Malaysia Airlines says flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean

This statement is based on new satellite data which suggests that per the last known position of the flight, the plane would have been too far from any possible landing sites.

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In its latest statement, Malaysia Airlines says that flight MH370 ended in the Indian Ocean.
https://twitter.com/MAS/status/448103898713047040
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New satellite data about Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

There have been so many dead ends that every time I wanted to post an update, another source would deny the new findings, and I would decide to just forget about publishing an update. Not this time.

For the last seven days, there have been conflicting reports about the location of the aircraft. (For those of you who are just joining, see Airchive’s timeline for a complete timeline).

In fact, there have been so many dead ends that every time I wanted to post an update on airodyssey.net, another source would deny the new findings, and I would decide to just forget about publishing an update.

Not this time. Continue reading “New satellite data about Malaysia Airlines flight MH370”

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 reported missing

Malaysia Airlines reports that their flight MH370, a Boeing 777-200 flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers and crew on board is missing.

Malaysia Airlines reports that their flight MH370, a Boeing 777-200 flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers and crew on board is missing. Air traffic control lost radio contact with the plane approximately 2 hours into the flight.

The aircraft left Kuala Lumpur (KUL) at 12:41am, local time, on March 8, 2014, and was expected to land in Beijing (PEK) at 6:30am, local time. Continue reading “Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 reported missing”

Sexist note on WestJet flight: is it still 1991 or what?

By now, you probably heard of a viral note a passenger left on a WestJet flight […]. My first thought was pretty much what the title says. I couldn’t believe that there are still people in the world who would avoid a female pilot. Like it happened in 1991.

By now, you may have heard of this viral note a passenger left on a WestJet flight from Calgary to Victoria, claiming that “the cockpit of an airliner is no place for a woman”.

My first thought was pretty much what the title says. I couldn’t believe that there are still people in the world who would avoid a female pilot.

Like it happened in 1991.

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Memories of the DC-10

As I write these lines, the DC-10 is making its final commercial flight, I’ve had the privilege of flying onboard the DC-10 at least once, so I thought I’d share my memories with you.

As I write these lines, and as announced months ago by Biman, the McDonnell-Douglas DC-10 is making its final commercial flight from Dhaka to Birmingham via Kuwait City, and the tweets about this unique final flight are pouring in.

I’ve had the privilege of flying onboard the DC-10 at least once, so I thought I’d share my memories with you. Continue reading “Memories of the DC-10”