Summary Latest update: An international search and rescue effort still had not found any confirmed debris from a Malaysia Airlines jet more than two day after it mysteriously went missing, an official said Monday. Dozens of military and civilian vessels have been criss-crossing waters beneath the aircraft's flight path, but have found no confirmed trace of the lost plane, although oil slicks have been reported in the sea south of Vietnam and east of Malaysia. Late on Sunday, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam said on its website that a Vietnamese navy plane had spotted an object in the sea suspected of being part of the plane, but that it was too dark to be certain.
veooz 360° of this story
Summary Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Jailani Johari said Malaysians should refrain from spreading unverified information on social media related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. It said China was calling on Malaysia to be more transparent as "Prime... .... The Malaysian authorities have c ....
Summary Vietnamese officers discuss a mission brief to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at Phu Quoc Airport on Phu Quoc Island. "There are issues about the passengers that did not fly on the aircraft," said Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation. 9* Where is the Black Box? Honeywell International Inc manufactures the 777's recorders and the so-called emergency locator transmitter (ELT), a separate beacon that sends a homing signal in the event of a sharp impact such as a crash.
Summary Students from an international school in east China city Zhuji pray for the passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik applies the final touches to a sand art sculpture he created wishing for the well being of the passengers of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, on a beach in Puri, in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. A relative (left) of a passenger of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is escorted by a caregiver from Malaysia Airlines as they walk in a corridor at a hotel in Beijing.
Summary Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Jailani Johari said Malaysians should refrain from spreading unverified information on social media related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Tengku Sariffuddin said: "As far as they know, except for the air turn-back, there is no new development." Rodzali's statement on March 9, a day after the passenger jet vanished, had said that the "RMAF has not ruled out the possibility of an air turnback on a reciprocal heading before the aircraft vanished from the radar and this resulted in the search and rescue operations being widened to the vicinity of the waters of Pulau Pinang."
Summary March 12, 2014: As the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 enters its fourth day, the relatives of frustrated passengers have been filmed throwing bottles at airline representatives during a meeting in Beijing. "We've decided to temporarily suspend some search and rescue activities, pending information from Malaysia," deputy minister of transport Pham Quy Tieu said, adding that boats were still searching the area, but on a smaller scale. Malaysia has expanded the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner into the Andaman Sea, hundreds of kilometres (miles) to the northwest of the original search radius, an official said Wednesday.
Summary New Delhi/Kuala Lumpur: Four days on, the world remains astounded by the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370. As per reports, the plane continued to show up on military radars after it blinked off the civilian ones. Given the decision to widen the search area, with the India also joining the multi-national effort to trace the missing plane, and conducting sorties over the Andaman Sea, the authorities seem to be still working on the possibility of the plane entering the Malacca Strait.
Summary Pictures of the two men, a 19-year old Iranian, identified by Malaysian police as Pouria Nour Mohammad Mehrdad, left, and the man on the right, his identity still not released, who boarded the now missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 with stolen passports, is held up by a Malaysian policewoman during a press conference, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. An Indonesian Navy crew member scans the water bordering Indonesia,... Ships are seen from a flying Soviet-made AN-26 of the Vietnam Air Force during a search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 over the South China Sea Monday, March 10, 2014.
Summary Pictures of the two men, a 19-year old Iranian, identified by Malaysian police as Pouria Nour Mohammad Mehrdad, left, and the man on the right, his identity still not released, who boarded the now missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 with stolen passports, is held up by a Malaysian policewoman during a press conference, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. Dozens of ships and aircraft have failed to find any piece of the missing Boeing 777 jet that vanished more than two days ago above waters south of Vietnam as investigators pursued "every angle" to explain its disappearance, including hijacking, Malaysia's civil aviation chief said Monday. Ships are seen from a flying Soviet-made AN-26 of the Vietnam Air Force during a search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 over the South China Sea Monday, March 10, 2014.
Summary Washington: The possibility of a terror link cannot be ruled out yet in the " mystery" of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, John Brennan, director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), said Tuesday. Asked if the agency could rule out a terror link in the case, Brennan said, "No, we're not ruling it out. Not at all." Earlier Tuesday, the head of the international police organisation Interpol said the missing flight does not appear to be related to terrorism.
Summary KUALA LUMPUR: The so-far fruitless search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared early Saturday with 239 people aboard, is unprecedented because of the plane's size and because the widebody Boeing 777 had been in radio and satellite contact with multiple locations on the ground. Two subsequent searches were conducted using progressively more-sophisticated remote undersea vehicles, advanced sonar equipment and computer modeling of tidal patterns. Within days of launching the third search, almost two years after the crash, the wreckage was discovered.
Summary Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course. Despite an expanded search area, no trace has yet been found of the airliner. Rodzali said Wednesday that he was misquoted, but acknowledged in a statement that the air force "has not ruled out the possibility of an air turn-back ... before the aircraft vanished from the radar, and this resulted in the search-and-rescue operations being widened to the vicinity of the waters off Penang."
Summary KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pix) said all-out efforts were being made to search for the Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight that went missing since Saturday, adding that everyone should pray for their success. "We should join the efforts of the government, be united and pray.