This Day in History: Malaysia Airlines Flight Vanishes With More Than 200 People

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This Day in History: Malaysia Airlines Flight Vanishes With More Than 200 People

This Day in History:, Malaysia Airlines Flight Vanishes With More Than 200 People Aboard.

March 8, 2014.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had 239 people aboard when the flight lost contact with air traffic control.

The Boeing 777 disappeared on route to Beijing Capital International Airport less than an hour after takeoff.

The mysterious disappearance of the flight prompted extensive, coordinated international investigations.

Satellite transmissions revealed the flight had veered off course, operating on autopilot for several hours.

Theories of what caused the disappearance abounded, including terrorism and oxygen deprivation.

All those aboard the doomed flight are presumed dead.

Exactly what happened to the Malaysian airliner remains a mystery


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