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Possible break through in missing Malaysian plane

A possible breakthrough in the investigation into the disappearance of that Malaysia Airlines jet.
   
It's been nearly a week since the aircraft with 239 people on board vanished.
Two key tracking devices in the cockpit were shut down 14 minutes apart.

At 1:07 am the final data transmission was made and *that system* shut down.
Then at 1:21 am the transponder that sends out the location of the aircraft was also turned off.
   
Investigators say that indicates a deliberate act by someone trying to cut off the plane's communications.

"They'd have to know  where they were looking, what they were doing and it would have had to have been very, very deliberate."

After disappearing from radar sources say the jet was still pinging a satellite *every* hour -- for four hours -- to a data health system.
   
That means the plane could have flown 2400 additional miles in any direction.
Senior military  investigators are looking into a *remote* possibility that the plane is still intact.

They are concerned it could be used as a weapon in the future.