Someone’s hiding something: Ex Malaysian PM Dr Mahathir (above, left) said the missing plane may have had its MAS airline markings removed and the Australian co-ordinated search out of Perth for debris was ‘a waste of time and money’. (Daily Mail)
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad claims the CIA knows the whereabouts of missing flight MH370.
“Planes don’t just disappear.”
The Daily Mail reported:
Missing Flight MH370 did not crash and its current whereabouts may be know to the Central Intelligence Agency and the Boeing aircraft company, Malaysia’s influential former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has claimed.
Dr Mahathir said the plane could have been switched onto autopilot remotely by the CIA if it had been hijacked.
‘Remotely by radio or satellite links by government agencies like the Central Intelligence Agency, if terrorists attempt to gain control of the flight deck,’ he wrote in an entry entitled ‘What goes up must come down’ on his blog, chedet.
‘Airplanes don’t just disappear,’ he said. ‘Certainly not these days with all the powerful communication systems, radio and satellite tracking and filmless cameras which operate almost indefinitely and possess huge storage capacities.’
‘The plane is somewhere, maybe without MAS [Malaysia Airlines] markings,’ he said, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.
‘It is a waste of time and money to look for debris or oil slick or to listen for pings from the black box.
“For some reason, the media will not print anything that involves Boeing or the CIA,’ he said.
Dr Mahathir, 88, who was Malaysia’s prime minister between 1981 and 2003, said the missing flight’s communication system ‘must have been disabled’.