Wednesday, March 12, 2014


A frame capture from The Outer Limits episode "The Probe"

In today's Washington Post is a piece, by Joel Achenbach, on the terrible story of missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370...

Lost: The mysterious, baffling disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

A few paragraphs into the article says this...

"But so far, all the technological eyes and ears of the world have failed to find the miss
ing plane. The Boeing 777 jetliner, with 239 people aboard, silently vanished early Saturday morning on its way to China, disappearing from radar so suddenly and inexplicably that it might as well have flown into another dimension."

This reminds me of two classic television series', The Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits. In Zone a Boeing 707 disappears to another... zone; and in The Outer Limits (my fave of the two shows) episode "The Probe" a small passenger plane carrying six people flies into a storm and ends up in a strange place.

No doubt Malaysia Airline Flight MH370 will be found, but at a time like this, with all its great unsolved mystery, it's easy to imagine, especially when you are really tired, that something unconventional happened.

The Twilight Zone - "The Odyssey of Flight 33"

The Outer Limits - "The Probe"

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