Missing Airplane: Tracking the Trail

“The ides of March didn’t bring the tiding.
The search is still on for the pied piper”
Here are a pick of few stories doing rounds on the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian Air Plane, MH 370.

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Malaysia Airlines Plane Goes Missing
A Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing Saturday with 239 people on board has crashed into the waters off Vietnam.
Oil Slicks Spotted in Hunt for Jet With 239 Aboard
Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
Air Force Chief: Malaysia Jet May Have Turned Back
Rodzali Daud told a press conference Sunday that “there is a possible indication that the aircraft made a turnback,” adding that authorities were “trying to make sense of that.
Missing Malaysian Jet: Terror Angle Being Probed
Malaysia today launched a terror probe into the mysterious disappearance of a plane with 239 people aboard after it emerged that two passengers boarded the flight with stolen passports, even as a massive multinational search mission continued for the second day without any success.
Missing Jet: One Stolen Passport Holder Iranian
One of the two men traveling on a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner with a stolen passport was a 19-year-old Iranian man believed to be trying to migrate to Germany, and had no terror links, police said Tuesday.
Missing Airliner’s Pilot Joked with Female Passengers in Cockpit at 30,000ft
One of the pilots of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight liked to entertain female passengers in the cockpit, it emerged yesterday (Tuesday), as a new theory suggested a fault with the plane could have rendered the crew unconscious.
‘All Right, Good Night’: Last Words from Missing Plane
These words were spoken in the last radio transmission from the cockpit of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Malaysia’s ambassador to Beijing was quoted by the Singapore-based Strait Times as saying during a meeting with Chinese relatives of those on board.
Missing Jet May Have Strayed Towards Andaman Sea: Malaysian Air Force
Malaysia’s military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area south of the Thai holiday island of Phuket, hundreds of miles from its last known position, the country’s Air Force Chief said on Wednesday.
‘Missing Airplane Flew for Four Hours Off Radar’
US investigators suspect that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 stayed in the air for about four hours past the time it reached its last confirmed location, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing two people familiar with the details.
Missing Malaysian Jet: Vasthu Shastra Expert Joins Search!
Yuvaraj Sowma, a Chennai-based astrologer and Vasthu Shastra expert, told the Malaysian Star Wednesday that he was making the prediction based on the current alignment of the planets, the sun and stars.
US Warned of ‘Cracking Problem’ in Boeing-777s
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had warned of a “cracking” problem on Boeing-777 airplanes, just days before the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing.
NASA Joins Hunt for Missing Malaysian Jet
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has joined the search hunt for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight, which disappeared shortly after take-off from Kuala Lumpur airport.
India Scours Uninhabited Jungle Islands for Lost Malaysian Jetliner
Indian aircraft combed Andaman and Nicobar, made up of more than 500 mostly uninhabited islands, for signs of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner that evidence suggests was last headed towards the heavily forested archipelago.
Hunt for Missing Jet Extends up to Tamil Nadu Coast
With a week gone without a trace of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, the search for flight MH370 has expanded to include the Bay of Bengal waters close to the Chennai coastline, said the Defence Ministry on Friday.
Missing Jet May Have Been Victim of Piracy, Say Investigators
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may have been “an act of piracy” and the possibility that its hundreds of passengers are being held at an unknown location has not been ruled out, US investigators said last night (Friday).
Malaysia PM Says Lost Plane’s Movements Indicate a Deliberate Act
Investigators believe someone aboard a missing Malaysian airliner deliberately shut off its communications and tracking systems, turned the plane around and flew for nearly seven hours after it vanished, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Saturday.
‘Lost Malaysian Airliner May Have Run Out of Fuel Over Indian Ocean’
Faint electronic signals sent to satellites from a missing Malaysian jetliner show it may have been flown thousands of miles off course before running out of fuel over the Indian Ocean, a source familiar with official U.S. assessments said.
British Satellite Received Signals From Missing Malaysian Plane
British satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat has said that its network has received signals from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing March 8.