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Change in missing MAS jet's flight path via computer under probe

Published on Mar 18, 2014 7:43 PM
 
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dato Hamzah Zainudin (left) and Malaysia's Transport and Defence Minister Hishamuddin Hussein (right) hold up two maps showing the northern and southern corridor at a news conference at a hotel near Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on March 17, 2014. The authorities could not confirm if new coordinates were entered into the flight computers of the missing MH370 before it took off for Beijing, said Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN

SEPANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The authorities could not confirm if new coordinates were entered into the flight computers of the missing MH370 before it took off for Beijing, said Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein.

Speaking at a press conference at Sama-Sama Hotel in Sepang on Tuesday, Mr Hishammuddin, who is also Defence Minister, said: "I cannot confirm this as the investigations are still ongoing."

The Malaysia Airlines MH370, which left Kuala Lumpur International Airport for Beijing on March 8, disappeared with 227 passengers and 12 crew on board.

MH370 flight path graphic

 
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