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Day 023: Sunday, 30 March 2014

News Summary

Media Statements

Sunday, March 30, 03:45 PM MYT +0800 Malaysia Airlines MH370 Incident - Media Statement 27 By Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, Group Chief Executive Officer

Malaysia Airlines wishes to clarify that it will be making arrangements to fly family members to Perth, only once it has been authoritatively confirmed that the physical wreckage found is that of MH370.

Arrangements will be made as soon as the relevant government agencies have provided clearances for Malaysia Airlines to bring family members to the site where aircraft wreckage will be kept.

A Family Assistance Centre (FAC) will be established in Perth. The FAC will become the focal point for all activities that have been planned for the families including briefings, religious and prayer services.

Malaysia Airlines is fully committed to supporting all efforts by the relevant foreign Governments who continue to search for and recover the aircraft, and it continues to cooperate with all authorities involved in the investigation.

Malaysia Airlines continues to provide welfare and support to the families of the passengers.




发布者:马来西亚航空公司总裁 阿末佐哈里

发布时间:2014年3月30日 下午3点45分



我们将在澳大利亚珀斯成立家属援助中心(Family Assistance Center)。援助中心将集中开展针对失事乘客家属的各项活动,包括每日消息的简报以及宗教祈祷活动。



Source: Malaysia Airlines MAS-MS27-023-ZH

Sunday, March 23, 06:00 PM MYT +0800 Malaysia Airlines MH370 Flight Incident - Press Statement by Ministry of Transport, Malaysia

1. Search and rescue operational update

a. The search and rescue operation remains an international effort, co-ordinated by Malaysia. A number of countries are leading in their respective search areas and all countries involved are displaying unprecedented levels of co-operation.

b. This morning, Malaysia received new satellite images from the French authorities showing potential objects in the vicinity of the southern corridor. Malaysia immediately relayed these images to the Australian rescue co-ordination centre.

c. Two Chinese Ilyushin IL-76s have arrived in Perth, and will depart for the search andrescue operation tomorrow at 05:00 and 06:00.

d. Two Japanese P3 Orions today left Subang airport for Perth.

e. The Australian rescue co-ordination centre will deploy eight aircraft (four military and four civilian) to the southern corridor today, to conduct visual searching.

f. The Australian Defence Vessel ‘Ocean Shield’, which has a sub-sea remotely operated vehicle, is currently en route to the southern corridor.

g. As of 2:30pm Malaysia time, Australian officials have informed us that they have not made any new sightings regarding MH370.

h. One Indian Navy P8 Poseidon and one Indian Air Force C130 left Subang airport today to join the search and rescue operation in the northern part of the southern corridor, which is being led by Indonesia.

i. A number of other sorties from Subang airport to the southern corridor were cancelled today due to bad weather caused by tropical cyclone Gillian.

j. Australia, China and France have now released satellite images that show potential objects, which may be related to MH370, in the vicinity of the southern corridor. All this information has been forwarded to Australia, as the lead country in the area of concern.

2. Family briefing

a. The Malaysian high level team started a briefing in Beijing this morning for relatives of those on board MH370. The meeting lasted more than 6 hours. This is the third such meeting that has been held. The team presented information to the relatives and answered questions. The Government wishes to reiterate its commitment and continued engagement with the relatives of those on board MH370.

3. Update on ACARS transmission

a. The last ACARS transmission, sent at 1.07am, showed nothing unusual. The 1.07am transmission showed a normal routing all the way to Beijing.

马航370新闻发布会 - 23/03/14


1.            搜救行动信息更新










2.     家属情况通报

马来西亚高层代表团今天上午在北京为MH370 航班乘客家属召开了一次情况通报会。会议持续了6个小时以上。这是此类通报会第三次召开。代表团向家属们通报了信息并回答了提问。马来西亚政府希望重申其承诺,并持续与失联乘客家属沟通。

3.    飞机通信寻址和报告系统传输的最新信息



Source: Ministry of Transport (Malaysia) via the Web Archive