Report: MH370 passengers likely died of suffocation as plane flew on autopilot

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
June 27, 2014 13:48




The passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 likely died of suffocation caused by an unknown malfunction while the plane itself continued on autopilot mode, according to a new report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

The report says the plane possibly cruised on autopilot until finally crashing into the sea. 



The report recommends that searches focus on areas more to the south of where recovery teams have been looking so far.

The flight went missing on March 8 with 239 people aboard

Related Content
Breaking news
June 25, 2017
US Supreme Court set to rule on religious rights as travel ban looms

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 20 - 35
    Beer Sheva
    22 - 29
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 21 - 31
    Jerusalem
    22 - 28
    Haifa
  • 28 - 41
    Elat
    23 - 39
    Tiberias