MH370's mystery will never be solved, says an aviation expert (Image: GETTY)
William Langewiesche, a pilot turned writer, believes questions will be left unanswered even if the Malaysia Airlines wreckage is found.The shock disappearance has left theorists baffled as huge searches haven’t uncovered the plane despite debris washing up. But Mr Langewiesche has explained finding the wreckage now would not answer why the plane was downed.
Mr Langewiesche wrote in The Atlantic: “Finding the wreckage and the two black boxes may accomplish little.
“The cockpit voice recorder is a self-erasing two-hour loop, and is likely to contain only the sounds of the final alarms going off, unless whoever was at the controls was still alive and in a mood to provide explanations for posterity.
“The other black box, the flight-data recorder, will provide information about the functioning of the airplane throughout the entire flight, but it will not reveal any relevant system failure, because no such failure can explain what