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MH370- 3 weeks 3 questions unanswered

It has been three weeks since MH370 “vanished” from our views. Despite a massive 26 country hunt utilising ships, planes, satellites and investigators, no debris, no passengers and no black box have been found. There are three questions still unanswered. These questions have bothered me since day one: 1. Where is the plane? 2. Why did it end up so off course? 3. What can we do to avoid a repeat? Frustratingly, while it seems the answers are close, they are still out of reach. Based on the length of time it took to find…

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MH370 ended in Ocean: Malaysian PM

Malaysia Airlines have informed the families of passengers from flight MH370 that the 777 flew south from it’s intended route and ended its journey in the Indian Ocean. The airline said they told most in person or by phone and some were told by text message: Malaysia Airlines deeply regrets that we have to assume beyond any reasonable doubt that MH370 has been lost and that none of those on board survived. As you will hear in the next hour from Malaysia’s Prime Minister, we must now accept all evidence suggests the plane went down…

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MH370 Indian Ocean Day 2: No Trace

Despite a multinational force of planes and ships deployed in the southern Indian Ocean, 2600km off the Australian coast, no sign of the debris spotted by satellite has yet occurred. The search concluded at 7pm Malaysian time and will resume tomorrow Saturday (local time). Related Posts MH370 Search Update Australia MH370 Continues in two corridors MH370 Debris Found? (March 20) 26 countries now in search for MH370 (March 17) MH 370 Map: Two Possible Route (March 15)  Sun rises on a new day in Malaysia (March 8) Malaysia Airlines Missing Plane (March 7)        

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MH370 Search Update Australia

The General Manager of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Emergency Response Division John Young gives an update on the ongoing search for Malaysia Airlines’ flight MH370. Some key points: Yesterday, the teams got no radar information The weather has been better today There are five aircraft which are searching visually for the plane or people to be rescued The aircraft are searching a 23,000 km area, about 2,500 km (1,550 miles) south-west of Perth, Australia   Related Posts MH370 Debris Found? (March 20) 26 countries now in search for MH370 (March 17) MH 370 Map: Two…

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MH370 Continues in two corridors

“For the families around the world, the one piece of information they want most – we want most – is the information we just don’t have: the location of the aircraft” -Malaysian Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein Mr Hussein said in Malaysia that teams from 26 countries are  helping to locate flight MH370. Further: Until we are certain that we have located MH370, search rescue operations will continue in both corridors. 18 ships, 29 aircraft & 6 helicopters involved in search for debris of the missing plane. The search efforts will continue overnight (Malaysian time).   Related Posts…

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MH370 Debris Found? [updated]

Various sources are reporting that two objects have been found by satellite 2500 km southwest of Perth, Australia.   A Press Conference was held at 330pm (Australian eastern summert time) today. The video of the press conference is here. An Australian Maritime Safety Authority spokesman said “They may not be related to the aircraft” He noted that “The largest image I’ve seen is assessed as being 24 metres” Four aircraft and some ships have been reorientated to the area to investigate. The water in the area is very deep and visibility poor: “the objects may be very…

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MH370 Co Pilot last to speak….

“All right, good night” The final words from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, “All right, good night“, apparently delivered in a “calm voice”  after the plane’s transmission equipment had been disabled were apparently those of the co pilot. This was revealed by the CEO of Malaysia Airlines. This followed verification of the recording. Related Posts 26 countries now in search for MH370 (March 17) Malaysia calls for help from 25 nations (March 16) MAS 370 could be in 634 places (March 16) No Dangerous Goods on MH370 (March 16) MH370 still transmitting 7 hrs later (March 16) MH 370 Map: Two…

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MAS 370 could be in 634 places

If Malaysia Airlines MH 370 has landed, WNYC, a New York City public radio station, estimates it could have landed on 634 runways in 26 different countries. “Data from X-Plane provides coordinates for runways around the world. A Boeing 777 pilot is quoted in Slate as estimating a runway length requirement of 5,000 feet [1.5km]. A recent Wall Street Journal article quoted sources stating the flight could have continued for 2,200 nautical miles [4074 kilometres] from its last known position. The WNYC Data News team found 634 runways that meet these criteria, spread across 26 different countries, including such far-flung places as: Gan Airport (Maldives), Dalanzadgad Airport…

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No Dangerous Goods on MH370

Quashing another rumour, Malaysia Airlines CEO Ahmad Jauhari Yahya said at yesterday’s Media Conference that no hazardous goods were loaded onto the missing flight. Jauhari said that the 777’s cargo was checked and scanned according to standard procedures: “We examined the cargo manifest, it contains no hazardous goods”.  

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MH 370 Map: Two Possible Routes

There are a few maps showing possible flight paths for Malaysia Airlines MH370. This CNN map shows the extent of the search area. One flight path suggests the plane headed toward the Bay of Bengal off the coast of India, and the other had the 777 flying southeast over the Indian Ocean. Related Posts MH370 tampered with Flying one week after MH370  

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