Latest development was MH370 assumed lost in the Southern Indian Ocean, part of the world that has many options to be explored. The Indian Ocean is among the deepest in the world with wild waves ,wind and currents. The depth is deeper then the height of Mount Everest. In normal layman term we just can’t imagine how to search for a very small piece of aircraft in a vast ocean where the bottom not penetrable by light. Only special deep sea vessels has the capability to dive down and scour for the most precious Black Box that hold the answer to What Really Happen To MH370.
The tragedy opens up a new chapter in aviation history being the largest Search and Rescue set up by more than 2o nations and searching about a quarter of the earth surface.
While the SAR will still be ongoing, wind of sadness fills millions of people around the globe praying for the safe return of MH370. What more family members and friends who were on board the ill-fated aircraft. On day 17th of the search, Malaysian Prime Minister, delivered the news that nobody will want to hear. Flight MH370 had ended in the southern Indian Ocean. This conclusion was based on Inmarsat satellite data that tracked the pings of the aircraft. A Royal Commission will be set up to find what really happen to MH370.
Following the bad news search on the Northern Corridor had been called off and all concentration will be in the second corridor that is the Indian Ocean.
It was confirmed by Prime minister that the missing flight MH370 ended in the Southern Indian Ocean. The confirmation was based on data by British Inmarsat satelite. Inmarsat and AAIB (Air Accidents Investigation Branch)concluded that Boeing 777-200 flew south and her last position was in the middle of Indian Ocean.
Another day begins with new hope from the Australian Setelite sighting of probable parts of missing MH370 in the Indian Ocean south West of Perth. Ships had been scrambled to the site with the hope to catch the object before being washed somewhere else by the strong current. To date nothing had been sighted.
Australian authority advise not to give all hope that the objects are really from MH370 because it might be other objects fallen from cargo ships. Up until the 5.30 pm Press Conference by Acting Transport Minister of Malaysia there is still now conformation from AMSA.
Meanwhile Search and Rescue aircraft from participating nations had congregated at Subang Airport turning it into the likes of a United Nations airport. These aircraft are ready to fly upon instructed.
Media Release by Australian Government on 21st March 2014