Suspicion About Missing Flight 370 Turns to Pakistan and Southeast Asia?
The search for missing Malaysian flight 370 has been going on 14 days since it really seemed to just vanish. Now, barring alien abduction, the last pings discovered places it on a wide arc. A fully loaded Boeing 777 with fuel can travel 9000 miles. So, a flight from Pakistan could go directly to the East Coast of the USA.
Finding a downed aircraft in the Indian Ocean is like finding a needle in Nebraska, assuming good weather and sighting conditions. So far, the satellite photos have been blurry enough so experts cannot definitely identify if the objects actually are from an aircraft. Long before vanishing, the flight was able to go through areas with military radar undetected for whatever reason. There are range issues with many radar sites in that part of the Third World.
Some feel that the aircraft evaded Indian radar and was allowed to land in Pakistan in the areas controlled by al-Qaeda and Taliban in the Quetta\Karachi area and hidden. The passengers are held as hostages. The Taliban actually do control many parts of Karachi that form a ring of terrorists around this city. Many Pakistanis will not venture into parts controlled by the Taliban. It is possible the defenses were compromised either by threat or extortion or bribes to those who operate them. This would allow the plane to land and remember it was night. If this did occur, terrorists with the cooperation of Pakistanis could turn an airliner into human-guided cruise missile capable of inflicting massive damage and inciting widespread fear and panic. The relationship between Pakistan and the West has been one of mistrust, and Pakistan could simply look the other way allowing the plane to land in order internal terrorist attacks cease.
It is a plausible theory especially if searches in the Indian ocean yield nothing. Granted, the aircraft could be miles under the surface. Ten days after the flight vanished, Boeing engineers stated they felt the plane flew to Pakistan and landed. Others feel the plane may be under jungle canopy of Laos, Burma.
Even experts doubt that the debris in the Indian Ocean is from Flight 370. Why has Israel gone into high alert since Flight 370 is missing? Do they know something or just overly paranoid about al-Qaeda possibilities? Think of the political chaos if the aircraft did land and was hidden in Pakistan.