A businessman from Muar has insisted he despatched mangosteens to China on board the ill-fated flight MH370 on 8 March 2014. (more…)
At 5.20am on 8 March, an unnamed Captain, based on known information, felt that MH370 “never left Malaysian airspace”. But the search and rescue in the Straits of Malacca was only carried out more than five hours later, after 10.30am (though the South China Sea search had begun earlier that day).
The Captain’s name was edited out of the preliminary report that was released.
We were earlier told that the plane was carrying 200kg of lithium ion batteries. And then we were told on 22 March 2014 that they were not lithium ion batteries. But now we see that the consolidated airway bill below from the MH370 cargo manifest states indeed there were lithium ion batteries and the weight stated was 2453kg. (more…)