Malaysia Airlines flight 370 departed from Kuala Lumpur airport shortly after midnight, full of passengers flying to Beijing. Half an hour later, the greatest mystery in aviation history had begun.
Though most of us will board an aircraft at some point in our lives, we know little about how they work and the procedures surrounding their operation. It is that mystery that makes the loss of MH370 so terrifying. Follow along step-by-step as Wrigley recreates the flight and its disappearance. Review the many varied theories as to how it could have happened — up to and including alien abduction. The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 also introduces a variety of related crashes and incidents, allowing readers to draw their own conclusions.
About the author
SYLVIA WRIGLEY is a pilot and aviation writer who has been obsessing about aviation safety for over a decade.
She’s worked across all modern media including:Newspapers: contributor to The Guardian, Piper Flyer and Forbes.TV: aviation expert on the Discovery Channel series Air Crash Confidential(Series 2, Episodes 3 and 5), the Russian Channel 1 news, French Channel M6 Disparition du vol MH370 and ntv.ru Central Television program.Web: creator of and sole contributor to Fear of Landing, with associated social media connections.
Aviation Books: author of You Fly Like a Woman, The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines flight 370, Why Planes Crash Case Files: 2001 and Why Planes Crash Case Files: 2002.