Sunday, March 23, 2014

Flight 370

Flight 370 dropped to an altitude of 12,000 feet after taking a sharp turn.

After the plane disappeared from radars and slammed into the water off the coast of Australia, rumors began to swarm as to what exactly happened. New details regarding what exactly happened in the cockpit surfaced this morning. When the plane crashed, it was only 12,000 feet above the ground as a result of a sharp turn.

According to authorities, the sharp turn was intentional. They are assuming that there was foul play in the cockpit. Although they really have no evidence, they aren't ruling any possibilities out.

This is relative to our history classes. We are learning about the 1920's and about the invention of the first airplane.

Honestly, you have to stoop pretty low to want to wreck a plane on purpose. The US has gotten involved with the investigation and leave out no possibilities of foul play. Our government and investigators can find the world's most violent criminal, yet they can't figure out why a plane crashed or how it disappeared?

  • What is the impact of using [statistics/quotations/headings/bullets/personal experience] (choose one of the options and write only on it.) If you have another element that you would like to discuss on this question, get the okay from me before proceeding. Use evidence from the selection to support your answer.
The author uses the statistics of the plane's altitude and quotes from officials to impact the article by telling us how high the plane was.

Sidner, Sarah. Flight 370's Altitude Drops After Sharp Turn. Article. CNN. CNN, 23 Mar. 2014. Web. 23 Mar. 2014. <>

Aitch, Tim. Flight 370. Photograph. Flickr. Yahoo, 14 Mar. 2014. Web. 23 Mar. 2014. <>

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