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Malaysia Flight 370 – Tragic Accident or a Hijacking?

The Malaysian government is a very corrupt regime and they lost their credibility through their attempts to undermine the investigation in the first place

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On March 8th, 2014, flight number 370, a Boeing 777-200ER operated by Malaysian Airlines, took off from Kuala Lumpur and headed towards Beijing. 39 minutes later the flight disappeared from radar and no one ever heard from the passengers or crew again.

The investigation of this disappearance was greatly hindered by Malaysia. It was not until much later that it was discovered that, despite many denials by Malaysian officials, the flight had continued to link up with satellites for six hours. According to The Atlantic, “After six hours, the Doppler data indicated a steep descent—as much as five times greater than a normal descent rate. Within a minute or two of crossing the seventh arc, the plane dived into the ocean, possibly shedding components before impact. Judging from the electronic evidence, this was not a controlled attempt at a water landing. The airplane must have fractured instantly into a million pieces. But no one knew where the impact had occurred, much less why. And no one had the slightest bit of physical evidence to confirm that the satellite interpretations were correct.”

From the very beginning, I’ve felt the evidence concerning MH370 pointed towards a takeover that resulted in the plane being shot down, not just a plane that flew into a mysterious disappearance. The airplane had diverted course completely, and six hours later the flight suddenly came to an end. No one attempted to bring the airplane down gently, it shattered.

Onboard were two Iranians who were traveling under fake names with stolen passports. The police work done by Malaysia claims their only goal was to seek asylum in Germany, but the Malaysian government is a very corrupt regime and they lost their credibility through their attempts to undermine the investigation in the first place.