Malaysia Airlines mystery

Mar 09, 2014, 10:38 AM IST
A Malaysian police officer checks a passenger`s identification documents at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Sunday, March 9, 2014. Planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for a Malaysian jetliner missing with 239 people on board for more than 24 hours, while Malaysian aviation authorities investigated how two passengers were apparently able to get on the aircraft using stolen passports.
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A Malaysian police officer checks a passenger`s identification documents at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Sunday, March 9, 2014. Planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for a Malaysian jetliner missing with 239 people on board for more than 24 hours, while Malaysian aviation authorities investigated how two passengers were apparently able to get on the aircraft using stolen passports.

A passenger checks in at a Malaysia Airlines counter at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia. Planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for a Malaysian jetliner missing with 239 people on board for more than 24 hours, while Malaysian aviation authorities investigated how two passengers were apparently able to get on the aircraft using stolen passports.
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A passenger checks in at a Malaysia Airlines counter at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia. Planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for a Malaysian jetliner missing with 239 people on board for more than 24 hours, while Malaysian aviation authorities investigated how two passengers were apparently able to get on the aircraft using stolen passports.

A Chinese relative of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, center, cries as she is escorted by a woman while leaving a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane, in Beijing, China.
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A Chinese relative of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, center, cries as she is escorted by a woman while leaving a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane, in Beijing, China.

A Chinese relative of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane cries as she leaves a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane, in Beijing, China.
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A Chinese relative of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane cries as she leaves a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane, in Beijing, China.

A Chinese relative of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, center, cries as she arrives with others to a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane, in Beijing, China.
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A Chinese relative of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, center, cries as she arrives with others to a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane, in Beijing, China.

A Chinese woman who identified herself as Miss Nan, whose husband and brother where among the passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane speaks to the media outside a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane, in Beijing, China.
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A Chinese woman who identified herself as Miss Nan, whose husband and brother where among the passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane speaks to the media outside a hotel room for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane, in Beijing, China.

Malaysia`s Department of Civil Aviation director general Azharuddin Abdul Rahman speaks about the missing Malaysian Airlines plane during a press conference at a hotel in Sepang, Malaysia.   An international fleet of planes and ships scouted the waters between Malaysia and Vietnam for any clues to the fate of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777, which disappeared less than an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur bound for Beijing on Saturday, March 8.
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Malaysia`s Department of Civil Aviation director general Azharuddin Abdul Rahman speaks about the missing Malaysian Airlines plane during a press conference at a hotel in Sepang, Malaysia. An international fleet of planes and ships scouted the waters between Malaysia and Vietnam for any clues to the fate of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777, which disappeared less than an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur bound for Beijing on Saturday, March 8.

Narendran, husband of one of the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft Chandrika Sharma, speaks to the media with their daughter Meghna, right, sitting beside in Chennai.
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Narendran, husband of one of the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft Chandrika Sharma, speaks to the media with their daughter Meghna, right, sitting beside in Chennai.

Photographs showing one of the passengers of the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft Chandrika Sharma, left, her husband Narendran and daughter Meghna, are displayed during a press conference in Chennai.
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Photographs showing one of the passengers of the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft Chandrika Sharma, left, her husband Narendran and daughter Meghna, are displayed during a press conference in Chennai.

Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik creates a sculpture depicting the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft on the beach in Puri, India.
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Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik creates a sculpture depicting the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft on the beach in Puri, India.

In this March 9, 2014 satellite image seen on the website of the Chinese State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, floating objects are seen at sea next to the red arrow which was added by the source. China`s Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday that the images show suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner floating off the southern tip of Vietnam.
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In this March 9, 2014 satellite image seen on the website of the Chinese State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, floating objects are seen at sea next to the red arrow which was added by the source. China`s Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday that the images show suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner floating off the southern tip of Vietnam.

Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet, MH370, grieve after being told of the latest news in Beijing.
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Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet, MH370, grieve after being told of the latest news in Beijing.

A sympathy message is displayed at the webpage of the Malaysia Airlines website, in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur.
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A sympathy message is displayed at the webpage of the Malaysia Airlines website, in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur.

Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines, MH370 grieve after being told of the latest news in Beijing.
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Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines, MH370 grieve after being told of the latest news in Beijing.

A woman waits outside a room amongst journalists waiting for relatives of the Chinese passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane at a hotel in Beijing.
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A woman waits outside a room amongst journalists waiting for relatives of the Chinese passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane at a hotel in Beijing.

A relative of one of the Chinese passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet, MH370 grieves after being told of the latest news in Beijing, China.
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A relative of one of the Chinese passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet, MH370 grieves after being told of the latest news in Beijing, China.

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks during a press conference for the missing Malaysia Airlines, flight MH370, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, Najib said Monday.
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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks during a press conference for the missing Malaysia Airlines, flight MH370, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, Najib said Monday.