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Malaysia: Investigators Conclude MH370 Plane Disappearance 'Deliberate'

Malaysia: Investigators Conclude MH370 Plane Disappearance 'Deliberate'

There are still no concrete details on the disappearance of MH370, but Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday that it was a "deliberate action by someone on the plane." The last communication signal with Malaysia Airlines was more than seven hours after the flight took off. 

Prime Minister Najib Razak spoke to the press on Saturday, and says that the investigation has refocused onto the crew and passengers aboard the missing plane. He added that even though the evidence and rumors seem concrete of a hijacking or sabotage, "all possibilities are still being investigated." USA Today reports,

"Investigators were making calculations to try to determine exactly how far the airliner traveled after its last point of contact. According to new satellite data analyzed by the FAA, NTSB, AAIB and Malaysian authorities, the plane's communications from the Aircraft and Communications Addressing and Reporting System were cut off just before the aircraft reached the east coast of the peninsula of Malaysia, and the aircraft's transponder was turned off shortly thereafter, near the border of Malaysia and Vietnam, he said. Flight MH370 departed from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing at 12:40 a.m. on March 8 with 239 people on board. A multi-national search effort involving 14 countries, 43 ships and 58 aircraft has turned up no trace of the Boeing 777, despite an expansive search that has widened with each passing day. The last confirmed communication from the plane to a satellite was 8:11 a.m. Malaysia time, Razak said.

There have also been reports that the plane ran out of gas while crossing the Indian Ocean. Prayers for the families of the missing victims. Story developing.... [SOURCE]

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