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    MH370 Disappeared a Decade Ago. Here’s What We Know About One of Aviation’s Biggest Mysteries

    MH370 Disappeared a Decade Ago. Here's What We Know About One of Aviation's Biggest Mysteries

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A decade ago on March 8, a Malaysia Airlines flight vanished without a trace, becoming one of aviation's biggest mysteries.

    Investigators still do not know exactly what happened to the plane and its 239 passengers. But Malaysia's government said Sunday it may renew the hunt for MH370 after an American marine robotics company that tried to find the plane in 2018 proposed a fresh search.

    A massive multinational search in the southern Indian Ocean, where the jet is believed to have crashed, found nothing. Apart from some small fragments that later washed ashore, no bodies or wreckage have ever been found.

    Here's what we know about the deadly aviation tragedy.

    What is known about MH370's disappearance?

    The Boeing 777 plane disappeared from control radar 39 minutes after leaving Kuala Lumpur en route to on March 8, 2014.

    The pilot sent a last radio call to Kuala Lumpur before leaving Malaysia — “Good Night Malaysian Three Seven Zero” — but failed to check in with air traffic controllers in Ho Chi Minh when the plane crossed into 's airspace.

    Minutes later, the plane's transponder — a communication system that transmits the plane's location to air traffic control — shut down. Military radar saw the plane turn around to travel over the Andaman Sea before it vanished, and satellite data showed it continued to fly for hours, possibly until it ran out of fuel. The plane…

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