Search begins in two air corridors for missing Malaysian plane

After confirmation from the Malaysia that the plane was deliberately diverted and could have flown on either a northern or southern arc from its last known position, the search has been started in these areas of missing malaysian plane.

The Satellite data suggested the plane could be anywhere in either two vast arcs: one stretching from northern Thailand to the borders of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, or a southern arc from Indonesia into the Indian Ocean west of Australia.

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Malaysia’s transport minister said the searches have started in two vast air corridors for the missing Malaysia Airlines which has been missing from 8th March. The flight MH370 took off from Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital boarding 239 passengers including 12 crew members. The destination of Boeing 777-2000 was Beijing, China but it never landed. Since the search with various assumption and theories are going on but yet there is not any outcome for the flight. The flight MH370 have vanished carrying passengers with 14 different nationalities.
Malaysian authorities have asked to help to find the jet with several countries. Now 26 countries are searching the missing flight which started 14 countries initially.
In the press conference held by Malaysian’s officials this Monday, the officials assured the last voice recording from the plane was from the co-pilot, Fariq Abdul Hamid. Officials denied that the rumors came out them a different voice at the cockpit.

The chief executive of Malaysia Airlines Ahmad Jauhari Yahya said it is not sure whether the last words from the cockpit – “All right, good night”- came before or after one of the plane’s tracking device was switched off. He also said “We don’t know when the ACARS system was switched off. What we know is the last transmission,”
After confirmation from the Malaysia that the plane was deliberately diverted and could have flown on either a northern or southern arc from its last known position.
Malaysian police has already started to investigate a flight engineer who was among the passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines planes. After confirming the flight was intentionally diverted officials suspect apart from pilot and co-pilot the other passenger could have control the plane that had technical knowledge of flying.
In the press conference Hishammudhin Hussein, the Malaysian Transport Minister also said “Today, I can confirm that search and rescue operations in the northern and southern corridors have already begun.”
For the search of missing Malaysian plane Australia is taking charge of the southern area.

Info: Sajhilo Nepali Magazine

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