Malaysian Air Flight #MH370 Could Have Flown to Taliban-Controlled Region in Pakistan
Pakistan has 75 bases with permanent-surface runways:
1 with runways over 3,659 m
30 with runways 2,440-3,659 m
43 with runways 1,220-2,439 m
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak called Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif to seek his help in tracking missing Malaysian Air flight MH370.
Pakistan’s DAWN reported:
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday called his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the phone and sought his help in tracing Malaysian airline’s missing Boeing 777.
“Prime Minister Sharif expressed sympathies with him and assured every possible cooperation,” Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Aviation Shujat Azeem told Dawn.com.
“As per request from Malaysian aviation authorities, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan has saved entire data of the day and time when the jet went missing and would be sharing it with Malaysian authorities,” he said.
“Although there is no evidence that plane headed towards Pakistan but as a goodwill gesture we are sharing our data with Malaysian government,” Shujaat Azeem added, who earlier on Saturday had dismissed Western media reports that missing Malaysian airliner might be hidden somewhere in the country.
Pakistan’s top aviation official said the CAA has asked Malaysian authorities to send their official to Karachi to look at the data.
Azeem disclosed that Malaysian aviation authorities also spoke with Pakistan Air Force (PAF) chief Tahir Rafique Butt and sought cooperation in tracing the missing jet.
Missing Malaysian Flight #MH370 Was Last Seen Heading Towards Pakistan
The last known position of MH370 was pinpointed as it headed east over Peninsular Malaysia. Radar pings then suggest the plane could have then taken two paths along ‘corridors’ which are currently being searched, which are a fixed distance from the radar station in the Indian Ocean (left) (Daily Mail)