Piracy and pilot suicide are among the scenarios under study as investigators grow increasingly certain the missing Malaysia Airlines jet reversed course and headed west after its last radio contact with air traffic controllers.
The international search for the missing Malaysian jetliner expanded Friday further into the Indian Ocean amid signs the aircraft may have flown on for hours after its last contact with air-traffic control nearly a week ago, and more indicators suggested the Boeing 777’s disappearance could involve criminal action.
CBS News: Two Communications Systems On Board Missing Malaysian Airlines Plane Were Shut Down Separately
Two communications systems on board the missing Malaysian Airlines plane were shut down separately, CBS News confirmed Thursday, a development that suggests the systems were deliberately turned off.
There aren’t supposed to be any mysteries in the Digital Age.
‘There Is Nothing': Malaysian Authorities Do Not Find Missing Plane Where Chinese Satellite Images Showed Possible Debris
Search planes dispatched Thursday to examine an area where Chinese satellite images showed what might have been debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 found nothing, officials told CBS News.
Malaysian Authorities Admit They Don’t Know Which Direction Missing Plane Was Headed When It Disappeared
Malaysian authorities defended their handling of the hunt for the missing Boeing 777 on Wednesday even as they acknowledged they were unsure which direction the plane was headed when it disappeared, highlighting the massive task facing an international search mission now in its fifth day.
Vietnam scrambled helicopters Monday to look for what a search jet spotted and believed might have been a life raft from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that vanished early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board, but the object found floating in the sea was not a boat, leaving the fate of the airliner a mystery.
4 Americans were on board the Boeing 777 that lost contact with air traffic controllers over the South China Sea.
A recent Gallup Poll suggests that most Americans now view China as the greatest enemy of the United States.
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings to a record in December even though the two largest holders of U.S. government debt — China and Japan — reduced their shares.