World News

Search on for Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight



Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing carrying 239 passengers and crew.

The airline says on its Facebook page that it deeply regrets losing all contact with Flight MH370 about two hours after it took off from the Malaysian capital early Saturday morning local time.

The airline says it is working with the search and rescue team to locate the aircraft and is calling the families of the passengers and crew.

China's official Xinhua news agency says contact with the plane was lost in Vietnamese airspace. It says the plane never entered China's air traffic control area.

The plane is a Boeing B777-200.

The most recent accident involving a Boeing 777 was the Asiana Airlines crash at the San Francisco International Airport in July, in which three people died.

Feature Story

FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas.

Mixed Signals on Second Migrant Wave at US Border

The number of Central Americans apprehended at the border peaked in June, but reports from migrants indicate more might be on the way More