An adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister says a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people has been shot down over a town in the east of the country.
Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes, an Australian official said Monday, dubbing it “a most promising lead” in the month-long hunt for the vanished plane.
Three separate but fleeting sounds from deep in the Indian Ocean offered new hope Sunday in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as officials rushed to determine whether they were signals from the plane’s black boxes before their beacons fall silent.
A Chinese ship involved in the hunt for the missing Malaysian jetliner reported hearing a “pulse signal” Saturday in southern Indian Ocean waters with the same frequency emitted by the plane’s data recorders, as Malaysia vowed not to give up the search for the jet.
A satellite scanning the Indian Ocean for remnants of a missing jetliner found a possible plane debris field containing 122 objects, a top Malaysian official said Wednesday, calling it “the most credible lead that we have.”
The following is the full statement given late Monday by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who said satellite data showed Flight 370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean:
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean.
Thousands of people are joining the search for that missing plane, and they’re nowhere near Malaysia.
Planes sent Thursday to search the area where Chinese satellite images showed possible debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner found nothing, Malaysia’s civil aviation chief said, deflating the latest lead in the six-day hunt.
There were only a handful of Americans on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing Saturday, but a local woman was one of them.
One of the passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing early Saturday is a Pittsburgh resident.
Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
Officials have confirmed that three people who were on board a plane that crashed in eastern West Virginia did not survive.
A full 24 hours after a small single-engine plane was reported missing en route from West Virginia to Johnstown, there’s still no sign of the aircraft.