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Bodies of MH17 Victims Finally Arrive Home

Malaysia has first-ever day of national mourning

(Newser) - The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine last month arrived home today on the first day of national mourning in the country's history. It was the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the country, which is... More »

Thieves Rip Off $35K From MH370 Passenger Accounts

Suspects have been identified: police chief

(Newser) - Some $35,000 has been withdrawn from the bank accounts of four passengers aboard the lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370—and no, authorities don't believe the passengers are alive and spending big. Malaysia's Star reports fraudsters funneled funds from three passengers' accounts into a fourth, then moved the... More »

Man Has Narrowly Escaped Both Malaysia Air Tragedies

Maarten de Jonge was booked on both flights, changed ticket at last minute

(Newser) - Maarten de Jonge is a lucky man—two times over. The Dutch cyclist had a ticket for not only Thursday's doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but also the still-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Both times, ABC News reports, de Jonge changed his flight at the last minute. The 29-year-old... More »

Officials: Missing Jet Likely on Autopilot

Autopilot deliberately turned on, Australians say

(Newser) - Will Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ever be found? Authorities can't say—but they have found a new place to start looking. Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss says the search will be moved to a fresh area in the southern Indian Ocean, and a report released today by the... More »

Malaysia Air Exec: The Story of That Night

Hugh Dunleavy offers in-depth interview

(Newser) - After Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, the airline's commercial boss and his team were on overdrive: They didn't sleep for 48 hours as they desperately tried to find the plane and field concerns from victims' relatives at the same time. Hugh Dunleavy gives a harrowing account of... More »

MH370 Captain 'Planned Route' to Remote Island

Malaysia investigation focuses on Captain Zaharie Shah, 53

(Newser) - Malaysia's police probe into the downing of flight MH370 has zeroed in on one suspect: the captain, who had plotted a flight path to a remote island on his flight simulator at home, according to a report in the Sunday Times . The investigation doesn't rule out terrorism or... More »

Satellite Firm: MH370 'Hotspot' Was Never Searched

Families still in limbo after more than 100 days

(Newser) - More than 100 days have passed since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 with no trace of wreckage—but the most likely spot has yet to be searched, according to the satellite firm that tracked the flight's route through satellite "pings." Inmarsat says that after signals... More »

Flight 370 Families Start Seeing Money

Initial payments of $50K go out, but more is likely to come

(Newser) - There are still no answers for the families of Flight 370's passengers, but there now is money. Seven families have so far received $50,000 in initial compensation, and Malaysia Airlines' insurer is reviewing the claims of 40 more, the BBC reports. But the Wall Street Journal calls the... More »

Could 'Dull Oomph' Be Clue to Missing Jet?

Undersea receivers picked up mysterious noise

(Newser) - Nearly three months later, we still don't know what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370—but right around the time it vanished on March 8, two undersea receivers in the Indian Ocean recorded a strange, low-frequency noise. "It’s not even really a thump sort of a sound—... More »

Navy Official: Pings Likely Weren't From Flight 370

Australia says search around area pings detected 'completed'

(Newser) - A senior US Navy official has said four pings detected in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 probably didn't come from the jet's black boxes. Speaking with CNN , Michael Dean said countries involved in the search concluded that had the pings come from the jet, searchers would... More »

Malaysia Releases Data on Flight 370's Final Hours

Experts now poring over raw satellite data

(Newser) - The Malaysian government today released 45 pages of raw satellite data it used to determine the flight path of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, information long sought by some of the relatives of the 239 people on board the plane. More than three months after the plane went missing en route... More »

Satellite Firm: We'll Track World's Jets for Free

Firm's data helped narrow search for MH370

(Newser) - The world will never face another mystery like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 again, a British satellite firm promises. The airline industry has resisted the use of satellite tracking because of the costs involved but Inmarsat says it will offer a free tracking service to the world's airlines, using GPS... More »

Flight 370 Search Turns to Mapping Ocean Floor

They hope single firm will take on task

(Newser) - The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is growing, officials say, as searchers prepare to map a wide swath of the ocean floor in a new phase of the effort. "We know very clearly the area of the follow-up search will be even broader , with more difficulties and tougher... More »

Plane Off Radar 17 Minutes Before Malaysia Noticed

Malaysia releases preliminary report 54 days after Flight 370 vanished

(Newser) - The first report on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is out, and it reveals that Malaysian officials didn't notice the plane had disappeared from radar for 17 minutes—and they took four hours to muster an official rescue operation. CNN reports that the plane went off radar... More »

Jet Search Enters Daunting New Phase

Private firms will search massively expanded area

(Newser) - After failing to find any wreckage in the area where pings had been located, the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is entering a daunting and time-consuming new phase, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says. After 52 days of searching, Abbott says officials are "baffled and disappointed" that nothing... More »

Families Hold Airline Workers Hostage Over Flight 370

Angry relatives stage sit-in protest at Malaysian embassy in Beijing

(Newser) - A briefing about Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 became a hostage crisis yesterday when Chinese family members refused to let airline workers leave a Beijing hotel, NBC News reports. About 200 relatives of missing jet passengers took 10 workers hostage for nearly 11 hours at the Lido Hotel, expressing their "... More »

New Scourge of Search for Missing Flight: a Cyclone

As Bluefin-21 finishes two-thirds of search, without success

(Newser) - It's another quiet day in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, beyond the news that as of today the underwater drone on the hunt for its wreckage has now finished two-thirds of its mission without detecting so much as a hint of the jet. NBC News reports... More »

New Pitfall in Hunt for Jet: Sea Is Too Deep

Robot sub forced to return to surface early on first day of undersea search

(Newser) - Yet another setback in the search for Flight 370: The first undersea mission to search for the Malaysia Airlines jet, scheduled to last 16 hours, was cut short after the Bluefin-21 underwater drone exceeded its 2.8-mile operating limit, authorities say. The drone collected around six hours of footage yesterday,... More »

Robot Sub to Search Area 'New to Man' for Jet

Search for pings called off after 6 days with no signal

(Newser) - After six days with no fresh pings detected, the chief of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 says it's time to go underwater. The Bluefin-21 underwater autonomous vehicle will now be deployed to search for wreckage in an area defined by signals picked up last week that are... More »

Australia 'Very Confident' Pings Are From Jet

But no major breakthrough yet, search chief says

(Newser) - Searchers are closing in on the final resting place of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, according to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. He told reporters in China today that authorities are "very confident" pings detected in the Indian Ocean are from the plane's black boxes and the position has... More »

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