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Missing MH370: Transponder may have been shut down deliberately, say experts


  • Nation
  • Friday, 14 Mar 2014

Crew members from the Royal Malaysian Air Force prepare a Malaysian Air Force CN235 aircraft for a Search and Rescue (SAR) operation to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Straits of Malacca on March 13, 2014. - Reuters

Crew members from the Royal Malaysian Air Force prepare a Malaysian Air Force CN235 aircraft for a Search and Rescue (SAR) operation to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Straits of Malacca on March 13, 2014. - Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR: New evidence has suggested that communication from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may have been deliberately cut off.

ABC news said US investigators now believe the aircraft's data reporting system and its transponder - which reports its position in flight to ground-based radar - shut down separately.

   

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