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Malaysia issues MH370 factual report
8 March 2015

The Malaysian ICAO Annex 13 Safety Investigation Team for MH370 issued a factual report, exactly one year after the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing.

The 584 page document details factual findings following examinations of ATC radar and radio recordings, maintenance records, cargo information etc.

The Investigation Team is now conducting analysis of the factual information and is considering the following areas:

  • Airworthiness & Maintenance and Aircraft Systems;
  • ATC operations from 1719 to 2232 UTC on 7th March 2014 [0119 to 0632 MYT on 8th March 2014];
  • Cargo consignment;
  • Crew Profile;
  • Diversion from Filed Flight Plan route;
  • Organisational and Management Information of DCA and MAS; and
  • Satellite Communications (SATCOM).

Full report (PDF)

 

Initial route flown based on radar data (MH370 Factual report)

Initial route flown based on radar data (MH370 Factual report)

MH370 was the FO's last flight as Operational First Officer under Line Training

MH370 was the FO’s last flight as Operational First Officer under Line Training

F/o handled ATC comms before takeoff, captain handled comms after takeoff

F/o handled ATC comms before takeoff, captain handled comms after takeoff


The Underwater Locator Beacon battery of the Flight Data Recorder expired Dec 2012

The Underwater Locator Beacon battery of the Flight Data Recorder expired Dec 2012

The first (also the last) position report transmitted via ACARS at 1707:29 UTC, which was a collation of 6 reports generated at 5-minute intervals by the system.

The first (also the last) position report transmitted via ACARS at 1707:29 UTC, which was a collation of 6 reports
generated at 5-minute intervals by the system.