Report:Malaysia briefs passengers' families before announcement on missing plane

By REUTERS
March 24, 2014 15:52

 
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian authorities are briefing families of passengers of a jetliner missing for more than two weeks before an announcement due by Prime Minister Najib Razak just minutes away, a government official said.

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished from civilian radar screens less than an hour after take-off from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing with 239 people on board on March 8.

No confirmed sighting of the plane has been made since.

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