Report: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight May Have Been Taken As Part Of ‘Dry Run’ For Future Terror Attack
The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday as Australia scoured the southern Indian Ocean and Kazakhstan – more than 6,000 miles to the northwest – answered Malaysia’s call for help in the unprecedented hunt.
In a press conference Sunday Malaysian authorities said the number of countries involved with the search and rescue operation for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has increased from 14 to 25.
A Malaysian government official says investigators have concluded that one of the pilots or someone else with flying experience hijacked the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.
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.
Evidence suggests Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 stayed in the air for several hours after final contact with ground controllers.
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 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.
The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of miles from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official.
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.
The deputy prime minister of Vietnam will be visiting the District of Columbia’s drug court to see how it works.