What do people think happened to Malaysia Flight 370?

Where is Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? No one knows, but people love to guess. Photo: Associated Press.

Where is Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? No one knows, but people love to guess. Photo: Associated Press.

What really happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

The short answer, of course, is we have no idea. But earlier this month, Reason Magazine helped pay for a poll of about 1,000 American adults who were asked their opinions about all sorts of issues in the news. One of those items was Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Here’s what folks said about what they think happened to the plane. (My favorite is the “supernatural or alien activity” response.

• It crashed due to mechanical problems 35%

• It was crashed intentionally by the pilots………. 22%

• It was destroyed by terrorists………….. 12%

• It landed safely and is in hiding…………. 9%

• It’s linked to supernatural or alien activity 5%

• It was shot down by a foreign government…….. 3%

• Other (VOL.) …………………………………… 4%

• Don’t Know……………………………………… 9%

• Refused………………………………………….. 1%

• Total…………………………………………… 100%

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