Timeline/Pre-Flight/0040:37 MYT

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Event Summary

00:40:37 MYT Saturday, 8 March 2014

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The First Officer contacted Lumpur Tower at 0036:30 MYT.

At 0040:37 MYT Lumpur Tower cleared flight MH370 for take-off from runway 32R.


Event Details

  1. Safety Investigation Report MH370/01/2018 1.1.1

    Lumpur Tower cleared MH370 for take-off at 1640:37 UTC (0040:37 MYT).

  2. Safety Investigation Report MH370/01/2018 Appendix 1.18C

    AIR-GROUND COMMUNICATION
    LUMPUR TOWER FREQUENCY 118.8 MHz
    TimeSourceCONTENT
    1636:30 UTC
    [0036:30 MYT]
    MAS 370 Tower Malaysian Three Seven Zero morning.
    1636:34 UTC
    [0036:34 MYT]
    Lumpur Tower Three Seven Zero good morning Lumpur Tower Alfa One Zero Three Two Right.
    1636:37 UTC
    [0036:37 MYT]
    MAS 370 Alfa One Zero Malaysian Three Seven Zero.
    1638:43 UTC
    [0038:43 MYT]
    Lumpur Tower Three Seven Zero line up Three Two Right Alfa One Zero.
    1638:45 UTC
    [0038:45 MYT]
    MAS 370 Line up Three Two Alfa One Zero Malaysian Three Three Seven Zero.
    1640:37 UTC
    (0040:37 MYT)
    Lumpur Tower Three Seven Zero Three Two Right clear for take-off good night.
    1640:40 UTC
    [0040:40 MYT]
    MAS 370 Three Two Right clear for take-off Malaysian Three Seven Zero thank you bye.




Notes

  1. This call to Lumpur Tower had a duration from 0036:30 MYT to 0040:00 MYT. The key event is 'clear for take-off' at 0040:37 MYT'.