But despite all this, sometimes aircraft do disappear. Although it does not seem that long ago, Malaysia MH370 disappeared on March 8, 2014. … Despite air and sea searches of vast stretches of the Indian Ocean, the aircraft and its passengers has never been found.
What is the deadliest plane crash?
On March 27, 1977, on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, two fully loaded 747 jumbo jets collided on a fogbound runway, killing 583 people in what is still the deadliest crash in aviation history.
What was found from MH370?
Flight MH370 disappeared carrying 239 passengers and crew on 8 March 2014, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. A piece of the plane’s wing, washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion, is so far the only confirmed fragment of the plane to be discovered.
Where was MH370 wreckage found?
The first piece of debris from MH370—a flaperon—is discovered on the island of Réunion. Other confirmed or likely pieces have been found on widely dispersed beaches in the western Indian Ocean (locations in red).
What happened to the missing plane 2014?
On July 17, 2014, four months after Flight 370 vanished, tragedy struck again for Malaysia Airlines, when one of its planes was shot down over eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. All 298 people aboard the aircraft, also a Boeing 777, perished.