Malaysia Airlines Plane, Flight 370 To China Lost Radio Contact, Now Missing

By on Mar 8, 2014 in Asia, Travel, World Comments
Malaysia Airlines Flight

Malaysia Airlines Plane
Credit: Francis Silvan / Agence-France Presse

A Malaysia Airlines plane, Flight MH 370 carrying 227 passengers, two infants and 12 crew members was on its way to China when it reportedly lost contact to air traffic control tower on Saturday morning, March 8, 2014. The Malaysia Airlines Flight, Boeing 777-220 plane, was expected to land at Beijing airport at 6:30 a.m. this morning.

Search and rescue teams were already dispatched to determine the exact location of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

According to authorities, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 “plane left Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 00:55 a.m. and lost contact with the air traffic controller at about 02:40 am. Wehave organized a team to help locate the plane.”

As of posting, no details on the identities of the passengers and crew members were released by Malaysia Airlines.

More updates on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 incident can be read here.

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