MH370 Malaysia Airlines missing plane day 6 search updates: Sumatra, Andaman

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This is unprecedented and no one is able to reason as to what happened to MH370 Malaysia Airlines missing plane. Day 6 latest updates suggest that Sumatra, Andaman Nicobar Islands have been included in search

To be true, this sort of search is unprecedented for a missing plane. But never in the history a plane with so many people onboard has disappeared without a single trace.

Navies and Air force units of around a dozen nations are on trail of the missing plane that has not left a single clue about its whereabouts. Vietnam that had claimed to have got a few leads says they were nothing but assumptions.

In the meantime reports suggest that Indian air force planes are on standby to begin searching the Indian waters near Andaman and Nicobar Islands as reports suggest that the plane might have strayed into Indian waters. But to be true, there is no definite word about the clues and speculations seem to be rather wild and without any foundations.

In the meantime late reports coming from Malaysia say that the search for Malaysian Airlines MH307 plane has been expanded to Sumatran waters, north of Straits of Malacca, as military radar may have detected the missing plane in the vicinity of Pulau Perak. Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Chief Rodzali Daud said at a press conference the plane may have reversed course further than expected while on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Daud added that based on military radar readings from its station in Butterworth, MH370 may have turned west after Kota Bahru and flew past the east coast and Kedah.

But officials themselves look rather uncertain when they claim one thing or the other. “The last time the plane was detected was near Pulau Perak, in the Straits of Malacca, at 2.40am,” he said. This contradicts with earlier reports that the aircraft had disappeared from radar screens 120 nautical miles off Kota Bharu and over the South China Sea, at 1.30am on March 8.The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) had previously said the search for the Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, which is missing for the fourth day, had previously been focused around the waters between East Malaysia and Vietnam.

For its part, Malaysian Airlines expressed astonishment at media fabrications over a previous security breach inside one of its aircraft’s cockpit by the missing plane’s co-pilot Fariq Abdul Hamid, 27.

Photographs of the co-pilot of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have emerged showing him entertaining teenage tourists in an aircraft cockpit during a previous flight, according to international media outlets.

The images came to light on the day Malaysian officials said they were investigating potential “psychological problems” of the crew or passengers for possible reasons as to why the aircraft could have gone missing.

The first officer, Fariq Abdul Hamid, invited two South African teenagers into the flight cabin for the entirety of a flight in 2011 from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur.

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