Chennai woman on ill-fated plane, family shattered

A 51-year-old woman member of a non-governmental organisation from the city was among the five Indians onboard the ill-fated plane that crashed into sea off Vietnamese coast and her family is shattered by the news.

Vietnam official says missing plane `could have` crashed

A missing Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 239 people "could have" crashed into Malaysian maritime territory, based on calculations provided by Malaysian rescue authorities, a Vietnam navy officer said on Saturday.

Vietnam mounts search for Malaysian airliner carrying 239

Vietnam launched a search effort Saturday after it said a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 people lost contact with traffic controllers near its airspace, as fears mounted over the plane`s fate.

China sends two ships to help in rescue work for missing plane

China has dispatched two maritime rescue ships to the South China Sea to help in rescue work for a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft.

Malaysia Airlines plane presumed crashed, five Indians among 239 feared dead

A Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane carrying 239 people has gone missing after losing contact with Subang Air Traffic Control after leaving Malaysia`s capital Kuala Lumpur early Saturday.