Missing Malaysian Plane

  • Rescuers comb scene of Malaysian plane crash July 18, 2014

    Ukraine: A Malaysian jetliner shot from the sky by what US intelligence officials believe was a surfacetoair missile scattered wreckage and bodies across the Ukrainian countryside, leaving investigators scrambling Friday to figure out what happened as rescue workers, policemen and even coal miners combed the crash site. For the second time...
  • In air tragedy, lightning strikes twice for Malaysia July 18, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: The downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 298 people aboard heaped new distress on a nation still stung by the trauma and global stigma of flight MH370's disappearance four months ago. For the second time this year, Malaysians awoke Friday to black newspaper front pages bearing the...
  • Australia says missing Malaysia plane not where 'pings' heard May 29, 2014

    Sydney: The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner suffered a further setback on Thursday after Australian officials said that wreckage from the aircraft was not on the seabed in the area they had identified. Flight MH370, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared from radar screens on March 8 shortly...
  • MH370: Families demand release of raw satellite data May 11, 2014

    Perth: Grieving families of 239 people aboard the crashed Malaysian jet, including from India, have demanded the release raw satellite data to solve the over twomonthlong aviation mystery even as an underwater drone is set to resume the hunt for wreckage in the remote Indian Ocean. The next of kin of...
  • China to go 'all out' in underwater search for MH370 May 3, 2014

    Beijing: China on Saturday said it will go all out in the underwater search for the crashed Malaysian jet even though the hunt for the plane has reached a dead end with no clues emerging so far. The China Maritime Search and Rescue Centre said it dispatched a navy vessel 872,...
  • Full text: MH370 preliminary investigation report May 2, 2014

    The preliminary investigation report on the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 has been made public. The report on the plane that disappeared almost two months ago revealed 90 minutes of wasted effort while controllers looked in the wrong country. Following is the full text of the report: ...
  • Missing Malaysian plane's search area to be expanded April 28, 2014

    Canberra: Australia's prime minister said on Monday that the underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will be expanded. Prime Minister Tony Abbott told reporters in Canberra that the US Navy's Bluefin 21 has finished scouring the initial search area far off the Australian west coast and has not yet...
  • Search for missing Malaysian plane MH370 enters 50th day April 26, 2014

    Perth: The undersea search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is to be extended beyond the small area identified as its most likely resting place as the quest for any sign of the missing plane enters its 50th day on Saturday. The submarine drone Bluefin 21 has so far searched about...
  • Australia rules out link between debris and Malaysian plane April 24, 2014

    Perth/Melbourne: Authorities ruled out any link between debris picked up on an Australian beach and a missing Malaysian jetliner on Thursday as a tropical cyclone again threatened to hamper a 26-nation air, surface and underwater search of the Indian Ocean. The debris, found on Wednesday on a beach at the southern...
  • MH370: Malaysia Airlines to provide financial aid to families April 20, 2014

    Perth: A Malaysian official met on Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued to search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Hamzah Zainuddin met with the passengers'...
  • US submarine search for Malaysian plane to be finished in a week April 19, 2014

    Perth: A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said on Saturday. As the hunt for Flight MH370...
  • Four questions about missing Malaysian plane answered April 19, 2014

    Kuala Lampur: Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers. Samuel Rogers, a 20-year-old German on a backpacking trip, in Bangkok and on his way to...
  • US submarine makes second dive to search for missing Malaysian plane April 16, 2014

    Perth: As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight MH370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting on Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person. The Bluefin 21 submarine surfaced early for the second time in as many missions,...
  • Australia considers deploying undersea robot in hunt for MH370 April 14, 2014

    Sydney/Kuala Lampur: Australian officials leading the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean are weighing when to deploy an underwater robot to aid in the hunt, now in its sixth fruitless week. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared soon after taking off on March 8 from Kuala...
  • Missing Malaysian plane's black box batteries may have died April 13, 2014

    Perth: Following four strong underwater signals in the past week, all has gone quiet in the hunt for the missing Malaysian airline, meaning the batteries on the all-important black boxes may have finally died. Despite having no new pings to go on, crews are continuing their search Sunday for debris and...
  • Co-pilot of missing Malaysian plane made mid-air phone call: report April 12, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: The co-pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines plane made a desperate call from his mobile phone moments before the jet went off the radar with 239 people on board under mysterious circumstances on March 8. The call from co-pilot Fariq Abdul Hamid's phone, however, ended abruptly, but not before contact...
  • Searchers race to find MH370; no new signals heard April 12, 2014

    Perth: With no new underwater signals detected, the search for the missing Malaysian passenger jet resumed on Saturday in a race against time to find its dying black boxes five weeks after families first learned their loved ones never arrived at their destination. The ocean search area has been condensed, as...
  • Australian PM confident signals coming from missing Malaysian plane April 11, 2014

    Perth: Australia's prime minister said on Friday authorities are confident that a series of underwater signals detected in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. Tony Abbott told reporters in Shanghai, China, that search crews had significantly narrowed down the area they were...
  • Malaysia plane hunt resumes amidst optimism over new 'pings' April 10, 2014

    The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner resumed on Thursday with a renewed sense of optimism, after Australian officials said they had detected two new 'ping' signals that may have come from the plane's black box recorders. The mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared more than a month...
  • Underwater pings relocated in hunt for Malaysian jet MH370: Australia April 9, 2014

    Perth: An Australian official says equipment on a ship searching for the missing Malaysian jet has relocated an underwater signal that is consistent with a plane's black boxes. Angus Houston, the head of a joint agency coordinating the search in the southern Indian Ocean, said on Wednesday that the Australian navy's...
  • More ships head to probe signals in missing Malaysian plane search April 6, 2014

    Perth: Naval vessels carrying sophisticated deep-sea black box detectors were rushing to the site of an "important and encouraging" lead in the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner, the head of the multinational search said on Sunday. But retired Australian Air Chief Marshall Angus Houston stressed the two electronic pulses that...
  • Biggest search yet for missing Malaysian jet April 5, 2014

    Four weeks after the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner, searchers on Saturday launched the most intensive hunt yet in the southern Indian Ocean, trying to find the plane's black box recorders before their batteries run out. Up to 10 military planes, three civilian jets and 11 ships will scour a...
  • Missing Malaysian jet: All passengers cleared of any role in hijacking April 2, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: A criminal probe into four specific areas including hijacking and sabotage has cleared all 227 passengers aboard the ill-fated Flight MH370, Malaysian police chief said on Wednesday. Investigators have cleared all 227 passengers of any role in hijacking or sabotage and of having personal or psychological issues that might...
  • No evidence yet but efforts to find missing Malaysian plane ramped up March 30, 2014

    Perth: Australia's prime minister said on Sunday he was hopeful clues will emerge soon to help find Flight MH370 even though searchers again failed to find jet debris, as relatives of Chinese passengers on the plane protested in Malaysia to demand the government apologize over its handling of the search. An...
  • Missing jet: Malaysia says 122 'new objects' found in Indian Ocean March 26, 2014

    Perth: Malaysia says a satellite has captured images of 122 objects in the Indian Ocean that might be from the missing plane. Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says the objects were seen close to where three other satellites previously detected objects. He said Wednesday the sightings together are, "the most credible lead...
  • Malaysian plane crash: What we know, and still don't March 25, 2014

    A summary of the questions answered, and still pending, about the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 after Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's Monday announcement: what we know: The plane crashed: Najib said satellite data showed the flight "ended in the southern Indian Ocean," confirming that the Boeing 777 that disappeared more...
  • MH370 crash: China demands satellite data from Malaysia March 25, 2014

    Beijing: China has demanded Malaysia to provide satellite data which led to its judgement that flight MH370 ended in the Indian Ocean. "We demand the Malaysian side to make clear the specific basis on which they come to this judgement," Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Xie Hangsheng said here last night during...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Search for MH370: Chinese plane crew spots object in Indian Ocean March 24, 2014

    Perth: A Chinese plane crew spotted a white, square-shaped object in an area identified by satellite imagery as containing possible debris from the missing Malaysian airliner, China's media said on Monday, while the United States prepared to move a specialised device that can locate black boxes into the region. The crew...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: Pilots' mental health a concern March 24, 2014

    Dallas: Reinforced doors with keypad entries. Body scanners and pat-downs. Elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom. All those tactics are designed to keep dangerous people out of the cockpit. But what if the pilot is the problem? With no answers yet in the disappearance of Malaysia...