Military Data Suggests 'Skilled' Flyer Turned Malaysia Jet

Radar data indicates a "skilled, competent" pilot was at the controls.
Military Data Suggests 'Skilled' Flyer Turned Malaysia Jet

Via AFP:

Investigators now believe a Malaysian jet that vanished was commandeered by a "skilled, competent" flyer who piloted the plane for hours, a senior Malaysian military official said on Saturday as Prime Minister Najib Razak prepared to address the nation.

Speaking to AFP on condition of anonymity, the official cited Malaysian military radar data that investigators believe indicate the Boeing 777 may have radically changed course and headed northwest towards the Indian Ocean.

"It has to be a skilled, competent and a current pilot," the official said.

"He knew how to avoid the civilian ...

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