Timeline/Pre-Flight/0035 MYT

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Event Summary

00:35 MYT Saturday, 8 March 2014

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Based on the filed Flight Plan, the off-the-block time for MH370 was expected to be 1635 UTC (0035 MYT) however this event occurred earlier at 27:57 MYT.

Event Details

  1. Safety Investigation Report MH370/01/2018 Figure 2.2B - Message Code of Filed Flight Plan of MH370 and Meaning

    Field Type 13 - Departure aerodrome and time
    -WMKK1635 -Departure aerodrome KLIA estimated off-block time 1635 UTC


  1. Off Block refers to the time of "push back" when an aircraft is pushed back from the parked position at the Gate.
    On MH370, the First Officer used VHF radio to contact Lumpur Ground at 0027:31 MYT and requested a push back and start clearance.
    The 'Out-of-the-gate' report was sent at 0027:57 MYT.
  2. See the MH370 Flight Plan for a transcription of the Flight Plan and the section Message Code and Meaning for MH370 Filed Flight Plan.