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PAWN MAN x LADY LIBERTY BULLION TRUE CRIME ISSUE 4 - MALASIYA AIR FLIGHT 370 (no 2/20 1.2 oz .999 silver)

PAWN MAN x LADY LIBERTY BULLION TRUE CRIME ISSUE 4 - MALASIYA AIR FLIGHT 370 (no 2/20 1.2 oz .999 silver)

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Pawn man true crime Issue 4 Malasiya Air Flight 370. No 2/20-1.2 oz .999 silver

 20% of profits will be donated to a charity benefiting the victims families. 

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) disappeared on March 8, 2014, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. The Boeing 777-200ER, carrying 239 passengers and crew, lost contact with air traffic control less than an hour after takeoff. Despite an extensive multinational search, the aircraft has never been found, making it one of the greatest mysteries in aviation history.

Disappearance

At 12:41 AM local time, MH370 took off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport. At 1:19 AM, the last verbal communication from the cockpit, "Good night. Malaysian three seven zero," was received. Shortly after, the aircraft's transponder was turned off, rendering it invisible to civilian radar. Military radar tracked the plane deviating from its planned route, turning westward and crossing the Malay Peninsula before heading into the Andaman Sea.

Search Efforts

Initial search efforts focused on the South China Sea, where the plane was last seen on civilian radar. However, analysis of satellite data from Inmarsat revealed the aircraft continued to fly for several hours after losing radar contact, traveling southward over the Indian Ocean. This shifted the search area to a remote expanse of the southern Indian Ocean, southwest of Australia.

The search was the most extensive in aviation history, involving numerous countries and organizations. It included underwater searches using advanced sonar and underwater drones, as well as surface searches by ships and aircraft. Despite these efforts, no wreckage was found in the primary search areas.

Debris Discoveries

In July 2015, a flaperon (a control surface from an aircraft wing) was found on the shore of Réunion Island in the western Indian Ocean. This was confirmed to be part of MH370. Subsequent discoveries of debris along the coasts of Africa and islands in the Indian Ocean have also been identified as parts of the missing aircraft, confirming it had crashed, but without pinpointing the exact location of the wreckage.

Theories and Speculations

Several theories have been proposed to explain the disappearance of MH370. These include:

1. **Hijacking**: Some speculate that the aircraft was hijacked and intentionally flown off course, either by someone onboard or remotely. However, no group has claimed responsibility, and no clear motive has been established.

2. **Pilot Involvement**: Another theory suggests that Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah might have deliberately diverted the flight, possibly in a suicidal act. Supporters of this theory point to the deliberate course changes and the lack of communication after the transponder was turned off. However, there is no conclusive evidence supporting this.

3. **Mechanical Failure**: Some experts propose that a catastrophic mechanical failure might have incapacitated the crew, leaving the plane to fly on autopilot until it ran out of fuel and crashed. Yet, the lack of distress signals or automated emergency messages challenges this hypothesis.

4. **Fire or Decompression**: Another possibility is a sudden decompression or fire that incapacitated the crew and passengers, leaving the aircraft to fly on its last programmed route until it ran out of fuel.

Official Investigations and Reports

The official investigation, led by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), concluded that the aircraft's final location was likely in the southern Indian Ocean, but it did not determine the cause of the disappearance. The final report released in 2018 stated that the reasons for the deviation from the flight path could not be determined without finding the wreckage.

Conclusion

The mystery of MH370 remains unresolved. Despite the discovery of some debris, the main wreckage and flight recorders (black boxes) have not been found, leaving many questions unanswered. The disappearance has led to calls for improved aircraft tracking and communication systems to prevent such an event from happening again. The families of the passengers and crew continue to seek closure, hoping that one day the fate of MH370 will be fully understood.

 

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