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Missing Malaysian plane result of 'deliberate action' (videos)

While the whereabouts of missing Malaysian plane, Flight 370 continues to elude authorities, there is no question that it was taken off course by ‘deliberate action,’ Malaysian officials stated this weekend. Additionally, latest intelligence points to those who were in the cockpit as having a direct involvement in the disappearance of the missing plane.

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak updates the media on the search and rescue plan for the missing MAS Airlines flight MH370 during a press conference on March 15, 2014.
Photo by How Foo Yeen/Getty Images

While there is no official word as to whether the pilot captain, 53-year-old Zaharie Ahmad Shah, is responsible, he is under great public suspicion as 239 people remain missing. Over the weekend, his home was searched and public scrutiny is widely rampant. However, his friends and family members are quickly coming to his defense and declaring he is a generous man who couldn’t possibly have had anything to do with the plane’s detour.

Also under scrutiny is First Officer Fariq Ab Hamid, who was in the cockpit, yet reports that he planned to marry his girlfriend are causing some to doubt his involvement.

At this point, it is anyone’s guess what has happened as there is very little information confirmed. The investigation into the plane’s disappearance draws extreme criticism from nations involved.

You may see a video update on the missing Malaysian plane, Flight 370 above.

What are your theories? What do you think happened to Flight 370 and do you think the pilot had direct involvement?

Charisse Van Horn is the owner of the Daily News Beat blog. You can follow on Facebook at Daily News Beat.

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