Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370


Wild weather delays completion of MH370 search

Jun 08, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Australia which is leading the search also warns that weather conditions may worsen further in the coming months

epa05200237 A candelight is seen against a commemorative placard for the missing passengers of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 , outside a church at Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 08 March 2016. Malaysia has not given up on finding the remains of missing flight MH370 within the current search remit, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on 08 March 2016, on the second anniversary of the flight's disappearance. Relatives of those on board have expressed concern that authorities might call off the search before the wreck and their loved ones' remains are located. The most extensive search in aviation history has failed to locate Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which went missing on 08 March 2014 while en route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing, China, with 239 passengers and crew on board. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing on 08 March 2014 while en route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing, China, with 239 passengers and crew on board. Its search is the most expensive and expansive in aviation history. EPA/FAZRY ISMAIL

Possible MH370 debris arrives in Malaysia for analysis

Mar 10, 2016 - 9:08 PM

An initial investigation will be conducted in Malaysia before deeper analysis in Australia

Joao de Abreu, President of Mozambique's Civil Aviation Institute (IACM), holds a piece of suspected aircraft wreckage found off the east African coast of Mozambique at Mozambique's Civil Aviation Institute (IACM) in Maputo on March 3, 2016. A hunk of suspected aircraft wreckage found off the east African coast will be sent to Australia where experts will examine whether it is a new piece in the puzzle of missing flight MH370, officials said. The fragment was reportedly found near Mozambique and could provide clues in the huge and costly Australia-led investigation into what happened to the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly two years ago.  / AFP / ADRIEN BARBIER

Two years on, MH370 kin want search extended

Mar 06, 2016 - 10:43 PM

We are fighting to search on because our loved ones are not home yet So how can we say it s the end?

epa05197357 A woman writes messages for the passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on a banner during a remembrance ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 06 March 2016. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared on 08 March 2014, after changing course in a 'deliberate action', according to experts, only forty minutes after taking off from Kuala Lumpur en route to Beijing with 239 people on board including the crew and passengers. EPA/FAZRY ISMAIL

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No answers, only hope as MH370 China father heads home

May 03, 2014 - 12:36 PM

Yan Jiacheng refuses to accept that he may have spent his last Chinese New Year with his son

MH370 remains a mystery as Malaysia releases report

May 01, 2014 - 8:59 PM

2nd UPDATE The report does not contain any information from an ongoing Malaysian police investigation into whether a criminal act such as terrorism was to blame

THE LAST MH370. Malaysia Airlines retires flight number MH370 and MH371.Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Malaysia Airlines to end hotel stays for MH370 families

May 01, 2014 - 8:48 PM

UPDATED The airline also had provided psychiatric support at hotels for families trying to cope with the tragedy

GOING HOME. In this photo, Chinese relatives of the passengers on missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 arrive for a Buddhist Mass Prayer in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 6, 2014. File photo by Ahmad Yusni/AHMAD YUSNI

Planes head home as MH370 search scaled back

Apr 30, 2014 - 4:43 PM

Despite the failure to find wreckage authorities insist they are looking in the right area

SCALED BACK. After seven weeks of unsucessful searching the international air effort to find parts of the plane has been stopped on 28 April. File photo by LSIS James Whittle/Australian Department of Defense/EPA

Malaysia to open new budget airport in MH370 shadow

Apr 30, 2014 - 1:30 PM

The new Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 budget terminal will begin operations May 2 with an initial 56 flights

Australia dismisses MH370 claims by exploration firm

Apr 30, 2014 - 11:57 AM

Marine exploration company GeoResonance says its research using images from satellites and aircraft had identified elements on the ocean floor consistent with material from a plane

Security expert on MH370: Cyber threats a possibility

Apr 06, 2014 - 3:17 PM

A security expert says cyber attacks are an emerging threat to aviation security

Chinese ship finds 'pulse signal', but no confirmation if linked to MH370

Apr 05, 2014 - 8:59 PM

A Chinese ship searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 detected a pulse signal in the southern Indian Ocean but it was not yet clear whether it was linked to MH370

STILL SEARCHING. This handout photo taken on April 1, 2014 by Australian Defence shows HMAS Toowoomba (bottom) conducting a replenishment at sea with HMAS Success (top) during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Photo from AFP/ Australian Defence/ Abis Chris Beerens

Malaysia corrects last words from Flight MH370

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:26 AM

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 s last words may not be the ones previously mentioned

STILL SEARCHING. This picture taken on March 24, 2014 shows crew members on board an RAAF AP-3C Orion crossing the coast of Perth, having just completed an 11 hour search mission for missing Malaysia Airways flight MH370 before landing at the RAAF Pearce airbase in Perth. Photo by Richard Wainwright/AFP photo/Pool

MH370 search looks for debris breakthrough in new area

Mar 29, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Authorities say items sighted could not be verified as coming from MH370 until they were physically examined

'Increasing hope' of solving MH370 mystery: Australian PM

Mar 23, 2014 - 7:47 AM

Australian PM Tony Abbott voiced increasing hope of discovering the missing plane after unidentified debris was sighted in the search zone

HOPE. Australian PM Tony Abbott says there's 'increasing hope' in solving the MH370 mystery. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

China finds no terror link to nationals on Malaysia plane

Mar 18, 2014 - 1:53 PM

China said intelligence checks of its 153 Chinese passengers revealed no red flags

WAITING FOR WORD. Relatives of passengers of a missing Malaysia Airlines plane gather at a television viewing area to watch news programs in a hotel in Beijing, China, March 17, 2014. Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Angry relatives cling to hope missing Malaysia jet hijacked

Mar 14, 2014 - 8:50 PM

Relatives of passengers from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight cling to hopes the aircraft might have been hijacked and their loved ones are alive