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10 Flights accidents Involved Malaysia

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History of Flights Crash or accidents in Malaysia. The newest is MH17 incident

10 Flights accidents in Malaysia

In the year of 2014 there have been two global news about flight accidents related to Malaysia and few small aircraft failure incidents. The new generation never really know anything about the past flight accidents in Malaysia other than MH370 or MH17. The old generation did not speak about them. It is like a forgiveness if we do not remind or recall about past incidents. We like to say the past is the past let do not talk and think about it anymore. Let move forward instead. How many air traffic accidents actually related to us ? no doubt the most recent one would be MH17 or MH370 ?? 

The truth is that it way more than three cases. In fact, there is more than 10 but let us rewind 10 flights accidents that had happened way before the incident of MH370 disaster. It will include MH370 and MH17. Air transportation may be rated as safest than road transportation it just a matter of time when flight accidents become common among the people just like the road accident in the news everyday.

1. Malaysian Airline System Flight 653

First fatal air crash for Malaysia Airlines. The situation turned ugly when authority released cockpit voice recorder with the sound of a gunshot. Many believed to be hijackers and they want the plane diverted to Singapore. The flight is flying from Penang to Kuala Lumpur. It using Boeing 737-200 aircraft. 

Later was found the wreckage at Tanjung Kupang. No survivors was reported alive. The date was December 4, 1977 with 100 passengers and crew.

2. Malaysian Airline System Flight 684

The rescue came before fire devour the plane and every passengers on board. An international flight from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur on December 18, 1983 stuck trees. No fatalities recorded. It was a big crash at that time.

3. Double Six Crash

Plane crash took place on June 6, 1976 at Kota Kinabalu Sabah. Operated by Sabah Air, aircraft was designed by Australian and built by Nomad. It saddened Sabah people because the aircraft was carrying top government officials. Mainly chief minister of Sabah and other top Sabah government officials.

The investigation of the crash was never made clear. The accident was dubbed as a foul play due to the political instability at that time. However, Australian investigator believed that it was due to overload and mechanical failure. Besides, many have said the real reason behind was classified and remain mystery. 

4. Japan Airlines Flight 715

Although it did not involve local airliner but it still happened inside Malaysia.

5. MH370

The mystery of Malaysian Airliner MH370 pretty much shocked the world. No words to describe the mysterious of this missing airplane. It could be one of the mysterious missing of a Boeing 777 plane incident involving MAS. It still yet to be found by anyone. The date of this missing airline was March 8 when most of the Asian people were sleeping.

Malaysia Airline MH370 Timeline please refer to Unitedmy MH370 Timeline/ Chronology

6. MH17

It was the first commercial airplane owned by Malaysia company shot down at Ukraine near the Border of Russia. It happened approximately 9.50 PM (Malaysian time) on July 17, 2014 . It was pre-determined that pro-Russian force shot it down. However, Ukraine and Russia were both accusing each other of shooting down the Malaysian Airline.

The majority of the casualty was Netherlands nationality. 10 important things you need to know about MH17

7. Japan Airlines Flight 715

Japan Airliner crashed at Malaysia at 300 feet estimated 91 meters. There were 69 passengers and 10 crew on board. There were people died at the crash due to the impact although there were no reported fire devour the plane.

8. UK Flying Taxi 

Avcen was killed due to the crash at Malaysia for testing out a new plane. Michael Robert Dacre a british did not obtained any permission from Royal Malaysian Air Force.

9. Malaysia Airline Flight 2133

There were not much information about this crash. It was believed to be a pilot error that causing the crash of the airplane. It was September 15, 1995 while they were using Fokker 50 type of airplane.There were survivors as well as fatalities.

10. Small airplane accidents

  1. MH066 & MH114 reported generator failure
  2. Maswings MH3002 crashed at Kudat.
  3. Airasia AK278 skidded runway
  4. MH1348 strike by lightning 
  5. MH740 & MH741 struck by a Perodua Viva
  6. Sabah helicopter crashed taking off during bad weather carrying deputy Prime Minister. The pilot succumbed to injury, then died at hospital.

10 Important things You should know about MH17

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MH17 passengers and crew flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur have been confirmed facing unfortunate event

Pray for MH17 Malaysia airline

1 Prime Minister of Malaysia made press conference as early as 5 AM

Do not wait until everyone get up to make a press conference and He made press conference as early as 5 AM when mostly Muslim is awakened to do Sahoor. In that very moment, the source have been confirmed true that MH17 indeed facing unfortunate event at Ukraine border of Russia.

2. Passenger aircraft was believed to be cruising at high altitude

Many have asked why MAS is using the route amid war escalating at the Ukraine. The truth is all the airliner in the world have been using the route before the accident happened. Although there were no-fly zone being issued, it was only for certain flying altitude. MAS was flying at a very high altitude and did not violate the no-fly zone.

3. Ukraine Separatists brought down several civilian passenger aircraft record

Donetsk People's Republic is believed acquiring sophisticated anti aircraft missile weapon. They have attacked Ukrainian army base stealing their weapon in order to get stronger firepower on end of June. This news is still unclear and unverified.

US further announced would use satellite imagery to clear this matter up.

4. Aftermath of the accident being shot down highly unlikely any survivors

Field painted in black, bodies were scattering, Malaysian passports have been recovered by rescue team. No one is reporting any sign of survivors. 

5. Footage captured at the accident scenes uploaded

Rescue team have been recording this and uploaded it to one of the Ukraine News portal

6. Blaming on Russia

As the news broke out, US news agency have been consulting the relevant party on who side they are going to blame. Apparently, it would be Russia due to the advance of the rocket missile technology they had used for the downing of the passenger aircraft. To shot down a high altitude plane is simply a very difficult thing to do and it required massive operation. 

7. 280 passengers and 15 MAS staff

There were many Netherlands citizen on board the aircraft compared to Malaysian nationality.

8. Every airliner is avoiding to use that air space or route

The accident has strike fear to every Airliner and they had refused using the route to transport people to their destination.

9. MAS inbound and outbound flight all canceled

MAS official portal close down or access deny due to accident MH17

The accident has caused terrific and unimaginable impact to MAS. There were access denied to their MAS official website portal and they had cancelled unrelated flights. Everyone is struggling on this unprecedented event whether it was passengers who are about to travel, MAS management and operation team, MH17 passenger family and Transport minister as well as the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

10. Twitter Malaysia is trending on #MH17

Before the authority getting verified report, before the press conference held on 5AM, before the time ticked 00:00, Twitter Malaysia Trends first ranking was #MH17 or Ukraine. It indicated how fast and effective message is travelling at social media. The firsthand information came from Ukraine side and then of course Reuters and CNN. Both large news site had labelled it as a "Breaking News"

Video Malaysia Airline Crash at Ukraine 2014

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This has yet to be confirmed incident regarding crashing of a Malaysia Airliner

On July 17, 2014 about 11.30 PM there were global breaking news in CNN and reuters regarding this incident. Reliability of the source has yet to be confirmed. Surely attention is getting accumulated as this incident has been rated as breaking news in world news portal. 

Let us hope it did not happen as the incident about MH370 happened in March is still very much lingering. This will hit us hard acknowledge Malaysia Airline has two accidents in a year sparking global attention. Although it has been calmed down due to the Malaysian efforts in searching the missing aircraft and the involvement of Australian to help locating the MH370 airliner.

This is a video alleged capturing in the border of Ukraine. The smoke blew at a far distance and speculated it was a result of crashing Malaysian airliner carrying 295 passengers. Malaysian Airline has not made any statement so far about this due to the validity of this news.

The matter could be worse when one of the news reported speculating the airliner was not crash but shot down by rockets. The airline was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. News exposed it was MH17.

The news getting bigger when Ministry of Ukraine accused Russia shot down the passenger aircraft.

The image above is shared by an Ukraine in Twitter. The writing said " Russian Life News show from the first plane crash" it did not directly mention Malaysian Airliner but possibility is high

Searching is ongoing for survivors

More about "MH17" in Unitedmy

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