MH370: Chronology of major events

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November 30, 2021
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Chronology of MH370

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8th March 2014 – MH370 departs Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at 00:42 UTC.

9th March 2014 – Inmarsat announce MH370 flight continued for Several Hours after Loss of Contact.

15th March 2014 – Inmarsat publish Arc with Last Known Possible Positions of MH370.

18th March 2014 – AMSA starts Aerial Search for MH370 in the Southern Indian Ocean.

16th April 2014 – AMSA ends Aerial Search for MH370 in the Southern Indian Ocean.

18th April 2014 – Richard Godfrey publishes MH370 Flight Model V1 for Southern Route.

26th September 2014 – Fugro starts the Underwater Search for MH370.

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29th July 2015 – Flaperon Debris found in Reunion by Johnny Begue.

2nd September 2015 – Airbus confirms that the Flaperon Debris is from aircraft 9M-MRO and Flight MH370.

23rd December 2015 – Engine Cowling Name Plate “Roy” Debris found in South Africa by Schalk Lückhoff.

27th December 2015 – No.7 Flap Fairing 676EB Debris found in Mozambique by Liam Lotter.

28th February 2016 – Horizontal Stabiliser Panel “No Step” Debris found in Mozambique by Blaine Gibson.

30th March 2016 – Cabin Divider Bulkhead Debris found in Rodrigues by Jean Dominique  and Suzy Vitry.

6th June 2016 – 5 Items of Debris found in Madagascar by Blaine Gibson.

12th June 2016 – 3 Further Items of Debris found in Madagascar by Blaine Gibson.

20th June 2016 – Outboard Flap Debris found in Tanzania by Fishermen.

28th July 2016 – Charitha Pattiaratchi (UWA) publishes Ocean Currents Suggest Where we should be Looking for Missing Flight MH370.

12th August 2016 – Zaharie Shah Home Flight Simulator Data leaked.

14th August 2016 – IG publishes a Preliminary Assessment of Zaharie Shah’s Recovered Flight Simulation Data Download

19th August 2016 – Panel Debris found in Mozambique by Barry McQuade.

25th August 2016 – Victor Iannello and Richard Godfrey publish Possible Flight Path of MH370 towards McMurdo Station, Antarctica

26th August 2016 – Right Vertical Stabiliser Debris found in Mozambique by Jean Viljoen.

1st September 2016 – Right Engine Inner Vortex Generator Debris was found in Madagascar by Fishermen and Blaine Gibson.

2nd November 2016 – ATSB publish the MH370 – First Principles Review.

8th December 2016 – CSIRO publishes The Search for MH370 and Ocean Surface Drift.

17th January 2017 – Fugro ends the Underwater Search for MH370.

27th January 2017 – Right Wing No. 7 Flap Support Fairing Debris found in South Africa by a Local.

13th April 2017 – CSIRO publishes The Search for MH370 and Ocean Surface Drift Part II.

26th June 2017 – CSIRO publishes The Search for MH370 and Ocean Surface Drift Part III.

9th September 2017 – RNZAF releases 204 Pictures of Floating Debris taken during the Aerial Search.

3rd October 2017 – ATSB publishes a Final Report entitled The Operational Search for MH370.

3rd October 2017 – CSIRO publishes The Search for MH370 and Ocean Surface Drift Part IV.

7th December 2017 – Ocean Infinity Conference in London.

21st January 2018 – Ocean Infinity restarts the Underwater Search for MH370.

8th June 2018 – Ocean Infinity ends the Underwater Search for MH370.

28th June 2018 – Geoscience Australia releases the MH370 Underwater Search Data.

30th July 2018 – Malaysia publishes the Safety Investigation Report for Malaysia Airlines Boeing B777-200ER (9M-MRO).

20th August 2018 – Panel Debris found in Madagascar by Fisherman.

17th February 2019 – Richard Godfrey publishes How to play Russian Roulette and Win.

7th March 2020 – Richard Godfrey (with Bobby Ulich, Victor Iannello, and Andrew Banks) publishes The Final Resting Place of MH370.

1st January 2021 – Richard Godfrey publishes MH370 Floating Debris – Drift Analysis.

22nd March 2021 – Dr. Robert Westphal publishes Geocaching in the Ionosphere – WSPRnet Technology.

4th April 2021 – Richard Godfrey publishes Using the WSPRnet and Inmarsat Satellite data in the search for MH370.

28th August 2021 – Richard Godfrey publishes GDTAAA Test Flight from Samoa to Adelaide.

9th September 2021 – Richard Godfrey publishes WSPRnet Propagation Technical Analysis.

30th November 2021 – Richard Godfrey publishes his report on the location of MH370.