Malaysia Airlines Flight #MH370 – new debris possibly found on Mozambique coast – an annotated infographic

A piece of debris found off the south-east African coast of Mozambique could be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. The hunk of metal is being sent to Australia for testing. If confirmed, it would be the second piece of debris found from the Flight MH370 plane, which disappeared on 8 March 2014 on a routine overnight flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. All 239 passengers and crew aboard remain missing, presumed dead. E&T reported this Flight MH370 news story in greater detail earlier today. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Advertisements Continue reading Malaysia Airlines Flight #MH370 – new debris possibly found on Mozambique coast – an annotated infographic

Flight #MH370 debris finally found on remote Reunion island – an annotated infographic

Air safety investigators have a “high degree of confidence’ that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is part of a wing of a Boeing 777, the same model as missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. E&T news reported the details of this latest flight MH370 development in full last week. Click on the graphic for an expanded view.     Continue reading Flight #MH370 debris finally found on remote Reunion island – an annotated infographic

Malaysia Airlines flight #MH370 – undersea search area moves on – an annotated infographic

The near-impossible search for the wreckage of flight MH370 valiantly continues in the Indian Ocean, as the search area is moved to a new location. Now three ships will use “towfish” – underwater vessels equipped with Synthetic Aperture Sonar that creates high-resolution images of the ocean floor – in the search for any sign of the missing plane. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading Malaysia Airlines flight #MH370 – undersea search area moves on – an annotated infographic

Malaysia Airlines flight #MH370 – search site reveals underwater volcanoes, deep trenches – an annotated infographic

As if the search teams hunting for the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 didn’t have enough problems already, an analysis of the area of current focus has revealed a forbidding seabed terrain of previously unmapped deep-sea trenches, mountains and extinct volcanoes. The dramatic terrain has naturally compounded the difficulties of the search team in locating any trace of the plane. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading Malaysia Airlines flight #MH370 – search site reveals underwater volcanoes, deep trenches – an annotated infographic

Malaysia Airlines #MH17 – clues to the plane’s final moments – an annotated infographic

Aviation and defence experts say that chemical residue on wreckage could confirm the type of weapon that brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The location of debris could yield information on how the attack unfolded and evidence of shrapnel in aircraft panels could confirm that the plane was hit by a SA-11 Buk missile. The black boxes could offer vital clues as well, with the explosion captured by the cockpit voice recorder, and the data recorders, which register altitude and position, would be able to tie that information to the timing of any known missile launch in the area detected … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines #MH17 – clues to the plane’s final moments – an annotated infographic

Malaysia Airlines #MH17 – facts, rumours, accusations and threats – FOUR annotated infographics

With investigations in to precisely what happened and who was responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 moving considerably faster than the investigations in to precisely what happened and who was responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, here we offer four infographics. These range from the first news of the incident (bottom), when only the bare facts of the plane’s crash were known, up to the most recent direct accusation of Russian complicity in the attack, as voiced by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (top). For the latest facts, revelations, nation accusations and on-the-spot … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines #MH17 – facts, rumours, accusations and threats – FOUR annotated infographics

Malaysia Airlines flight #MH370 – new priority search area in Indian Ocean – an annotated infographic

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 most likely flew on autopilot for several hours before a crash landing, with the crew incapacitated probably due to hypoxia, an investigation report has revealed. Released more than 100 days after the plane’s mysterious disappearance and after months of fruitless search, the 55-page analysis by the Australian Transport Safety Board (ATSB) has reviewed the sporadic evidence about the aircraft’s whereabouts, mostly based on satellite and early radar data. “Given these observations, the final stages of the unresponsive crew, hypoxia event type appeared to best fit the available evidence for the final period of MH370’s flight when … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines flight #MH370 – new priority search area in Indian Ocean – an annotated infographic