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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Flight Transponders

Short notes on flight transponders

American Airlines Flight 11 Boeing 767-223ER: Transponder stopped transmitting at 8.20 am, 11 Sep 2001. Collided into World Trade Centre North Tower at 8.46 am.
(reference: http://911research.wtc7.net/planes/attack/flight11.html )

American Airlines Flight 175 Boeing 767-222: Transponder stopped transmitting at 8.46 am, 11 Sep 2001. Collided into World Trade Centre South Tower at 9.03 am.
(reference: http://911research.wtc7.net/planes/attack/flight175.html )

American Airlines Flight 77 Boeing 757-223: Transponder stopped transmitting at 8.56 am, 11 Sep 2001. Collided into the Pentagon at 9.37 am.
(reference: http://911research.wtc7.net/planes/attack/flight77.html )

American Airlines Flight 93 Boeing 757-200: Transponder stopped transmitting at 9.30 am, 11 Sep 2001. Shot down, allegedly, short of the Capital at 10.06 am.
(reference: http://911research.wtc7.net/planes/attack/flight93.html )

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 Boeing 777-200ER: Transponder stopped transmitting at 1.21 am, 8 Mar 2014. Presently, unknown.
(reference: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/17/us-malaysia-airlines-disappearance-insig-idUSBREA2G14020140317 )


Further reading:

  1. http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2014-03-18/news/48330806_1_air-traffic-controllers-radar-small-planes
  2. http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/03/18/flight-mh370-went-missing-after-transponder-was-shut-off-why-do-planes-even-have-an-off-switch-for-crucial-device/
  3. http://www.cnbc.com/id/101500055
  4. http://www.buzzfeed.com/dorsey/cnn-shows-potential-hijackers-how-to-turn-off-a-boeing-777s
  5. http://youtu.be/OatVLcG8YLw 

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