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 12:04pm 7/17/14 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 1:00pm 4/13/14 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 1:58am 3/25/14 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 10:53am 3/08/14 10:53am