Disappearance of Flight MH 370

Disappearance of Flight MH 370

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took off from Kuala Lumpur and was heading for Beijing. About 40 minutes later, just when it was leaving the Kuala Lumpur air traffic control area and before enetering the Ho Chi Minh City are the plane made sudden change of course and for few hours was flying to unknown destination avoiding any contact with the outside world. The fate of the plane, 12 crew members and 227 passengers is still unknown.



Media theories

Since the begining the media were very active around the MH370. The information about two passengers using fake passports was first of many theories that rose since there were no new evidence about the fate of the aircraft. Few days after the information the passengers were identified and the theory...







Events connected with Disappearance of Flight MH 370

Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) was a international passenger flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China. On 8 March 2014 Boeing 777-200ER took off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 00:41 local time and was scheduled to reach Beijing Capital International Airport at 06:30 loc...



Search and rescue

At the point when search and rescue operations started the data from radar were unavailable, so the multinational search efforts, that included ships, airplanes and satelites, started from the point of last contact, which was the Gulf of Thailand and checked the area towards the South China Sea assu...



Radar and satelite data

The informations gathered from the radar system were also rather grim - last known position of Boeingwas at 01:21 local time over the Gulf of Thailand, at which point the aircraft turned westwards, heading towards the Strait of Malacca, and then the transponder signal was lost. Also radar tracking d...



New direction

On 17 March 2014, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority took charge of co-ordinating the search when the new satelite data suggested that Flight 370 changed the course not westwards, but in fact southwards. The area of interest became the southern part of the Indian Ocean. On 24 March, the Malays...



Debris found

On 29th July 2015 debris that were identified as parts of Boeing 777 were found on the beach on the French island of Reunion. Reunion is located in the south-western part of Indian Ocean, close to Madagascar, which is about 3500 km away from the area where it is suspected the flight has ended in the...



Disappearance of Flight MH 370 theories

Accident theory

Another theory is that the reason behind the strange route and lack of contact is in fact sort of accident that took place over the Gulf of Thailand. This involves power failure or the hypoxia (depravation of adequate oxygen supply) due to cabin failure. Facts that are supporting the theory: li...



The crew escapes

Based on the early informations that theory did make sense, and so far there are no hard evidence to rule it out. Facts that are supporting the theory: - according to some sources Captain Shah had family problems and before the flight 370 moved out of his house, although his family di...



Kidnapping theory

The most obvious theory at the beginning of the investigation was kidnapping of the plane, probably by terrorist group. Facts that are supporting the theory: - plane did change the route, according to first theory the plane might have been flying to Iran (plane did have enough fuel to...



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