Expert provides theory on how missing flight MH370 actually got lost

The former captain has dropped a bombshell regarding MH370.
  • A retired Qantas captain has claimed flight MH370 could have ‘easily been sabotaged’ from inside the aircraft
  • Mike Glynn claims someone could have made everyone onboard go unconscious before downing the plane
  • Next month marks 10 years since Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing

Published on Feb 22, 2024 at 5:36PM (UTC+4)

Last updated on Feb 23, 2024 at 1:14PM (UTC+4)

Edited by Alessandro Renesis

According to one pilot, the missing MH370 flight may have been tampered with from inside the plane.

Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 went missing in March 2014 en route from the country’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, to Beijing, China.

The aircraft, a Boeing 777-200ER, mysteriously lost contact, and was never seen again.

READ MORE! What it’s like inside world’s biggest ever passenger plane Airbus A380 that dwarfs ordinary jets

To this day, how the flight and its 239 passengers went missing remains unknown.

As to be expected, there’s been no shortage of theories, including that captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah may have crashed the plane in a murder-suicide plot.

Then-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak claimed there was a “high degree of certainty” that communications with MH370 were taken out deliberately.

But now retired Qantas captain Mike Glynn has claimed there are ways in which someone could have incapacitated passengers from inside the plane.

“[They’d] make sure the door’s locked, so no one can get in. Nothing that anyone could do,” he told Sky News.

“When you open these outflow valves, the aircraft depressurizes very quickly.

“If the aircraft’s not going to descend, you’ll start to feel very hypoxic within three or four minutes.”

Hypoxia occurs when the body doesn’t get sufficient oxygen, often resulting in a loss of consciousness.

Mr Glynn also stated that it would have bene easy for someone to keep people out of the cockpit.

“The door will automatically close, and you can lock it by this switch,” he explained.

“And you can also, there’s a manual deadbolt that prohibits any sort of entry into the flight deck. You can have a full-on attack on the door, it’s not going to change a thing,” he added.

There were a number of areas suggested as potential locations where the plane could have crashed when MH370 went missing.

However, a group of experts are now claiming the mystery surrounding Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could be solved in “days”.

Aerospace specialist Jean-Luc Marchand and pilot Patrick Blelly are calling for a new search based on new leads they’ve discovered about the fateful flight.

During a lecture before the Royal Aeronautical Society last year, the pair said they were confident the entire proposed search area could be covered in 10 days.

We have done our homework. We have a proposal … the area is small and considering new capabilities it will take 10 days,” Marchand said. 

“It could be a quick thing. Until the wreckage of MH370 is found, nobody knows [what happened]. But, this is a plausible trajectory,” Marchand added, reports news.com.au.

The experts have called on the Australian Transport Safety Authority, Malaysian government, and exploration company Ocean Infinity to begin a new search for missing flight MH370.

In more positive news, a former RAF pilot has taken to the skies in a Spitfire aged 102 years old.

You might be interested in

Related Articles

ISS crew return to Earth and are extracted from capsule in incredible footage
Audi scrapped the 'Skorpion', an endurance car for the road
Supersonic: the origins of Concorde
Pilot films 360° cockpit view of full flight from Dallas to Miami
Alpine to run hydrogen-combustion prototype supercar next month
New hypersonic aircraft designed and built in 7 months will fly later this year
This Bentley Bentayga is covered in artwork – here's why
Man shares seriously impressive picture of Cybertruck in his garage stunning followers