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Malaysia plane's flight path 'changed by cockpit computer'

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The turn that diverted the missing Malaysian Airlines plane off its flight path was programmed into the aircraft's computer navigation system, probably by someone in the cockpit, the New York Times reported. 

Malaysia's Foreign Minister Anifah Aman (C) speaks as Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (R) looks on during a press conference at a hotel near Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang on March 18, 2014

That reinforces the increasing belief among investigators that the aircraft was deliberately diverted, the newspaper said in a report late Monday, quoting US officials.

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