Missing plane MH370 ‘spotted in Cambodian jungle on Google Maps’, claims amateur investigator
The missing passenger plane MH370 appears to have been spotted on Google Maps in the darkest part of the Cambodian jungle.
The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 disappeared on March 8, 2014, near Phuket Island in the Strait of Malacca.
The plane lost contact within 39 minutes of taking off from Kuala Lumpur Airport, bound for Beijing.
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There were 239 passengers on board, and it was feared that it was heading in the wrong direction towards Australia.
However, UK-based technology expert Ian Wilson claimed that the plane is in fact located deep in the Cambodian jungle.
Although he did not publish the exact details of the place, although he posted a picture of him, he said: “I was there (Google Earth), a few hours here, and a few hours there.
“If you add that, I’ve spent hours looking for places where a plane could go down.
“And at the end, as you can see where the plane is, it’s literally the greenest, darkest part that you can see.
“Measured by Google Vision, you’re looking at about 69 metres, but it looks like there’s a gap between the tail and the back of the plane, it’s a little bit bigger, but there’s a gap that’s probably responsible for that.”
The news of the sighting comes days after the release of a new 229-page report containing clues that could actually help find the plane.
This information could indicate that the wreckage may be 1,560 kilometers west of Perth.
This startling claim was made by a so-called “groundbreaking” amateur radio technology called the “Weak Signal Propagation Reporter,” or WSPR.
WSPR was used by researchers Richard Godfrey, Dr Hans Coetzee and Professor Simon Maskell, who used it to track the plane’s flight path for six hours after one of its last radio communications.
The researchers said: “This technology has been developed over the past three years and the results represent reliable new evidence.
“It is consistent with the analyzes conducted by Boeing … and the analyzes conducted by the University of Western Australia of the wreckage recovered around the Indian Ocean.”
Radio technology allows data, including timestamp, location and drift, to be stored in a database every two minutes.
They were able to record it every time a WSPR link was flown, which they were able to do 25 times.
Their result corroborates other data, including from Boeing.
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