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MH370 – One year later answers

Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

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  1. He says that its functions include following waypoints and landing the plane if necessary.
  2. No it doesn’t.
  3. An electrical problem, a cockpit fire, Russian hijackers, that the plane was shot down, and a suicide by one of the pilots.
  4. He thinks it was a mid-air emergency or deliberate action which depressurised the cabin and killed everyone on board, leaving a ghost plane.
  5. It continues to fly in a straight line until it runs out of fuel.
  6. When they find the black boxes.

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MH370 – One year later

Following our theme this week, here’s a video that describes what we know, and don’t know about what happened to MH370.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

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  1. What does the narrator say are the functions of the autopilot?
  2. Does the autopilot make any turns by itself, without the direct input of a pilot?
  3. What are some of the theories about what happened to the plane?
  4. What does Captain Johnson think happened?
  5. If the autopilot reaches its final waypoint, what does it do?
  6. When will investigators know what really happened?

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One year later, what happened to MH370?

Could recreating MH370’s flight path uncover any clues as to why the plane disappeared one year ago? CNN’s Will Ripley takes a closer look.

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The week on Twitter

This week marked the first anniversary of the loss of MH370, the flight which disappeared somewhere between Malaysia and the Indian Ocean. Two of our stories this week focus on the greatest mystery in aviation history.

Flightglobal reports on what we know about MH370 one year after it disappeared.

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BBC asks if suicide could have been the reason for MH370 disappearing.

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And finally, USA Today talks about the medical equipment carried on board planes nowadays.

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The week on Twitter

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Every week we bring you three of the best aviation stories from around the web.

USA Today asks if airports really need a road map in their ‘Ask the captain’ series .

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Mail Online reports on Emirates’ CEO Sir Tim Clark’s thoughts on the fate and search for MH370.

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And finally, Flight Global has a story about the 12 strangest aircraft ever built.

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The week on Twitter

Every week we bring you three of the best stories from our Twitter feed!

BCC has a story about the delayed progress in improving airports in Brazil before the World Cup.

CNN reports on how the authorities lost time in the crucial moments after MH370 disappeared from radar screens.

And finally, CNN also talks about new types of seats for planes that could create more space and save airlines money.

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The week on Twitter

Every week we bring you three of the best stories from our Twitter feed!

CNN has a story about about an attempt to fly a solar-powered plane for 120 hours non-stop.

Time reports on how a sixteen-year-old boy was able to survive five hours in the wheel well of a 767.

And finally, CNN discusses an ‘object of interest’ found on the Western Australian coast which might be connnected with Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

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