The possibility that pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah purposely downed Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 as a political statement is explored in the new Netflix documentary, MH370: The Plane That Disappeared.

Zaharie Ahmad Ahah (photo: Twitter/@snupod)

The disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 has remained a mystery for nearly nine years, and new theories about the plane’s fate continue to emerge. One of the most controversial theories suggests that the pilot, Zaharie Ahmad Shah, purposely crashed the plane in an act of political protest.

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This theory has been explored in a new Netflix documentary, MH370: The Plane That Disappeared, which looks at previously overlooked evidence and theories surrounding the case. In the documentary, several aviation experts and investigators discuss the possibility that Zaharie Ahmad Shah may have been responsible for the plane’s disappearance.

According to the theory, Zaharie Ahmad Shah was a passionate supporter of Malaysia’s then-opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim. It is suggested that he may have downed the plane as a political statement in response to Anwar Ibrahim’s imprisonment on sodomy charges.

While there is no concrete evidence to support this theory, some investigators have pointed to several factors that they believe are suspicious. For example, Zaharie Ahmad Shah reportedly deleted files from his flight simulator that included a route similar to the one flown by MH370.

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However, others have argued that this theory is based on speculation and that there is no conclusive evidence to support it. Many aviation experts have pointed out that pilot suicide is an extremely rare occurrence and that there is no clear motive for Zaharie Ahmad Shah to have taken such drastic action.

Ultimately, the mystery of MH370 continues to confound investigators and experts alike. While new theories and evidence may shed light on the case, it is unlikely that we will ever know for certain what happened to the plane and its passengers. The documentary serves as a reminder that the search for answers and closure in this case remains ongoing.