Former Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohammed has laid the blame for the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Boeing and cast doubt over whether MH370 actually crashed. Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Mohammed. The former PM has also speculated that the only reason that the passengers and crew would not have stopped any dangerous acts on the plane is if they were somehow unable to react. He said that they were “blaming the wrong people”. “The loss of the plane is due to the makers, Boeing, Dr Mahathir Mohammed said. In other news, a senior defence official has told The Guardian Australia that the search for MH370 could take years because the series of underwater searches had uncovered no remains of the plane. Dr Mahathir was reacting to the fact Chinese relatives of Mh370 passengers took Malaysia Airlines staff hostage in Beijing last week over lack of information, The Sydney Morning Herald reported. “I would not like to fly in a Boeing aircraft unless Boeing can explain how all its system can fail or be disabled,” Dr Mahatir said. Source = ETB News: Tom Neale “Can it be that the plane remained intact on crashing and sank with no trace and no one launching the lifeboat doors, as we are told all these aircraft are equipped with?” Dr Mahathir lastly questioned why no oil slick had been found. “How can Boeing produce a plane that is so easily disabled?” “Even if the pilot wants to commit suicide, the co-pilot and the cabin crew would not allow him to do so without trying something,” Dr Mahathir said. The Blue Fin 21 has looked over 95 per cent of the defined search area and recovered nothing which means that any debris could have washed in any direction in the Indian Ocean. Dr Mahatir said that said it was unbelievable that in an age of plane tracking on mobile phones and spy satellites that Boeing built a plane that went out of tracking range.