MH370 Timeline - Pre-Flight/0040:37 MYT
0040:37 MYT Saturday, 8 March 2014
This page provides details for events related to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 which occurred at or near the time of 0040:37 MYT Saturday, 8 March 2014.
Note: Malaysian Time (MYT) is Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) plus 8 hours. Return to Timeline
The First Officer contacted Lumpur Tower at 0036:30 MYT.
Lumpur Tower cleared flight MH370 for take-off at 0040:37 MYT.
Safety Investigation Report MH370/01/2018 1.1.1
Lumpur Tower cleared MH370 for take-off at 1640:37 UTC (0040:37 MYT).
Safety Investigation Report MH370/01/2018 Appendix 1.18C
LUMPUR TOWER FREQUENCY 118.8 MHz
Time Source CONTENT 1636:30 UTC
MAS 370 Tower Malaysian Three Seven Zero morning. 1636:34 UTC
Lumpur Tower Three Seven Zero good morning Lumpur Tower Alfa One Zero Three Two Right. 1636:37 UTC
MAS 370 Alfa One Zero Malaysian Three Seven Zero. 1638:43 UTC
Lumpur Tower Three Seven Zero line up Three Two Right Alfa One Zero. 1638:45 UTC
MAS 370 Line up Three Two Alfa One Zero Malaysian Three Three Seven Zero. 1640:37 UTC
Lumpur Tower Three Seven Zero Three Two Right clear for take-off good night. 1640:40 UTC
MAS 370 Three Two Right clear for take-off Malaysian Three Seven Zero thank you bye.
- 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'.
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