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Manipulation likely behind MH370 tragedy, no apparent system fault: Report

MH370 vanished on March 8, 2014, en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur with 239 people on board

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Angus WhitleyChong Pooi Koon I Bloomberg
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, missing since 2014, was probably deliberately steered off course and flown to the southern Indian Ocean, according to the Malaysian government’s safety report into the disaster.

It’s difficult to attribute the aircraft’s changes in course to any specific system failure, according to the report released Monday. “It is more likely that such maneuvers are due to the systems being manipulated,” it said.

MH370 vanished on March 8, 2014, en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur with 239 people on board. Investigators have never been able to explain why the jet abandoned its route shortly into the flight, traversed

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First Published: Jul 30 2018 | 1:55 PM IST

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