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The Mystery of Missing Flight 370 (Infographic)

Map shows key facts about the Flight 370 mystery.
More than two weeks after its strange disappearance, Malaysian officials announced they believe Flight 370 crashed into the sea. (Image credit: By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist)

Flight 370 took off from Kuala Lumpur on March 8, 2014, at 12:43 a.m. local time. It was expected to land in Beijing at 6:05 a.m., but the plane disappeared while in flight. On March 24, after what had been described as the largest air and sea search in history, Malaysian authorities announced that they believed the plane had crashed into the Indian Ocean, killing all onboard.

Karl Tate
Karl has been Purch's infographics specialist across all editorial properties since 2010.  Before joining Purch, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University.