We generally know March 8 as International Women’s Day. In years to come it may well become known as MH 370 Day. On this day in 2014, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 with 239 aboard disappeared soon after it took off from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing on a flight listed as MH 370. It was a totally routine flight until the transponder was switched off at 17.19 UTC/GMT (or 22.49 IST). Three years later, the final location and fate of the plane and its occupants remain a mystery.
Whatever is generally known is given here:
There are numerous forums/mailing lists still devoted to this incident. One of the better ones is
You may also be interested in this bit I wrote about the Indian angle. It has some general information about the Andaman and Nicobar Islands: