Updated: 03/15/2014 14:42 | By Agence France-Presse

Malaysian PM says jet's communications were switched off

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak told a press conference Saturday the missing Malaysian airliner's main communications were switched off and its deviation from course was "consistent with deliberate action."


Najib said the last satellite contact from the plane was more than six hours after primary radar was lost, but added there was no confirmation the plane had been hijacked.

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