Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 flew for hours on autopilot before running out of fuel over the vast Indian Ocean and crashing, a team of international investigators searching for the plane now believe.
Malaysia Airlines did not realize Flight 370 was missing until 17 minutes after the jetliner disappeared from radar and did not begin searching for the plane for another four hours, authorities said.
International search teams trying to figure out the fate of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 plan to check out a report from an Australian company that says it detected what could be a commercial airliner on the Indian Ocean floor near Bangladesh.
An international aerial search involving more than a dozen planes looking for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was called off Monday but high-tech underwater search operations are being expanded, Australian officials leading the effort said Monday.
Searchers trying to locate a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that vanished last month with more than 200 passengers heard two new signals Tuesday that might be from the missing plane's flight data recorders.
Just when it looked as if international teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet were closing in on their target in the Indian Ocean, an Australian vessel with a high-tech listening device reported a second signal a substantial distance away.
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05:15 GMT - Sympathy - My colleague Julia Zappei in Kuala Lumpur says the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has tweeted " My thoughts and prayers are with the family members of flight #MH370.
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Sign posted at Mount Silam last month reads "Pray for MH370" at "Tower of Heaven"on Mount Silam.
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U.S. Airways jets are lined up at Reagan National Airport
A US Navy Towed Pinger Locator, similar to the one being used in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, is seen on a ship near Washington, D.C., in 2011.
Passengers disembarking at Vancouver from Lockheed Electra 10A of Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) 1939
Sailors aboard the Australian Navy ship Ocean Shield deploy the Bluefin 21 underwater search vehicle as part of efforts to find the Malaysian Airlines jet that disappeared March 8 with 239 passengers and crew.
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Air crews and officials who participated in the unsuccessful search for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 pose for a photograph Tuesday on the tarmac at Royal Australian Air Force base Pearce, just north of Perth.
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U.S. Navy air crewman Clayton Wirth brings up a life jacket found in the Indian Ocean in March during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
The US Navy's towed pinger locator and other ocean search and recovery equipment wait in a cargo plane at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on March 24 before being sent to the Indian Ocean to help search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.