Missing plane may have turned back | Bangkok Post: Most recent

Most Recent >

Missing plane may have turned back

  • Published: | Viewed: 6,345 | Comments: 4
  • Online news:
  • Writer: dpa
- +

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.

Keep up-to-date with the latest on coup d'etat with Bangkok Post SMS News. Call *451391000 to subscribe – 39 baht/month (7 days free, available in Thailand only) Bangkok Post SMS News: Deliver only trustworthy news on SMS

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

4 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments