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Pilot Is Suspect In The Disappearance Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

June 23, 2014 - More than three months have passed since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. The Boeing 777-200ER which had departed Kuala Lumpur for Beijing on March 8, with 12 crew members and 227 passengers disappeared from radar and within an hour into the flight air traffic control lost contact with the jumbo jet. 

The following day, March 9, the Chinese Martyrs Brigade claimed to have taken down Flight MH370 in an open letter to the Chinese news media, stating that its actions were in retaliation to the Chinese government “You kill one of our clan, we will kill 100 of you as pay back.” The letter also listed grievances against the Malaysian government. However, government officials claimed the letter was a hoax. 

The disappearance of Flight MH370 sparked a multinational search and rescue effort which began in the Gulf of Thailand and the South China Sea and within a few days, the search was extended to the Strait of Malacca, Andaman Sea and parts of the Indian Ocean. 

Search and rescue teams had been inundated with false hopes of finding the down aircraft with false radio pings, oil slick, floating debris, etc. Investigators are no closer to finding the aircraft and to date the search has been the largest and most expensive in aviation history. 

There is now intense speculation that the pilot, 53, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah of Flight MH370 may have been the center of the aircrafts disappearance and he has become the top human suspect after the Malaysian police found flights on his home flight simulator of great concern. 


After poring through data on Ahmad Shah’s computer, authorities have learned that he had programmed his home flight simulator to practice a flight landing on a small island in the Indian Ocean. 

In addition authorities have indicated the captain’s behavior prior to his flight suggested he may have been withdrawn, rumors had surfaced that the pilot was having problems at home although these rumors have been denied by family and friends. In addition he had stopped his regular aviation postings on the internet and authorities could not find any social or work commitments after March 8, the disappearance of Flight MH370.



At the present time Fugro Survey Pty Ltd a Dutch deep sea survey company has been conducting a wide area survey of the seafloor using a submarine since June 10, in search of Flight MH370 after being awarded a $90 million dollar three month contract from Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB).

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