Parts Of Missing Malaysian Plane Possibly Burned In Garbage Clean-Up

Réunion Island, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, has become the focal point of global scrutiny as a suspected Boeing 777 flaperon, a tattered suitcase and now a door have emerged from the sea. They’re all suspected clues in the search for MH370, but has more evidence been unknowingly burned in a trash fire?… »8/02/15 11:40am8/02/15 11:40am

How We'll Find Out If the Discovered Plane Wreckage Is Part of MH370

It’s been nearly a year and a half since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared and investigators finally have their first big lead in the search. A piece of an aircraft’s wing—a flaperon, to be specific—washed up on Réunion Island, east of Madagascar, some 3000 miles away from where investigators were looking. But… »8/01/15 9:00am8/01/15 9:00am

Malaysia Airlines Passenger Jet Downed by Missile Over Ukraine, 298 Dead

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was carrying 298 passengers and crew, was shot down today along the border between Ukraine and Russia. The news was first reported by the Russian news agency Interfax and was confirmed later this afternoon by Joe Biden. All aboard the plane have died. »7/17/14 12:04pm7/17/14 12:04pm

What Will We Find On Passengers' Cell Phones From Flight MH370?

Bearing in mind that CNN is the same network that suggested Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 might have flown into a black hole, it was nonetheless interesting to hear the network speculate that the cell phones of the flight's passengers might hold an archive of unsent emails, texts, photos, and videos of whatever… »4/13/14 1:00pm4/13/14 1:00pm

Malaysia Air Officials: MH370 Is Lost Because Nothing Else Makes Sense

In two separate press conferences early this morning, the Australian Defense Minister and the CEO of Malaysia Airlines reiterated that flight MH370 is lost with no survivors, mirroring the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razik's announcement not 24 hours earlier. But both added one troubling addition: They've come to… »3/25/14 1:58am3/25/14 1:58am

Malaysia Airlines Flight Carrying 239 Vanishes Off Coast of Vietnam

Friday afternoon, at about 1:40 pm EST, a passenger jet flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared from radar screens and lost radio contact with air traffic control. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which was scheduled to land four hours later, was carrying 227 passengers, including two infants, and 12 crew members. »3/08/14 10:53am3/08/14 10:53am