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Mystery continues: report says MH370 pilots behaved normally

March 12, 2015, Kuala, Lumpur, Malaysia - Investigators trying to explain one of the greatest mysteries in aviation history found nothing unusual in the behaviour or life of the pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 or his crew, according to a report released a year after the plane disappeared.


March 12, 2015
By The Star Phoenix

In the absence of any concrete explanation for the plane’s disappearance on March 8 last year, the “rogue pilot” theory has emerged as one of the most probable. Malaysia officials have said they believe the plane’s disappearance was the result of a “deliberate act.”

However, a 584-page “interim” report published Sunday suggested investigators had found no evidence to support the idea that one or both of the pilots had deliberately steered the plane off course and then into the sea.

“The captain’s ability to handle stress at work and home was good,” the report said of Zaharie Ahmad Shah, the 53-year-old pilot. “There was no known history of apathy, anxiety or irritability. There were no significant changes in his lifestyle, interpersonal conflict or family stresses.” | READ MORE

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