Mahathir raises 'remote takeover' theory in MH370 mystery

  • Nation
  • Friday, 23 Mar 2018

People attending the fourth annual remembrance event for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in Kuala Lumpur on March 3, 2018.PHOTO: REUTERS.

SYDNEY: Malaysia's veteran ex-leader Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Friday (March 23) that missing flight MH370 might have been taken over remotely in a bid to foil a hijack, reviving one of the many conspiracy theories surrounding its disappearance.

The Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people - mostly from China - on board while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

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