It has been over a week since air traffic controllers lost contact with flight 370 of Malaysia Airlines. At first it was believed that the plane may have had technical problems; however, it is now believed that the disappearance may be deliberate.
The plane made a sharp turn back towards Malaysia, but did not land in any airports. Moreover, the transponder and other technology that makes it visible to computers on short and in space were shut off indicating that someone did not want the plane to be tracked. After September 11, many new security features were added, but it seems terrorists have found a way around it. The pilots are under suspicion now. The main pilot has a flight simulator at home which may have been used to “practice” a flight pattern. Officials are still speculating.
No debris of any kind has been located and there is no intelligence indicating any plans (that we know of). Let us pray for the people on this flight and their families.