Official updates from MAS can be found on their website and twitter; families of those onboard should call +603 7884 1234 (Malaysia) or +8610 6437 6249 (Beijing) for further info. An unofficial, updated timeline of events can be found here.
Last updated: 10 March, 2pm. All times are in Malaysian local time, UTC/GMT+8:00.
What is MH370?
MH370 is a Malaysian Airlines (MAS) codeshare flight with China Southern Airlines CZ748 that departed from Kuala Lumpur (the capital of Malaysia) at 12.41am on 8 March, and was expected to land in Beijing at 6.30am on the same day. It was operated on a Boieng 777-200ER and carried enough fuel to fly until 8.30am.
What happened to it?
Subang Air Traffic Control (in Malaysia) lost contact with MH370 as it was just about to hand over to Ho Chi Minh Air Traffic Control Centre (in Vietnam) at 1.22am, and reported it missing to MAS at 2.40am. The last known position of MH370 before it disappeared from radar was 6°55′15″ North and 103°34′43″ East, while flying over the Gulf of Thailand at an altitude of 35,000 feet. No distress call, ELT (emergency locator transmitter) or other signal was detected. Authorities from China and Thailand stated that MH370 did not enter their airspace.
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It is Burke returning haha.
Omg BURKE IS RETURNING