Malaysia Airlines Flicht 370

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
Boeing 777-200ER Malaysia AL (MAS) 9M-MRO - MSN 28420 404 (9272090094).jpg
9M-MRO, the missin aircraft, photographed at Charles de Gaulle Airport in 2011
Missin aircraft summary
Date 8 Mairch 2014 (2014-03-08)
Summary Missin
Passengers 227
Crew 12
Aircraft type Boeing 777-2H6ER
Operator Malaysia Airlines
Registration 9M-MRO
Flicht origin Kuala Lumpur Internaitional Airport
Destination Beijing Capital Internaitional Airport

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370/MAS370[lower-alpha 1]) wis a scheduled internaitional passenger flicht frae Kuala Lumpur Internaitional Airport tae Beijing Capital Internaitional Airport. At 07:24 MST on 8 Mairch 2014 Malaysia Airlines reportit that the aircraft fleein the route, a Boeing 777-200ER haed lost contact wi Subang Air Traffeck Control ootside Kuala Lumpur.[2] The aircraft haed last been heard frae at 01:20,[3] less nor a oor efter takaff.[lower-alpha 2] Operatit bi Malaysia Airlines (MAS), the aircraft carriet 12 Malaysie crew members an 227 passengers frae 14 naitions.[5]

A multi-naitional search an rescue effort, later reportit as the lairgest in history,[6] wis initiatit in the Gulf o Thailand an the Sooth Cheenae Sea.[7][8] Athin a few days, this wis extendit tae include the Strait o Malacca an Andaman Sea.[9][10][11] On 15 Mairch, based on militar radar data an "pings" atween the aircraft an a Inmarsat satellite, investigators concludit that it haed first heidit wast athort the Malay Peninsula, then continued on a northren or soothren track for approximately seiven oors.[12][13][14] The search in the Sooth Cheenae Sea wis abandoned.[15] Three days later the Australian Maritime Safety Authority began searchin the soothren pairt o the Indie Ocean.

On 24 Mairch, the Malaysie govrenment confirmit twa independently made analyses bi the Breetish Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) an Inmarsat, an concludit "beyond any reasonable doubt", that the aircraft haed gane doun in the soothren pairt o the Indie Ocean wi nae survivors. This conclusion led tae aw earlier search auries bein abandoned, wi aw efforts bein concentratit on the Australie-led aurie.[16][17][18]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. MH is the IATA designator an MAS is the ICAO designator[1] The flicht is mercatit as China Southern Airlines Flicht 748 (CZ748) throu a codeshare
  2. Initial reports on 8 Mairch statit that contact haed been lost at 02:40. This wis chyngit tae 01:30 bi the Media Statement at 02:00 on 9 Mairch[4] an then tae 01:20 bi the Malaysie Director General o Ceevil Avation athoot comment or explanation.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. MacLeod, Calum; Winter, Michael; Gray, Allison (8 March 2014). "Beijing-bound flight from Malaysia missing". USA Today. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 
  2. "Saturday, March 08, 07:30 AM MYT +0800 Media Statement – MH370 Incident released at 7.24am". Malaysia Airlines. scroll to bottom of page and select the last of the sub-web-pages. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  3. DATO' AZHARUDDIN ABRUL RAHMAN. "PRESS CONFERENCE: MH370 10 MARCH 2014, 12:00 NOON" (PDF). Department of Civil Aviation. 
  4. "Sunday, March 09, 02:00 AM MYT +0800 Malaysia Airlines MH370 Flight Incident – 6th Media Statement". Malaysia Airlines. scroll to bottom of page and select the last of the sub-web-pages. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  5. "Saturday, March 08, 10:30 AM MYT +0800 Malaysia Airlines MH370 Flight Incident – 3rd Media Statement". Malaysia Airlines. scroll to bottom of page and select the appropriate sub-web-pages. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  6. Neuman, Scott. "Search For Flight MH370 Reportedly Largest in History". The Two-way. Retrieved 19 March 2014. 
  7. "Malaysia Airlines MH370: Last communication revealed". BBC. 12 March 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  8. Hildebrandt, Amber (10 March 2014). Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: 'Mystery compounded by mystery'. CBC News.
  9. Buncombe, Andrew; Withnall, Adam (10 March 2014). "Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Oil slicks in South China Sea ‘not from missing jet’, officials say". The Independent.
  10. Grudgings, Stuart. "Malaysia Airlines plane crashes in South China Sea with 239 people aboard: report". Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  11. Tasnim Lokman (9 March 2014). "MISSING MH370: Indonesia helps in search for airliner". New Straits Times. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  12. "Number of countries in SAR operations increases to 26". The Star. 18 March 2014. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  13. Missing MH370: Search extended up to Kazakhstan, down to Indian Ocean. The Star, 15 March 2014
  14. Missing MH370: Search extended up to Kazakhstan, down to Indian Ocean. The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 March 2014
  15. "India Continues Search for MH370 as Malaysia Ends Hunt in South China Sea". The Wall Street Journal. 15 March 2014. 
  16. Branigan, Tania (24 March 2014). "Missing flight MH370 lost in southern Indian Ocean, says Malaysian PM". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  17. "Malaysian prime minister: Missing flight MH370 'ended in Indian Ocean and no one on board survived'". Metro. UK. 24 March 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  18. Sevastopulo, Demetri (24 March 2014). "Malaysia says data indicate MH370 crashed into the Indian Ocean". Financial Times. Retrieved 24 March 2014.