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Aussie Official Spurns Theory, Cites MH370 Pilot's Weight

Peter Foley says Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah would have gotten decompression sickness

(Newser) - The debate over MH370's demise rages on, this time in the Australian Senate, where an official with the country's Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) threw cold water on a recently pushed theory . In an episode of Australia's 60 Minutes, experts alleged that Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah intentionally crashed... More »

MH370 Captain 'Plotted Indian Ocean Course in Simulator'

This shows 'the possibility of planning,' Australia says

(Newser) - Australian officials have confirmed that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed, the AP reports. There has... More »

Another Jet Lead: 300 More Objects Detected

Pilot's son dismisses suicide speculation

(Newser) - Another big lead, but yet more frustration in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Officials say a Thai satellite has detected "300 objects of various sizes" floating near the search area in the Indian Ocean, reports the AP . Another set of satellite images released yesterday showed 122 "... More »

Files Deleted From Malaysia Pilot's Flight Simulator

Forensics team trying to recover data

(Newser) - Files had recently been deleted from the flight simulator found at the home of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 pilot, Malaysia's defense minister says. Investigators are attempting to retrieve the information, but the minister stressed that Capt. Zaharie Ahmad Shah has not been proven guilty, the AP reports. At... More »

Latest Theory Puts Renewed Focus on Pilots

But no red flags emerge about lives of Malaysian pair

(Newser) - The new theory that the missing Malaysia jet was deliberately flown for hundreds of miles off its intended course is putting new scrutiny on the plane's two pilots. Malaysian authorities say they are at least examining the possibility that one or both might have been involved in whatever happened,... More »

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