31 Jul '18, 5am

Malaysia's civil aviation chief resigns, a day after release of MH370 report

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS, THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The chief of Malaysia’s civil aviation authority resigned on Tuesday (July 31) after an investigation report on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 showed lapses by the air traffic control centre in Kuala Lumpur. The report released on Monday on the disappearance four years ago of the airliner during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board shed little fresh light on one of the biggest mysteries of modern aviation history. In a statement announcing his resignation, Datuk Seri Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said the report had highlighted failures by air traffic control to comply with standard operating procedures, but had not suggested the aviation authority was to blame for the loss of the aircraft. He said he had tried his "level best" to assist in the search for the missing MH370 for the past fou...

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