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Event Summary

01:01:43 MYT Saturday, 8 March 2014

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A Position Report generated at 01:01:43 MYT recorded the aircraft at an altitude of 34,998 feet with an airspeed of 278.0 knots.


Event Details

  1. A position report was generated at 1701:43 UTC (01:01:43 MYT).

    Data collated for each position report is shown in Table 1.9A below:-

    For convenience, times recorded as UTC have been converted to MYT (UTC plus 8 hours).


    Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) - UTC 1641:43 1646:43 1651:43 1656:43 1701:43 1706:43
    Time (MYT) 00:41:43 00:46:43 00:51:43 00:56:43 01:01:43 01:06:43
    Altitude (ALT) – Feet 103 10,582 21,193 28,938 34,998 35,004
    Calibrated Airspeed (CAS) - Knots 168.4 261.8 301.1 303.1 278.0 278.4
    MACH 0.255 0.478 0.669 0.783 0.819 0.821
    Total Air Temperature (TAT) - °C 31.1 23.4 11.6 2.6 -13.4 -13.1
    Static Air Temperature (SAT) - °C 27.3 10.4 -11.8 -27.4 -43.9 -43.8
    Latitude (LAT) 2.767 3.074 3.553 4.109 4.708 5.299
    Longitude (LONG) 101.715 101.760 101.988 102.251 102.534 102.813
    Gross Weight (GWT) – lb 492,520 489,200 486,240 483,840 481,880 480,600
    Total Remaining Fuel Weight (TOTFW) - kg 49,200 47,800 46,500 45,400 44,500 43,800
    Wind Direction (WINDIR) 140.3 107.6 91.8 58.4 69.6 70.0
    Wind Speed (WINDSP) 1.25 9.38 19.50 10.63 17.38 17.13
    True Heading (THDG) -33.5 27.3 27.8 26.0 26.8 26.7

    Notes:-

    • Time shown here as MYT, or UTC plus 8 hours, has been added to the original Table 1.9A.
    • Values in bold have been corrected using data from the original ACARS position report

    Table 1.9A - ACARS Position Report
    Source: Safety Investigation Report MH370/01/2018 1.9 Communications


  2. Refer to Communications:9M-MRO Position Report





Notes

  1. Position Reports were generated at five-minute intervals and were to be transmitted every 30 minutes. However, the collated Position Report transmitted at 01:07:29 MYT was only one sent.

  2. At 00:25:52 MYT the First Officer requested flight level three five zero to Beijing. That is: 35,000 feet.