Zaharie Ahmad Shah - updates

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Malaysia suspected MH370 downed in murder-suicide – Aussie ex-PM

Feb 19, 2020 - 9:43 AM

The disappearance of the plane has long been the subject of a host of theories, including that the pilot had gone rogue

MH370. A mural of the downed plane along a Malaysian city street. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Malaysia says no mid-flight phone call from MH370 cockpit

Apr 13, 2014 - 2:50 PM

Malaysia denies claims the pilots of the missing MH 370 made phone calls mid flight

SEARCH ONGOING. A handout picture made available by the Australian Defense on April 10 2014 shows Gunner Richard Brown (L) on lookout on the forecastle of the Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Perth in search of debris from missing Malaysia Airline Flight MH370 during Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN on April 7 2014. HMAS Perth has joined the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez/EPA/RAN HANDOUT

MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call: report

Apr 12, 2014 - 2:43 PM

The report titled a desperate call for help does not say who the pilot was trying to contact

Malaysia police say MH370 mystery may never be solved

Apr 02, 2014 - 2:10 PM

Malaysia s top police official warns that what caused MH370 s disappearance may never be known

LOOKING OUT. Communications specialist Hidetaka Sato on a Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream aircraft looks out of a window searching for wreckage and debris of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the Southern Indian Ocean, April 1, 2014. Rob Griffith/EPA

Anwar 'disgusted' by speculation over missing plane's pilot

Mar 18, 2014 - 8:38 PM

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim condemned speculation that the captain of a missing Malaysian airliner a member of his party and a distant relative may have had political motives to sabotage the plane

PROTEST. Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim addresses tens of thousands of supporters at a protest rally in the Penang stadium at Batu Kawan on May 11, 2013, in the opposition-governed northern state of Penang. Photo by Goh Chai Hin / AFP

China finds no terror link to nationals on Malaysia plane

Mar 18, 2014 - 1:53 PM

China said intelligence checks of its 153 Chinese passengers revealed no red flags

WAITING FOR WORD. Relatives of passengers of a missing Malaysia Airlines plane gather at a television viewing area to watch news programs in a hotel in Beijing, China, March 17, 2014. Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Malaysia plane probe spotlights cockpit crew

Mar 17, 2014 - 1:12 PM

Efforts are underway to probe into the lives of the cockpit crew to help determine what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

PILOT PROBE. Journalists wait outside the house of Fariq Abdul Hamid, co-pilot of the Malaysian airlines missing flight MH370, in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 15 March 2014. Photo by Ahmad Yusni/EPA

25 countries involved in plane search

Mar 16, 2014 - 6:43 PM

The number of countries involved in efforts to find a missing Malaysian passenger jet had nearly doubled to 25

MH370's pilots: An engineering buff, and a 'good boy'

Mar 16, 2014 - 5:25 PM

Police searched the pilots homes and examined the flight simulator the captain built at home although aviation commentators have said this is not uncommon

Focus back on Malaysia plane pilots, stolen passports

Mar 15, 2014 - 8:08 PM

Investigators are now also looking into the backgrounds of MH 370 Captain Zaharie and First Office Fariq

BOEING 777-200. Malaysia Airline's ground staff park a Boeing 777-200 at Kuala Lumpur International airport after setting a world record for the longest non-stop flight from Seattle to Kuala Lumpur on April 2, 1997. File photo by Francis Silvan/AFP