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Malaysia Airlines flight: Latest developments on missing Flight MH370

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Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has been missing for 10 days now. A few new developments concerning Flight MH370 occurred over the past weekend. According to CNN on Mar. 17, the search area has grown significantly.

The search has expanded to cover large swaths of land and sea, including 11 countries and deep oceans.

26 nations have now joined the search efforts for Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Both Pakistan and India claimed that the missing plane never showed up on their radar. Much of the searching involves a process of elimination as to where the plane is not.

It is now thought that the Malaysia Airlines flight was taken off course on purpose. Malaysian investigators have seized a flight simulator from the pilot's home. A friend of the pilot said that it is not right to suspect him as he had a "love for people."

As reported previously in "Flight MH370: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search expands as pilots scrutinized," pilot Zaharie Adman Shah, 53, and Farq Ab Hamid, 27, as both had the high level skills to successfully divert the plane and to avoid detection. The entire passenger list is currently being looked at.

In the article "Where is Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370?," all tracking devices were turned off early in the flight. No distress call was sent out either. So far, the plane has disappeared without a trace.

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