TRAGEDY IN THE AIR
Air tragedies took to the skies in 2014 when two aircrafts from national carrier Malaysia Airlines suffered two air tragedies. On 8 March, flight MH370 mysteriously disappeared while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport. The Boeing 777-200ER, carrying 227 passengers and 12 crewmembers, disappeared from air traffic controllers’ radar screens at 01:22MYT. Four months later, flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down on 17 July while flying over eastern Ukraine, killing all 283 passengers and 15 crewmembers onboard.