile image93
      Hawaiian Scribeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, Iʻve tuned out on this pretty much.  I do hope they find the plane & its wreckage soon for the familiesʻ sake. It must be unbearable.

  9. Evane profile image64
    Evaneposted 6 years ago

    Letting my family and loved ones know my flight details before I fly smile


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