Timeline/Pre-Flight/0025:52 MYT

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Event Summary

00:25:52 MYT Saturday, 8 March 2014

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The First Officer, Fariq Hamid, used VHF radio to contact Lumpur Airways Clearance Delivery at Kuala Lumpur Area Control Centre (KL ACC). The FO requested flight level three five zero to Beijing.

Lumpur Delivery responded at 1626:41 MYT "Malaysian Three Zeven Zero is cleared to Beijing via Pibos Alpha Departure six thousand feet squawk two one five seven".

'Two One Five Seven' is the allocated transponder code for flight MH370.


Event Details

  1. Safety Investigation Report MH370/01/2018 1.1.1

    The recorded radio transmissions between the Air Traffic Controllers at Kuala Lumpur Area Control Centre (KL ACC) and the FO showed that an airways clearance request to Lumpur Airways Clearance Delivery was made at 1625:52 UTC (0025:52 MYT) and a pushback and start clearance request to Lumpur Ground was made at 1627:37 UTC (0027:37 MYT).

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

    AIR-GROUND COMMUNICATION
    AIRWAYS CLEARANCE DELIVERY - FREQUENCY 126.0 MHz
    TimeSourceCONTENT
    1625:52 UTC
    (0025:52 MYT)
    MAS 370Delivery Malaysian Three Seven Zero good morning.
    1626:01 UTC
    [0026:01 MYT]
    Lumpur DeliveryMalaysian Three Seven Zero standby and...
    ... Malaysian Six is cleared to Frankfurt via Agosa Alpha Departure six thousand squawk feet two one zero six....
    Clear to Frankfurt Agosa Alpha Departure six thousand feet squawk two one zero six Malaysian Six
    1626:17 UTC
    [0026:17 MYT]
    Lumpur Delivery Malaysian Six over to Ground good day Malaysian Three Seven Zero request level.
    1626:22 UTC
    [0026:22 MYT]
    MAS 370 Malaysian Three Seven Zero we are ready requesting flight level three five zero to Beijing.
    1626:41 UTC
    [0026:41 MYT]
    Lumpur Delivery Malaysian Three Zeven Zero is cleared to Beijing via Pibos Alpha Departure six thousand feet squawk two one five seven.
    1626:48 UTC
    [0026:48 MYT]
    MAS 370Beijing Pibos Alpha six thousand feet squawk two one five seven Malaysian Three Seven Zero thank you.
    1626:54 UTC
    [0026:54 MYT]
    Lumpur Delivery Malaysian Three Seven Zero welcome over to ground.
    1626:57 UTC
    [0026:57 MYT]
    MAS 370 Good day sir.
    1626:59 UTC
    [0026:59 MYT]
    Lumpur Delivery Good day.




Notes

  1. Safety Investigation Report MH370/01/2018 1.1.1

    In accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) of MAS, radio communication on the ground is the responsibility of the FO. In the air, the role is reversed when the assigned pilot flying is the FO.

  2. Lumpur Delivery allocated the transponder code for flight MH370 - "squawk two one five seven". This refers to the secondary surveillance radar (SSR) transponder.