Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777-200ER has crashed near Vietnam
Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has crashed 153 miles off of Vietnam’s Tho Chu island- the Vietnamese Navy confirms.
The flight, operating Kuala Lumpur (airport code: KUL) to Beijing (airport code: PEK), disappeared and “lost contact” with the airline according to AFP. Malaysia is currently working with Search and Rescue officials to locate.
The plane lost contact approximately two hours in to the usually six-hour flight.
We are deeply saddened by this incident and await the results of the accident investigation. The plane believed to be involved is 9M-MRO, a Boeing 777-200ER delivered in May of 2002.