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Malaysia Airlines flight 370

Malaysia Airlines flight 370

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing lost contact with air control and went missing more than a hour after it took off in the early hours of Saturday, March 8, 2014. The incident triggered an unprecedented international search and rescue operation that spanned from the southern Indian Ocean to Central Asia and involved more than two dozen countries. 

More than half of Malaysians believe government withheld MH370 information

Over half of Malaysians say their government have been withholding information in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, a survey by a Malaysian opinion research firm has found.

Monday, 14 April, 2014, 4:36pm 8 comments

Oil slick spotted in hunt for MH370 as authorities prepare to launch unmanned submarine

The hunt for missing MH370 entered a new phase today when officials said they would deploy the unmanned submarine Bluefin 21 to scan the ocean floor 'as soon as possible'.

14 Apr 2014 - 12:42pm 1 comment

Travellers in Asia say how mystery of flight MH370 changed views on flying

An Indonesian mother of three, she had flown without her children before, but this was the first time that she gave her eldest a "to-do" list in case something happened on the flight that she and her husband were taking.

14 Apr 2014 - 5:35pm 5 comments

MH370 co-pilot tried phone call mid-flight, report says

The co-pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 attempted to make a mid-flight call from his mobile phone just before the plane vanished, reports say.

13 Apr 2014 - 9:02am 2 comments

China has know-how for MH370 recovery, but faces hurdles

China has the technological know-how to recover the wreckage and black boxes of Flight 370 but logistical hurdles must be overcome before it can deploy recovery vessels.

13 Apr 2014 - 8:56am 2 comments

Searchers race to find jet with no new signals heard

With no new underwater signals detected, the search for the missing Malaysian passenger jet resumed on Saturday in a race against time to find its dying black boxes five weeks after families first learned their loved ones never arrived at their destination.

12 Apr 2014 - 12:53pm

Australian PM's confidence over black box signals from MH370 rejected by search chief

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott expressed optimism over the hunt for missing flight MH370 during an official visit to China yesterday - despite the search chief's insistence there had been no new breakthrough.

12 Apr 2014 - 5:47am 13 comments

More pings raise hopes that plane wreckage will be found soon

Two more underwater signals had been detected in the hunt for flight MH370, officials said yesterday, raising hopes that wreckage of the plane would be found within days.

10 Apr 2014 - 3:34am 5 comments

Unmanned submarine put on hold as MH370 search officials continue to hunt for 'pings'

An unmanned submarine that the Australian government said would be launched today to help search for missing flight MH370 will not be deployed until the search area has been further narrowed down.

8 Apr 2014 - 4:49pm 10 comments

Support grows for new aviation safety measures in face of lasting MH370 mystery

The stubborn mystery of flight MH370’s whereabouts has paralysed efforts to diagnose what went wrong, prompting calls for new safety nets to ensure no airliner ever disappears again.

More than four weeks after the Malaysian Airlines jet vanished in an apparently deliberate diversion, investigators still lack the hard evidence required to dissect an air disaster and recommend change.

7 Apr 2014 - 4:07pm