March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 departs from Kuala Lumpur with 239 people on board a Boeing 777 headed to Beijing. The people on board would never land at their destination.
After a four year investigation and a 495 page report, The Safety Investigation Team can conclude that someone did in-fact manipulate the controls to veer off coarse but did not determine who is responsible.
A full investigation report is being provided to the victim’s next of kin.
Investigators were trying to understand why the plane veered so off course before making it’s decent into the ocean.
A Few Notes
- Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah had flown a “similar route” to the one that night from a flight simulator at his house.
- Police concluded that there was no suspicious activity on the simulator.
- Investigators were satisfies with the background, training, and mental health of the pilots.
- Investigators are not of the opinion that the crime involved the two pilots, although you cannot discount it.
- All passengers passed inspection and background checks.
- It is evident that inside the plane, someone was in control.
- Pilots, crew and passengers were all unconscious at the point of impact.
- “We cannot exclude that there was an unlawful interference by a third party,” Kok Soo Chon, head of the MH370 safety investigation team
- “The answer can only be conclusive if the wreckage is found,” said Kok