GHOSTLY images believed to show the disappeared MH370 passenger jet in the Cambodian jungle could actually show a US bomber downed during the Vietnam war. As helicopter fly over the area and a full-scale ground search begins some believe the intriguing image is actually of a F-105 Thunderchief – a large ground attacker retired from the bloody conflict due to heavy loses. Aviation sleuth Ian Wilson claimed he found the doomed jet - which mysteriously vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board – lying partially hidden, on Google Maps. According to Wikipedia, 382 Thunderchief aircraft were lost during the war, including 62 non-combat losses. Many Twitter users grabbed onto the new theory, with one even theorising how the plane crashed, based upon the Google image: “The lack of cockpit capity suggests this aircraft hit th[e] ground vertically in an inverted flat spin.” At 70 metres the newly-found “plane” measurement is far close to the 63.7m of MH370’s Boeing 777-200. The Thunderchief was only around 20m long. There is a £53million finder’s fee for anyone who can locate the missing airliner. It’s claimed the doomed passenger jet now lies around 60 miles west of capital Phnom Penh, an area air traffic controllers looked into… Read full this story
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