Pilot of Doomed Malaysian Airliner MH 370 Main Suspect

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As the search for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370 nears the three month mark, the sad conclusion has wiped the doomed airliner off the media radar with the same intensity as the night the plane disappeared into the night sky enroute from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, China.

 

"It has been three months since MH370 went missing. As we enter the 14th week of the search operations, we would like to note that the Transition Phase is well underway. We continue to work closely hand-in-hand, with our counterparts in Australia and China as we face the challenges in the weeks and months ahead. Indeed, this is a concerted effort between our three nations and we stand together in facing this task to find the missing airplane," read a released statement from Malaysian Airlines.

Although investigators have not ruled out the possibility of terrorism or gross malfunction, if the disappearance was intentional the pilot, Captain Zaharie Shah, 53, is considered the chief suspect.

Over the past 100 days investigators have performed background checks on each of the 239 passengers and twelve-member crew aboard the ill-fated Malaysian Airlines MH 370, that disappeared somewhere over the vast South Indian Ocean, clearing all.

As the checks narrowed to crew members, gaps in the pilot's future planning calendar were noticed as it contrasted with other crew. This detail initiated further review which led investigators to focus efforts on the Shah.

Investigators also collected deleted data from the pilot's flight simulations that were programmed to practice landing on small islands. The information had been deleted and through technological advances the data was recoverable.

Zaharie Shah's Facebook page has remained open and shows photo albums of a family man, cook and inventor. In shared video's he doesn't speak as a fanatic or extremists. He jokes in one photo as he has turned a treadmill into a motion prototype instead of the universal use, extra clothes rack. The only eerie foreshadowing is the picture of the plane landing on the island from a video posted January 11, 2013.

Although people lead double lives it is imperative to add that no definitive information, evidence or terror tie has positively linked Shah to the disappearance of MH370.

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