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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Malaysia Airlines

All time
# Investigation
MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK lab
Former US President Bill Clinton says those responsible “want a divided world”.
# US Intelligence
US intelligence say MH17 shootdown may have been a 'mistake'
They added that it was still unclear “who pulled the trigger”.
# mh17
Separatists hand over MH17 black boxes, but Australia says there is a "cover-up"
Malaysia Airlines also faced a backlash after one of its planes flew over war-torn Syria.
# mh17
Remains of MH17 victims to be handed over to Dutch authorities
A deal was reportedly also reached today with Ukrainian separatists over the recovery of the flight’s black boxes.
# mh17
Books of condolence opened in Dublin for Malaysia Airlines flight victims
Flowers and other tributes have been left outside the Dutch Embassy where one of the books was opened today.
# Ukraine
All 196 recovered bodies from MH17 crash site have been removed by rebels
The bodies have been taken to an unknown location.
# Malaysia Airlines
Rebels are 'blocking investigators' from MH17 crash site
The Ukrainin government said rebels were blocking Ukrainian investigators from accessing the site
# Malaysia Airlines
Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster
Edel Mahady’s family said she would not want time wasted hating those responsible for her death.
# Crash
Irish-born woman among those killed in MH17 crash
298 passengers were on board the plane.
# flight path
Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?
Malaysia’s Transport Minister says flight path was deemed secure by international air authorities, but other airlines were bypassing it for months.
# not biggs not clever
Jason Biggs forced to apologise for 'joke' tweets about Malaysia Airlines
Yes, ANOTHER Twitter controversy involving the American Pie star.
# mh17
Ukraine and Russia blame each other for shooting down of plane
Ukrainian rebels say that they will allow investigators access the crash site.
# mh17
One of the most crucial air routes in the world cuts through Ukrainian airspace
The area is now a no-fly zone after last night’s crash.
# Still missing
Missing MH370 was "highly, highly likely" on autopilot when it ran out of fuel and crashed
Investigators said that autopilot would had to have been manually switched on – but it’s still not known when it began running on autopilot.
# Malaysia Airlines
MH370 searchers not looking in crash hotspot as they were distracted by 'bogus signals'
The flight lost contact on 8 March with total of 239 passengers and crew on board.
# Insider
MH370 families raise funds to coax 'whistleblowers' to come forward
The group are aiming to raise $5 million to reward any insider that comes forward with information.
# lost plane
Malaysia releases preliminary report on MH370
It did not immediately appear to contain any major new revelations
# Missing
Airline says ten staff members were held for hours by MH370 relatives
The staff members where held for more than ten hours in a hotel as relatives got increasingly frustrated with the lack of information about their relatives.
# Flight MH370
Ninth sub search for missing plane returns empty-handed
The cost of the ongoing search for flight MH370 is ‘not an issue’, Australia said.
# Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia Airlines flight makes safe emergency landing after a landing gear failure
The plane landed in Kuala Lumpur at 6.56 pm GMT.
# critical juncture
MH370 search: "We have pursued every possible lead presented to us at this stage"
Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the search is at a “very critical juncture”.
# Penang Island
MH370 co-pilot tried to make a call just before plane disappeared from radar
The plane flew low enough near Penang island on Malaysia’s west coast for a tower to pick up the co-pilot’s phone signal.
# Black Box
Hunt for missing Malaysia plane closes in on "final resting place"
The search for ‘pings’ from the MH370′s black box continues.
# Malaysia Airlines
MH370 searchers hopeful of finding wreckage within 'days'
Four transmissions have been detected by an Australian ship from what is believed to be the plane’s black box.
# Q and A
MH370: What do we know? What have we yet to find out?
Here are some of the key questions in the search so far…
# MH370
Two signals detected are the "most promising lead" in search for MH370
Australian authorities warned that nothing would happen fast in the search for the missing plane.
# MH370
Teams detect three underwater signals in search for missing plane
More ships and planes were diverted to the area in the Indian Ocean today to investigate whether they could have come from the plane’s black box.
# MH370
US Navy join underwater search for MH370
The plane’s black box locator will stop transmitting in four days.
# HMS Tireless
British nuclear sub joins search for MH370 as time is running out to find black box
Despite extensive scouring ships and planes have so far found nothing that would indicate a crash site.
# Missing Flight
Daughter of MH370 pilot accuses Daily Mail of 'making up' quotes from her
Aishah Zaharie is quoted by the paper as calling her father ‘disturbed’ but she claims the paper invented her words.
# answers
Chinese relatives accuse Malaysia of hiding information about missing plane
The families are staging a protest calling for information about the Malaysian Airlines flight.
# sightings
New objects seen but none recovered in jet search
Two of the objects spotted were the same colours as the missing plane.
# MH370
‘Objects spotted’ in new MH370 search area
“Credible new lead” as search for MH370 goes on amid new claims that the plane was travelling faster than previously thought.
# Ad fail
British Airways has apologised for this unfortunate Indian Ocean flight ad
Oh dear.
# search goes on
122 new objects spotted in the Indian Ocean, but nobody's sure they're MH370
Two objects seen from a civil aircraft appeared to be rope, and that a New Zealand military plane spotted a blue object.
# MH370
Search for MH370 resumes in area 'as close to nowhere as it's possible to be'
Weather conditions in the area have allowed for searches to resume today.
# Journalism
Mark Little: Journalists filled in gaps on MH370 plane with 'baseless speculation'
The founder of Storyful was critical of how broadcasters filled programmes with discussion and conspiracy theories in lieu of facts.