Missing Malaysia Airlines plane: Flight MH370 was ‘thrown around like a fighter jet’ to avoid radar

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The search continues in the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet (Picture: MoD) The search continues in the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet (Picture: MoD)

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately ‘thrown around like a fighter jet’ to dodge being tracked on radar, investigators believe.

Drastic manoeuvres which caused the plane to veer suddenly to 45,000ft before plummeting to just below 5,000ft suggest the jet was deliberately trying to disappear, it has been claimed.

The plane, which disappeared more than a month ago, is thought to have climbed to 10,000ft above its normal altitude just after it lost contact with authorities.

As the search for the missing aircraft continues in the Indian Ocean, it has emerged that the Malaysian military investigators believe it was deliberately manoeuvered to avoid detection.

According to the Sunday Times, a source close to the investigation said: ‘It was being flown very low at very high speed. And it was being flown to avoid radar.’

Hopes…

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