Two years after the disappearance of flight MH370 remains a mystery

L'appareil de la Malaysia Airlines s'était volatilisé le 8 mars 2014 peu après son décollage de Kuala Lumpur à destination de Pékin.

the Malaysia Airlines aircraft had vanished March 8, 2014 shortly after taking off from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing Photo credits:. POOL / REUTERS

GRAPHICS – the team of international experts, led by Malaysia, on Tuesday released its annual interim report, without providing any new information on the circumstances of the incident.

the case of flight MH370 is one of the greatest mysteries in the history of civil aviation. The Malaysia Airlines aircraft had vanished March 8, 2014 shortly after taking off from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Two years to the day after the disappearance of Boeing 777 of the Malaysian company, the team of international experts, led by Malaysia, on Tuesday released its annual interim report. And for the second consecutive time, the brief information provided give no further indication as to the circumstances of the accident.

• Where’s the device searches?

“At that day, the wreckage of MH370 has not been found despite continuing research in the Indian ocean south of “fall investigators. Australia and Malaysia keep still hope, although research nearing completion: they will be completed by the month of July. Meanwhile, operations are concentrated in the Indian Ocean depths over a large area of ​​120,000 square kilometers. “Research will continue in the days and months ahead on the remaining 30,000 square kilometers”, said the Australian Transport Minister Darren Chester. If they were to give nothing, Malaysia, Australia and China will meet to “determine the way forward,” says his side Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.

• Why is the location of the wreckage so important?

“the key is to find the camera and its recording.”

Sébastien Barthe, spokesman for the Bureau of investigation and analysis

research operations are the most important and most expensive in history. For only the location of Boeing will explain the disappearance. “The key is to find the device and its recorders says to Figaro Sébastien Barthe, spokesman for the Bureau of Investigation and analysis. But the cockpit conversations will cover only the last two hours of flight. If exploited, the Flight Data Recorder should deliver all flight parameters. Even the wreck was left alone, it would be possible to interpret what happened according to his condition. “All hope is not lost. In the case of flight AF440 from Rio to Paris, the black boxes have been located after two years, but the search area was there much smaller.

What have we learned the recovered debris ?

Un débris d'avion a été découvert au début au Mozambique.

A plane wreckage was discovered early in Mozambique Photo credits:. BLAINE GIBSON / AFP

A plane debris was discovered in early on the coast of Mozambique. According to the Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai, it is likely that it belongs to a Boeing 747. Since the model of commissioning in 1995, only two other 747 were involved in fatal accidents, both occurred away from the Indian ocean. The play about a meter still has to be analyzed to see if it belongs to the missing device. On July 29, a resident of La Réunion had already discovered on the coast of the island of a wing. Flaperon it remains to this day remains the only positively identified as coming from the MH370 flight. But in itself, it did not inform investigators about the disappearance of scenario except that the plane is damaged in the Indian Ocean.

What are the paths considered?

the speculations are many. The terrorist track was explored. But the investigation of the captain and co-pilot have nothing highlighted. Two Iranians traveling with fake passports were found to be illegal immigrants. Remains the hypothesis of a technical failure. The plane of Malaysia Airlines was carrying cargo including a battery package containing lithium resulting in risk of fire due to overheating. But the hypothesis of a technical incident is at present impossible to prove. The loss also fueled a host of conspiracy theories. For the relatives of victims devastated by this loss jeopardize the transparency of the investigation. They accuse the airline and the Malaysian government to hide their information. They have repeated they had nothing to hide.

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