Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that mysteriously disappeared with 239 people on board may have been shot down by the US military fearing a hijack and a 9/11-style attack, a French ex-airline boss has claimed.
The year 2014 turned out to be a turbulent one for Southeast Asia with two plane tragedies and a coup hitting global headlines, even as India's ties with the key region gained momentum with the new Indian government turning the 'Look East' policy into an 'Act East' strategy.
Grieving family members of Chinese passengers from a missing Malaysia Airlines flight protested outside the foreign ministry in Beijing today accusing the government of failing to provide them with regular updates on the search for the aircraft.
The first two convoys -- each comprising four trucks -- with wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July arrived at the Dutch air force base Gilze-Rijenin North Brabant province Tuesday just after 2 p.m.
Malaysians are too "stupid" to manage aviation, the country's former premier Mahathir Mohamad has reportedly said following news that a German is set to head the country's troubled national carrier from next year.
Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 recovered from its crash site in eastern Ukraine will be reassembled for an investigation at a military base in the Netherlands, Dutch authorities said on Monday.
A train carrying the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July arrived Monday in the city of Kharkiv, which is controlled by Ukrainian government forces.
The Hague: The recovery of the wreckage Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be completed in around five days, the Dutch Safety Board, leading the investigation into the crash in eastern Ukraine, has announced.
Daisy Oehlers and Bryce Fredriksz, a Dutch couple in their early 20s, were sitting near the left wing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on their way to a holiday in Bali, when “high energy objects” - as officials later called them - struck the plane over eastern Ukraine.
Australia on Tuesday said it remained committed to searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 after comments by one of the airline`s directors suggesting the plane would be declared officially "lost" angered passengers` families.
Recently discovered remains of some of those on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were flown back to the Netherlands on Saturday, nearly four months after the passenger jet plunged out of the sky over eastern Ukraine.
The remains of the last victims of flight MH17 may never be recovered from the Ukrainian battlefield where their plane was shot down four months ago, the Dutch foreign minister said Saturday, as fighting rumbled on in the east of the country.