The Malaysian government releases a transcript of the final 54 minutes of radio conversation between pilots and ground control, ending at 1:19am. The conversation ends when the pilots were instructed to change channels to connect with Vietnamese air traffic control; instead, the plane shut down its communications systems. Transportation and Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says there no indication of anything abnormal in the transcript. The New York Times calls the conversation “banal.”
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