Malaysia Airlines: How easy is it to change flight path?

How easy is it to change flight path? With Malaysia Airlines flight still missing, this has been one of many questions asked.

The BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes finds out how to change a flight path in a cockpit simulator. A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing on the morning of Saturday 8 March with 239 passengers and crew on board. Malaysian officials say the plane was intentionally diverted and could have flown on either a northern or southern arc from its last known position.

Debris has been spotted in the South Indian Ocean near to Australia that could be related to Malaysia Airlines flight 370. There are 18 ships and 29 aircraft deployed for search. Watch live updates on the investigation on the BBC here >

Last week we looked at three similar cases. Read more here >

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