KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysia Airlines plane missing in the South China Sea for a day may have turned back before losing contact, an official said on Sunday.
There were indications that the Boeing 777-200 passenger jet bound for Beijing turned around shortly before disappearing near the border between Malaysian and Vietnamese airspace, Malaysian armed forces chief Zulkifeli Zin told reporters.
The area for search and rescue operations had been expanded to allow for the possibile change of course, he said.
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