The hunt for MH370 was conducted over millions of square miles of the Indian Ocean. An inspector walks us through her successful investigation of a similar crash in 2009.
On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished into thin air one hour after leaving Kuala Lumpur for Beijing. What followed was the biggest search in aviation history, with an entire world watching on in fascination and bewilderment. How, in today's age of cutting-edge technology, could a 300-ton aircraft, and the 239 people aboard, simply disappear? Join us as we explore the accident, the theories behind it, and worldwide investigation for clues. And see how this catastrophe will shape the future of air technology and safety.
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