Mystery continues to surround the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, who disappeared on the way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8.
Malaysian authorities , with assistance from international aviation and satellite experts are currently struggling to piece together the last hours of the aircraft in the hope that their debris they can find and explain what happened to his 239 passengers and crew members . Some preliminary findings were released on May 1 in a short report .
When the plane disappeared?
00:41 , March 8 :
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 departed from the international airport of Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, March 8 (16:41 GMT, March 7 ) , and the two had come to Beijing to 06:30 (22:30 GMT).
Malaysia Airlines said the plane lost contact less than an hour after takeoff. No distress call or message has not been sent.
Plane felt his last transmission ACARS – a service that allows computers on board the aircraft to ” talk ” to computers on the ground. After some time , he was depressed and expected 1:37 transmission has not been sent .
Last post between the plane and air traffic control Malaysia occurred about 12 minutes later. First, the airline said initial investigations showed the co-pilot said, ” Well, good night . ”
Nevertheless , the Malaysian authorities later confirmed the last words heard from the plane , said either a pilot or co-pilot, were in fact “Goodnight Malaysia three seven zero. ”
A few minutes later , the aircraft transponder that communicates with the ground-based radars , was closed , as the plane crossed from Malaysian air traffic in the airspace over the Vietnamese South China Sea
Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam said that the plane was not able to check in schedule with air traffic control in Ho Chi Minh City .
Malaysian military radar plotted Flight MH370 at south of Phuket Island in the Strait of Malacca to the west of the last known location. Thai military radar magazine also confirmed that the plane turned west and then north along the Andaman Sea.
Escort cards in his May 1 report , the Malaysian government revised the time to be 2:22 and put the position further Top West.
( 00:11 GMT, March 8) Seven hours after contact with air traffic control was lost , the satellite over the Indian Ocean taken from the plane specified in the form of an automatic ” handshake ” between the aircraft and the ground station.
This information is disclosed in a week after the disappearance of the aircraft, jet was offered in one of two flight corridors , one stretching north between Thailand and Kazakhstan , on the other to the south between Indonesia and the southern Indian Ocean .
There is some evidence of further “partial handshake ” at this time between the plane and the ground station , but experts are still working to this day analyzing achievement , Malaysian Minister of Transport said on March 25.
(1:15 GMT) This would not be the next scheduled automatic contact between the ground station and the plane , but there was no response from the aircraft.
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12 crew members were all led by Malaysian pilots Captain Ahmed Shah Zaharie , 53, and 27 -year-old co-pilot Fariq Abdul Hamid .
Police searched their homes isimulyator flight were obtained from the home of Captain and again for consideration in the police department .
There were 227 passengers , including 153 Chinese and 38 Malays , in accordance with the functional manifest. Seven were children.
Other passengers came from Iran , the U.S., Canada , Indonesia, Australia, India, France, New Zealand , Ukraine, Russia, Taiwan and the Netherlands.
Two Iranian men have found that traveling on forged passports . But further investigation showed Top , 19 -year-old Mohammad Nur Pouria Mehrdad and Delavar Seyed Mohammadreza, 29, were headed to Europe via Beijing, and had no apparent ties to terrorist groups .
Among Chinese citizens was a delegation of 19 famous artists who attended the exhibition in Kuala Lumpur .
Malaysia Airlines said there were four passengers who checked in for the flight , but did not appear at the airport.
Family members of those on board said in person, by phone or by text message on March 24 planes that were lost.