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Old 08 March 2014, 05:32 AM
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Airplane Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane en route to Beijing with 239 aboard

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing, the airline confirmed.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/malaysia...th-239-aboard/
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Old 08 March 2014, 06:35 AM
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Default Malaysian plane crashed off Vietnam coast: state media

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew crashed into the sea 153 miles off the coast of Vietnam's Tho Chu island, according to a Vietnamese navy officer quoted by state media.

http://news.yahoo.com/malaysian-plan...--finance.html
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Old 08 March 2014, 07:19 AM
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Tragic. At work today, (travel agency) we kept waiting for some good news to come through, as there was talk of it making an emergency landing in China.
Sadly it was not so.
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Old 08 March 2014, 12:44 PM
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Default Oil Slick Sighting Is First Sign Malaysia Airlines Plane May Have Crashed

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/09/wo...ight.html?_r=0
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A 12-mile long oil slick spotted between Malaysia and Vietnam Saturday afternoon is thought to be the first sign that a missing Malaysia Airlines flight with 239 people aboard went down in the waters between southernmost Vietnam and northern Malaysia, according to Vietnam’s director of civil aviation.
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Old 08 March 2014, 05:49 PM
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It appears that so far they have only found a oil slick or two, but no wreckage. Airplanes tend to contain a lot of thing that float. So oil does not belong to a airplane that landed in the water that crashed and broke up and then sank. Though the oil may be from dumping fuel (kerosene) before ditch several miles away. If they managed to ditch without braking up and sinking there should be people that got out and into the life rafts safely.

Hopefully we get more answers to what actually happen to the airplane and its passengers other then some report of a oil slick soon.
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Old 08 March 2014, 05:54 PM
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News reports this morning suggested that the US government is investigating it as a possible terrorist attack.
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