Mystery behind missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 yet to be revealed

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Mystery behind missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 yet to be revealed

March 9, 2017

The third anniversary of the bizarre disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 was marked yesterday, however; the mystery still remains unsolved. The flight was en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing operated with Boeing 777-200ER carrying 239 people on board when it vanished on March 8, 2014. It is one of the world’s tremendous aviation mysteries.

The crash site is suspected towards the northern end of the 46,000 square miles search area in the southern Indian Ocean but the overall trace of the plane is undiscovered. After several researches, searchers have discovered debris in the Indian Ocean believed to be from disappeared MH370.

Three pieces of debris have been confirmed as certainly from the plane. Despite creating dilemma, the five other pieces is highly likely from the plane. The confirmed pieces are wing fragment, flaperon and wing flap whereas the likely pieces are main cabin interior panel, horizontal stabilizer, flap track fairing and engine cowling.

The reason behind the incident is supposed to be electrical fault according to the latest lawsuit filed against Boeing in USA. The filed lawsuit in US District Court representing the families claims an electrical fire forced the aircraft to depressurize which incapacitated the crew and led the plane flying on auto-pilot until running out of fuel. Several other conspiracies include hijack, suicidal pilot or Bermuda Triangle style vanishing; however these reasons only remain theoretical.

The multi-million pound search was terminated this January. The families of 15 missing Chinese passengers on board have also filed papers in order to sue Malaysian Airline System BHD (MAS), parent company of Malaysian Airlines.

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