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Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people aboard crashes into the sea

Kuala Lumpur, March 08, Mohd Aktar: Vietnamese Navy has confirmed that the plane disappeared from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has crashed in the ocean.

Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people aboard crashes into the sea

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According to Ngo Van Phat Admiral, commander of Region 5, military radar showed the plane crashed into the sea about 300 kilometers south of the island of Phu Quoc.

The plane took off from Kuala – Lumpur International Airport at 00:41 and was expected to land in Beijing at 06:30, without emargo disappeared from radar after entering controlled airspace Vietnam. The latest data from the Boeing 777-200 is traveling at 700 meters high and 500 km/h.

“The flight was carrying 227 passengers (including two children) and 12 crew members”, stated the airline.

Passengers were from:

1. China – 152 plus 1 infant
2. Malaysia – 38
3. Indonesia – 12
4. Australia – 7
5. France – 3
6. United States of America – 3 plus 1 infant
7. New Zealand – 2
8. Ukraine – 2
9. Canada – 2
10. Russia – 1
11. Italy – 1
12. Taiwan – 1
13. Netherlands – 1
14. Austria – 1

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A woman cries at Beijing Airport after news of the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane is announced on March 8, 2014
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Family members of those onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight walk into the waiting area at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang March 8, 2014.

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