The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Kidd and USS Pinckney are seen en transit in the
in this U.S. Navy picture taken May 18, 2011. Kidd and Pinkney have been
searching for the missing Malaysian airliner and are being re-deployed to the
Strait of Malacca of Malaysia's
west coast as new search areas are opened in the Indian
Ocean, according to officials on March 13, 2014.
(Reuters) - Military radar data suggests a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing for nearly a week was deliberately flown hundreds of miles off course, heightening suspicions of foul play among investigators, sources told Reuters on Friday.
Analysis of the Malaysia data suggests the plane, with 239 people on board, diverted from its intended northeast route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and flew west instead, using airline flight corridors normally employed for routes to the Middle East and Europe, said sources familiar with investigations into the Boeing 777's disappearance