Final words from Malaysian jet came after communications system had been disabled
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The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 took off from Kuala Lumpur in the wee hours of March 8, headed to Beijing. On Saturday, canada goose outlet the Malaysian government announced findings that strongly suggested the plane was deliberately diverted and may have flown as far north as Central Asia or south into the vast reaches of the Indian Ocean.
Investigators have said someone on board the plane first disabled one of its communications systems the Aircraft and Communications Addressing and Reporting System, or ACARS about 40 minutes after takeoff. The ACARS equipment sends information about the jet engines and other data to the airline.
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A Malaysia Airline Boeing 737 800 plane taxis by canada goose parka uk main terminal at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Sunday, March 16, 2014. Malaysia. A Malaysian passenger jet missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came about seven and a half hours after takeoff, canada goose outlet parka meaning it could have ended up as far as Kazakhstan or deep in the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)On Sunday, Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein told a news conference that the final, reassuring words from the cockpit right, good night were spoken to air traffic controllers after the ACARS system was shut off. Whoever spoke did not mention any trouble on board.
Air force Maj. Gen. Affendi Buang told reporters he did not know whether it was the pilot or co pilot who spoke to air traffic controllers.
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In the United States, Dan Pfeiffer, senior adviser to President Barack Obama, told NBC the Press that the FBI was supporting the criminal probe.
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A woman writes on a board of messages and well wishes dedicated to people involved with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370, Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. The Malaysian passenger jet missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came about seven and a half hours after takeoff, meaning it could have ended up as far as Kazakhstan or deep in the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia Prime Minister canada goose sale uk Najib Razak said Saturday. (AP Photo/Wong Maye E)Police searched the homes of both pilots Saturday, the first time they had done so since the plane vanished, the government said. confiscated the elaborate flight simulator that one of the pilots, Zaharie Ahmad Shah, had built in his home and reassembled it in their offices to study it for clues, Khalid said.
Zaharie, 53, who has three grown children and one grandchild, had previously posted photos online of the simulator, which was made with three large computer monitors and other accessories. Earlier this week, the head of Malaysia Airlines said the simulator was not in itself cause for any suspicion.
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Even though the ACARS system was disabled on Flight 370, it continued to emit faint hourly pulses that were recorded by a satellite. 7 hours and 31 minutes after the plane took off. That placed the jet somewhere in a huge arc as far north as Kazakhstan in Central Asia or far into the southern Indian Ocean.
While many people believe the plane has crashed, there is a small possibility it may have landed somewhere and be relatively intact. Affendi, the air force general, and Hishammuddin, the defence minister, said it was possible for the plane to when it was on the ground if its electrical systems were canada goose outlet kokemuksia undamaged.
canada goose A journalist raises her hand as Malaysia Minister of Defence and Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (2nd R) answers questions during a press conference at a hotel near Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on March 16, 2014. Malaysia said on March 16 that police had searched the homes of the Malaysia Airlines pilots of missing flight MH370 and examined a home flight simulator after revelations that the flight was deliberately diverted triggered a full scale criminal probe. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFANMOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty ImagesAustralia said it was sending one of its two AP 3C Orion aircraft involved in the search to remote islands in the Indian Ocean at Malaysia request. The plane will search the north and west of canada goose outlet vip the Cocos Islands, a remote Australian territory with an airstrip about 1,200 kilometres (745 miles) southwest of Indonesia, military chief Gen. David Hurley said. canada goose
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Whoever disabled the plane communication systems and then flew the jet must have had a high degree of technical knowledge and flying experience, putting one or both of the pilots high on the list of possible suspects, Malaysian officials and aviation experts said.
Zaharie, the captain, was a supporter of a Malaysian opposition political party that is locked in a bitter dispute with the government, according to postings on his Facebook page and a friend, Peter Chong, who is a party member.