Search Area Expanded for Malaysian Airliner
Malaysia's acting transport minister, Hishammuddin Hussein (C) speaks to the media flanked by (From left) Malaysian Air Force Chief Rozali Daud, Chief of Malaysia Armed Forces Zulkifeli Mohd Zin,Director General of the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Azharuddin Abdul Rahman and MAS Group CEO Ahmad Jauhari Yahya at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on March 12, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Officials have expanded the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 beyond the intended flight path to include the west of Malaysia at the Straits of Malacca as new information surfaces about the time Subang air traffic control lost contact with the aircraft. The flight carrying 239 passengers from Kuala Lumpur to Thailand was reported missing on the morning of March 8 after the crew failed to check in as scheduled.
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