7 March, 20:20

Malaysian aircraft feared lost

By VR Web Team

WASHINGTON (VR)– WASHINGTON (VR) – A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft bound for Beijing disappeared from radar today while en route, the airline confirmed in a statement on its Facebook page.

 Flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to the Chinese capital lost contact with Malaysia’s Subang Air Traffic Control at 2.40 a.m. local time March 8. The flight was carrying  227 passengers (including 2 infants) and 12 crew members, according to the statement.

“Malaysia Airlines is currently working with the authorities who have activated their Search and Rescue team to locate the aircraft,” the statement read. The airline promised to provide regular updates on the situation.

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