Latest News Wires Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was on autopilot when crashed, says official

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was on autopilot, according to an Australian official. The new search area for the Malaysia Airlines flight is around 2,000 kilometers west of Perth.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was most likely on autopilot when it crashed into the Indian Ocean further south than previously thought, Australian officials said on Thursday, as they charted the next phase of a so far fruitless search.