… whereabouts of 239 passengers, others unknown

Today marks 10 years since the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200, MH370, which took off from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 on board has been missing. I don’t know how old you were on the 8th of March 2014 when the whole world glued to their TV and Radio sets in expectation of news that the missing airbus, passengers, and crew have been found dead or alive. Time does really fly!

The pilot’s name was Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah – a 53-year-old father of three who joined Malaysia Airlines in 1981 and was one of its top pilots with sound flying records. His last recorded announcement as the aircraft moved into Vietnamese airspace in the early hours of March 8, about 40 minutes after leaving Kuala Lumpur was “Good night Malaysian three seven zero.” Indeed it was to be a final good night for the 239 onboard.

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Analysts report observed that while the plane disappeared from radar, it apparently continued flying for hours to an unknown destination, to nowhere. Till today, no scientific and technological search and tools have been able to trace the whereabouts of MH370, and hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent scouring the seas without any sign of debris from the plane. Science and tech is good, but it doesn’t answer all of the questions in Creation!

The disappearance of MH370 Boeing 777-200 (a 64 metres long bus with a wingspan of nearly 61 metres and a tail of 18.5 metres high) has been recorded as one of the greatest mysteries of modern aviation that science and tech have not been able to proffer a clue. Even a US firm, Ocean Infinity, which took up the challenge of searching on a “no find, no fee” arrangement in a search covering more than 112,000 square kilometres (43,243 square kilometres) just north of the initial search area found nothing! No trace of debris, no trace of a possible explosion.

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So what turned off the plane’s transponders and turned the plane around towards Malaysia where it left? Question the Malaysian Officials haven’t been able to answer to date. Can aliens take humans and vessels hostage?

May the families of those who lost their loved ones in this vessel’s disappearance be healed and strengthened.