A Russian newspaper has claimed that Flight MH370 was hijacked by “unknown terrorists” and flown to Afghanistan, where the crew and passengers are now being held hostage.
The extraordinary comments, attributed to a Russian intelligence source, appeared in the Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper.
The source told the paper: “Flight MH370 Malaysia Airlines missing on March 8 with 239 passengers was hijacked.
“Pilots are not guilty; the plane was hijacked by unknown terrorists.
“We know that the name of the terrorist who gave instructions to pilots is “Hitch.”
“The plane is in Afghanistan not far from Kandahar near the border with Pakistan.”