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MH370 flew north of Indonesia and around its airspace, senior Malaysian govt source tells CNN

Published on Apr 6, 2014 4:19 PM
 
People place candles on a banner reading, "Pray for MH370" after a special prayer for passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) headquarters in Kuala Lumpur April 6, 2014. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 flew north of Indonesia and around Indonesian airspace in its journey to the southern Indian Ocean, a senior Malaysian government source told CNN. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 flew north of Indonesia and around Indonesian airspace in its journey to the southern Indian Ocean, a senior Malaysian government source told CNN.

The conclusion was reached by investigators after reviewing radar track data from neighbouring countries, CNN reported.

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The plane did not fly over Indonesia or its airspace after making a westward turn in the South China Sea and flying across the Malaysian Peninsula, the source said.

According to the source, the plane may have purposely been flown along a route designed to avoid radar detection.

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