Malaysia hires US company to search for MH370 wreckage

Malaysia hires US company to search for MH370 wreckage

Malaysia has said it will pay US company Ocean Infinity up to US$70m if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months.

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Plane debris found in Tanzania part of missing flight MH370

Plane debris found in Tanzania part of missing flight MH370

A wing flap that washed ashore on an island off Tanzania has been identified as belonging to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Missing Malaysian jet search 'in right area'

Missing Malaysian jet search 'in right area'

Australian authorities have said new analysis confirms they have probably been searching in the right place for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane which vanished with 239 people aboard in 2014.

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Russia appeals to UN aviation body to open new MH17 probe

Russia appeals to UN aviation body to open new MH17 probe

Russia has appealed to the International Civil Aviation Organisation to open a new probe into last year’s downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.

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Malaysian team investigating MH370 mystery going to Maldives to inspect debris

Malaysian team investigating MH370 mystery going to Maldives to inspect debris

Malaysia is sending a team to the Maldives to inspect debris found washed up there.

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MH370: France and Malaysia clash over missing plane debris

MH370: France and Malaysia clash over missing plane debris

Malaysia’s claim that more debris linked to missing flight MH370 has washed up on an Indian Ocean island has been disputed by French officials.

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MH370: New debris not a plane part

MH370: New debris not a plane part

An object found on the French island of Reunion has been confirmed as “a domestic ladder” and is not a plane part, amid reports that a new piece of plane debris possibly from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was found on the island.

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Another piece of wreckage found in search for MH370

Another piece of wreckage found in search for MH370

Another piece of aircraft wreckage has been found washed up on an Indian Island.

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Wreckage is from Boeing 777, says Malaysia government official

Wreckage is from Boeing 777, says Malaysia government official

A piece of wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island has been confirmed as coming from a Boeing 777, according to Malaysia's deputy transport minister.

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Investigators analyse wing part in Malaysia Airlines plane search

Investigators analyse wing part in Malaysia Airlines plane search

Investigators are working to identify whether a wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island came from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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MH370 locator beacon battery had run out a year before plane vanished

MH370 locator beacon battery had run out a year before plane vanished

The battery of an underwater locator beacon had expired more than a year before the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished last March, the first comprehensive report into the mystery has revealed.

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MH370 search area may be extended based on new satellite information

MH370 search area may be extended based on new satellite information

A sprawling undersea search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean could be extended further south based on new satellite analysis.

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No trace of Malaysian Airline plane as 330-square-mile search concludes

No trace of Malaysian Airline plane as 330-square-mile search concludes

Investigators with an Australian agency have concluded that the missing Malaysian jet is not within an area thought to be its most likely resting place after an unmanned submersible found no sign of the plane.

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'No value' in Malaysia plane data, says expert

'No value' in Malaysia plane data, says expert

The Malaysian government has released 45 pages of raw satellite data it used to determine that the missing airliner crashed into the southern Indian Ocean.

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Malaysian government releases missing plane's satellite data

Malaysian government releases missing plane's satellite data

The Malaysian government has released 47 pages of raw satellite data used to conclude that the missing Malaysia Airlines jet crashed into the southern Indian Ocean.

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Missing jet satellite data revealed

Missing jet satellite data revealed

Malaysia is to release satellite data used to narrow down the search for the missing airliner to the southern Indian Ocean.

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Australia to expand search for missing Malaysia jet

Australia to expand search for missing Malaysia jet

The underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is to be expanded, Australia’s prime minister has said.

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Shore debris not from missing Malaysian Airlines plane

Shore debris not from missing Malaysian Airlines plane

Debris that washed ashore in south-west Australia is not from the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, experts have said.

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Sub to search for missing plane wreck

Sub to search for missing plane wreck

Search crews will, for the first time, send a sub deep into the Indian Ocean to try and determine whether signals detected by sound-locating equipment are from the missing Malaysian plane’s black boxes, it was announced today.

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Australia's PM confident signals are from missing plane

Australia's PM confident signals are from missing plane

Authorities are confident that a series of underwater signals detected in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Australia’s prime minister has said.

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Search fails to pick up jet 'pings'

Search fails to pick up jet 'pings'

Search crews in the Indian Ocean have failed to pick up more of the faint underwater sounds that may have been from the missing Malaysian jetliner’s black boxes.

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Search official: Most promising lead in plane search

Search official: Most promising lead in plane search

US Navy equipment has picked up signals consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes, an Australian search official said today.

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Airline pulls magazine boasting its pilots 'would never lose a plane'

Airline pulls magazine boasting its pilots 'would never lose a plane'

Southeast Asia’s top budget airline AirAsia has withdrawn its latest inflight magazine and apologised for an offending article boasting that its well-trained pilots would never lose a plane.

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Underwater hunt for jet black boxes

Underwater hunt for jet black boxes

Crews searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet launched a targeted underwater hunt for the plane’s black boxes, with just days left before the devices’ batteries are expected to run out.

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'The Hobbit’ director donates jet to search for missing plane

'The Hobbit’ director donates jet to search for missing plane

Peter Jackson has lent his private jet to the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Search will not stop, Malaysian PM

Search will not stop, Malaysian PM

Malaysia’s prime minister has said the search for the missing airliner will not stop until answers are found, as his Australian counterpart called it “the most difficult in human history”.

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Malaysia PM arrives in Australia

Malaysia PM arrives in Australia

Malaysia’s prime minister has arrived at the Australian air force base serving as a hub for the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Investigators probe Malaysia plane sign-off

Investigators probe Malaysia plane sign-off

Investigators are conducting a forensic examination of the final recorded conversation between ground control and the cockpit of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 before it went missing three weeks ago, the Malaysian government said.

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'Good night Malaysian three-seven-zero': New version of final message

'Good night Malaysian three-seven-zero': New version of final message

The Malaysian government has changed its account of the final voice transmission from the missing jetliner.

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Jet search objects 'not from plane'

Jet search objects 'not from plane'

A cluster of orange objects spotted by a search plane hunting for any trace of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet turned out to be nothing more than fishing equipment, Australian officials have said.

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Abbott: We won't give up plane search

Abbott: We won't give up plane search

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is “an extraordinarily difficult exercise” but it will go on as long as possible, Australia’s prime minister has vowed.

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Search for missing plane 'could take years'

Search for missing plane 'could take years'

The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 could take years, according to US Naval Officer Captain Mark Matthews who is part of the search team on the Indian Ocean.

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Objects spotted in search for missing plane are dead jellyfish

Objects spotted in search for missing plane are dead jellyfish

It has been confirmed that orange objects floating in the water, suspected to be life vests from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, are nothing more than dead jellyfish.

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Chinese relatives demand apology for handling of MH370 search

Chinese relatives demand apology for handling of MH370 search

Several dozen Chinese relatives of passengers on Flight MH370 have demanded that Malaysia apologise for its handling of the search for the missing plane and for the prime minister’s statement saying it crashed in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Australian PM hopeful on jet search

Australian PM hopeful on jet search

Australia’s prime minister has said he is hopeful a clue will emerge soon to narrow the hunt for Flight MH370, as more objects were pulled from the Indian Ocean and checked to see if they were part of the missing plane.

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Jet search plane spots objects bearing colours of the missing plane

Jet search plane spots objects bearing colours of the missing plane

A Chinese military plane scanning part of a search zone for signs of debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has spotted several objects floating in the sea, including two bearing colours of the missing jet.

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Searchers fail to recover debris from Malaysia plane search

Searchers fail to recover debris from Malaysia plane search

No debris spotted in an area off the west coast of Australia has been recovered, a Malaysian minister involved in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has said, adding he hoped for some news soon.

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Plane 'flew faster than first thought'; search area shifts 680 miles north

Plane 'flew faster than first thought'; search area shifts 680 miles north

Air crews have begun searching a new area of the Indian Ocean for signs of the missing Malaysian airliner after new radar data analysis suggested the jet flew faster than originally thought.

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Fresh clues in Malaysia Airlines plane search

Fresh clues in Malaysia Airlines plane search

More satellite images have given searchers new clues in the hunt for the downed Malaysian airliner amid renewed efforts to spot 122 objects seen floating in the turbulent Indian Ocean.

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Satellite images pick up 122 objects in search for missing plane

Satellite images pick up 122 objects in search for missing plane

As the search resumes for the missing Malaysian Airways jet liner in the Indian Ocean, satellite images provided by France have identified 122 objects.

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Malaysia plane search resumes as seas calm

Malaysia plane search resumes as seas calm

The search for the remains of Flight 370 has resumed off western Australia as the weather improved in the Indian Ocean’s remote waters.

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Australian plane spots 'one orange and one grey object' in missing plane search

Australian plane spots 'one orange and one grey object' in missing plane search

An Australian plane has spotted two objects - one circular and grey and the other rectangular and orange - in the hunt for the missing Malaysia plane in the southern Indian Ocean, Australian officials say.

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Australian planes spot two more objects in search for missing plane

Australian planes spot two more objects in search for missing plane

Chinese and Australian planes have spotted several objects in an area identified by multiple satellite images as containing possible debris from the missing Malaysian airliner.

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Chinese crew spot object in search for jet

Chinese crew spot object in search for jet

A Chinese plane crew spotted a white, square-shaped object in an area identified by satellite imagery as containing possible debris from the missing Malaysian airliner.

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'Objects' spotted in plane hunt

'Objects' spotted in plane hunt

France says it has picked up satellite images of objects in a remote patch of the southern Indian Ocean as the search resumed today for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

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Search planes fail to find debris

Search planes fail to find debris

Search planes sent to find objects in the south Indian Ocean which may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet began returning without success today.

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Search resumes for missing plane as China sends ships

Search resumes for missing plane as China sends ships

Search planes joined a freighter to scan rough seas in one of the remotest places on Earth after satellite images detected possible pieces from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

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Missing jet search to resume at first light

Missing jet search to resume at first light

An air search in the southern Indian Ocean for possible objects from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane described as the “best lead” so far ended for the day without success.

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Bad weather hinders Malaysia jet search

Bad weather hinders Malaysia jet search

Efforts to locate objects picked up on satellite pictures, in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, are being hampered by bad weather.

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Air Force jet arrives at area in Indian Ocean where objects were sighted

Air Force jet arrives at area in Indian Ocean where objects were sighted

An Australian Air Force jet has arrived over a stretch of the southern Indian Ocean as the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane enters a new phase.

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Malaysia Airlines plane: 'Credible sighting' of objects in sea

Malaysia Airlines plane: 'Credible sighting' of objects in sea

Four military search planes have been dispatched to try to determine whether two large objects bobbing in a remote part of the Indian Ocean are debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

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Files deleted from flight simulator of missing jet pilot

Files deleted from flight simulator of missing jet pilot

Investigators are trying to restore files deleted last month from the home flight simulator of the pilot aboard the missing Malaysian plane.

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Vanished plane: Thais delayed reporting radar blips

Vanished plane: Thais delayed reporting radar blips

Ten days after a Malaysian jetliner disappeared, Thailand’s military said it saw radar blips that might have been from the missing plane but didn’t report it “because we did not pay attention to it”.

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Malaysia jetliner passenger relatives threaten hunger strike

Malaysia jetliner passenger relatives threaten hunger strike

Angry relatives of passengers on missing Flight MH-370 are threatening to go on hunger strike if they do not get more information from authorities in Malaysia.

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Authorities focus on passenger in search for missing plane

Authorities focus on passenger in search for missing plane

Authorities looking into the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines plane are focusing on a flight engineer.

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Suspicion falls on pilot and co-pilot as search goes on for missing plane

Suspicion falls on pilot and co-pilot as search goes on for missing plane

Australia took the lead in searching for the missing Boeing 777 over the southern Indian Ocean today.

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Officials scour land and sea for vanished Malaysia Airlines plane

Officials scour land and sea for vanished Malaysia Airlines plane

The search for the missing Malaysian flight MH370 has been significantly expanded, with officials admitting they are now scouring land as well as the sea.

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Pilot's flight simulator examined; pilots did not ask to fly together on day plane vanished

Pilot's flight simulator examined; pilots did not ask to fly together on day plane vanished

Malaysian authorities are examining a flight simulator taken from the home of the pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

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Search expanded for plane missing for almost a week

Search expanded for plane missing for almost a week

Malaysian officials have confirmed the search for the missing passenger jet has been expanded into the Indian Ocean.

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Vietnam downgrades search for missing jet

Vietnam downgrades search for missing jet

Vietnam says it has downgraded its search for the missing airliner in the South China Sea and has been asked by Malaysian authorities to consider sending planes and ships to the Strait to Malacca.

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