Malaysian plane shot down by Buk missile: Ukrainian adviser to Ifax

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Malaysian plane shot down by Buk missile: Ukrainian adviser to Ifax

An Airbus A380, owned by Malaysia Airlines, lands ahead of the Farnborough Airshow 2012 in southern England July 8, 2012.

KIEV, July 17 (Reuters) – A Malaysian passenger plane that came down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday was shot down by a Buk ground-to-air missile, a Ukrainian interior ministry official, quoted by Interfax news agency said.

The official, Anton Gerashchenko, said all the 280 passengers and 15 crew had been killed.

(Writing by Richard Balmforth; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

This is a breaking story. Please check back for updates. The previous story and alerts are below.

KIEV, July 17 (Reuters) – A Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday, the Interfax news agency cited an aviation industry source as saying.

The Boeing plane was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, it said. Reuters could not immediately confirm the report.

The Interfax report said the plane came down 50 km (20 miles) short of entering Russian airspace. It “began to drop, afterwards it was found burning on the ground on Ukrainian territory,” the unnamed source said.

The plane appeared to have come down in a region of military action where Ukrainian government forces are battling pro-Russian separatists.

A separate unnamed source in the Ukrainian security apparatus, quoted by Interfax, said the plane disappeared from radar at a height of 10,000 metres after which it came down near the town of Shakhtyorsk.

Alerts:

  • Malaysia Airlines Twitter feed says airline has lost contact with Flight MH17 from Amsterdam
  • Malaysia Airlines and the Malaysian Ministry of Transport said on Thursday they had no information about any airliner that may have been crashed over Ukraine.
  • 280 passengers, 15 crew died on plane, says Ukrainian Interior Ministry adviser quoted by Interfax.
  • Malaysian plane was brought down by a Buk ground-to-air missile – Interior Ministry adviser, quoted by Interfax

(Reporting by Alissa de Carbonnel; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

ALERT RUSSIAN BOMBERS FLY WITHIN 50 MILES OF CALIFORNIA AND ALASKA COAST!

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Russian TU-95 Bear H / APThats right, you did read that right. Russia was doing a drill on bombing the USA. All while you have US soldiers going into the military hearing that you will be fighting Russians in Russia. So that being said every time a bomber flies by the US it makes a lot of peoples skin crawl, because this is just how close we are to a war. Most don’t believe we are in a cold war with Russia. However we are. We are in an economic war, a cyber war and that all sums up to a cold war. It is intense because of all the things that come from Russia have almost wiped the US power grid and communications off line. For example back in the beginning of this crisis there where maybe about 90,000 cyber attacks an hour, now its more like 1,770,500,00. According to web monitor. With all the evidence it is clear we will be at war soon. For more information please watch freedomfighters2127 video.


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CHINA SENDS NUCLEAR SUBS TO SOUTH SEA, UKRAINE GAS DEAD LINE IS DRAWING NEAR THERE IS A MUCH BIGGER CONSEQUENCE THAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT!

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Tying China and Ukraine together!

The escalation is increasing in the South China Sea dispute. The recent acts by China are drawing the US and the rest of the world into it as well. All while this seems like the new situation on the horizon, don’t forget about Ukraine. The gas deadline in Ukraine is 2 days away and there is a hidden situation that will be detrimental to Europe. What no one is saying is that if Ukraine does not pay Gazprom the debt then they shut off the gas not only to Ukraine but also Europe and if this takes place be on high alert for a “gas war”. When gasRussia and China made the decision to go ahead and build the pipe line something else took place, and that was an attack on the US Petrodollar. With this attack we saw China and Russia join sides against the USA, now with all of this we can begin to see the alliances and the enemy’s. Russia and China are gathering there countries to wage war against not only the US but also all of Europe. Clearly this is World War 3 and it is knocking on our doorsteps. Thinking from Ukraine’s point of view, if they pay Gazprom then Russia ultimately holds the keys to their way of life, and will continue to hold the keys. Just like most people don’t know that if Russia really wanted to damage the US all they have to do is stop the sale of Uranium to the US and most of the US would be in a blackout, this is another form of an attack from Russia. So to fight the control, they stop paying Russia. However there is another problem here, Ukraine and Europe have no way to make up the amount of Natural gas lost if they stop paying Russia. This being said, the EU and Ukraine are screwed and will have no choice other than to wage a “gas war” with Russia.

Some have said that the US could pick up the slack in Natural gas, this is untrue because the ground can’t take that much Fracking, the US would split. So what else comes into play is China. Not only is China now extremely wealthy with Russian gas after this massive deal. They also are dominating control over the South China Sea which is extremely rich in resources, oil, and natural gas. So when this all began was when China closed off the South China Sea to all other countries. Now we throw in the latest threat from China, the 3 nuclear submarines doing patrols all over the South China Sea. When you paint the full picture it makes sense! China controls the only other way the US can compensate for the loss of gas and resources from Russia. With enough push from the IMF the US could be forced to also wage “gas war” with China, which we are already seeing the US try and attack through Vietnam, but China will not have that as they smash fishing boats and patrol nuclear weapons through the South China Sea!

Looking at the entire situation, if Ukraine doesn’t pay Gazprom then things go wrong. If Ukraine does pay the IMF bows down to BRICS and they will begin more attacks on the dollar as they make heavy weight moves against the Petrodollar. All cards are almost on the table, for more information please watch this video by FreedomFighters2127

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my friend. Come into my heart, Lord Jesus, and set me free
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Thank you Lord Jesus Christ
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BREAKING: RAPPER MOS DEF BANNED FROM USA! THE Gold dash has begun, currency collapse is right around the corner!

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China and Russia are now beginning to worry about how much gold they have in their reserves. Russia dumped quite a large amount of US treasuries to buy gold. China has been buying gold like crazy, almost to the point that they are struggling to keep going as a country. The reasoning behind these massive gold purchases and metal movements is because when the reset happens the next currency will be backed by gold, oil, and more commodities and resources; and not by debt like the petrodollar. The current status of the USA is that bad leadership has led us to be over our heads in debt. Watching as fire is being lit on the US currency is a sad thing. Good people in this country are being screwed by a corrupt government and a bad financial system. No matter how you look at it, the US is in the business of stealing, killing, drug dealing, and child trafficking, (all behind closed doors of course) so that being said its no wonder Putin is locking down his gold reserves.

As we see Russia and China join together against the US, they not only are going to be trading natural gas, but other items as well. Putin in a recent statement said “And we together need to think of how to do that keeping in mind the uneasy situation in the global economy.” When leaders of countries are also saying the same thing that conspiracy theorists and alternative media is saying about a collapse of the dollar or a reset coming in the near future; you have to be getting the drift that something is massively wrong with this country as a whole. Not even this country alone but the global economy is sitting on the teetering edge of a collapse and only few leaders are able and willing to admit it.

In recent news RT posted an article titled “China urges banks to remove IBM servers over espionage concerns – report” So as you can see, the US is continuing to drift into the abyss of stealing information, cyber spying, espionage, cyber and currency war. This economic war is not just with one country but with the rest of the non-western world. It does not help having a president who is also hand in hand with those that want to see our freedom destroyed! For all the facts and more information please watch the video below by FreedomFighters2127.

 

RUSSIAN GAS DEAL FAILED AS KIEV SAYS WE WILL PAY DEBT! MILITARY DRILLS CONTINUE WITH CHINA AND RUSSI

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The anticipation of this massive blow to the dollar is still coming and just because this deal wasn’t singed now does not mean it won’t be signed in the near future if Kiev doesn’t pay their bills to Russia. Given the fact that both of those two key things took place almost at the same time the US must have felt the heat of how close Russia and China are to getting rid of the dollar! As the world begins to deform itself because of the sins on the surface and the murders and blood over runs these very streets we will see the coming about’s the New World Order very shortly!

 

U.S. Investigators Suspect Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Flew On for Hours

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Updated March 13, 2014 4:17 a.m. ET

 

U.S. investigators suspect that Malaysia Airlines 3786.KU -4.08% Flight 370 stayed in the air for about four hours past the time it reached its last confirmed location, according to two people familiar with the details, raising the possibility that the plane could have flown on for hundreds of additional miles under conditions that remain murky.

Aviation investigators and national security officials believe the plane flew for a total of five hours, based on data automatically downloaded and sent to the ground from the Boeing Co. BA 0.00% 777′s engines as part of a routine maintenance and monitoring program.

That raises a host of new questions and possibilities about what happened aboard the widebody jet carrying 239 people, which vanished from civilian air-traffic control radar over the weekend, about one hour into a flight to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.

(Follow the latest developments in the search for missing Flight 370.)

WSJ has confirmed that the pilot had the ability to manually turn off the transponder on Flight MH370. Why is the transponder so significant? WSJ’s Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer.

U.S. investigators and national security officials suspect Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 stayed in the air for about four hours after reaching its last confirmed location, based on engine data sent to the ground from the Boeing aircraft. Jeffrey Ng speaks with the WSJ’s Jon Ostrower about this major development.

Six days after the mysterious disappearance prompted a massive international air and water search that so far hasn’t produced any results, the investigation appears to be broadening in scope.

U.S. counterterrorism officials are pursuing the possibility that a pilot or someone else on board the plane may have diverted it toward an undisclosed location after intentionally turning off the jetliner’s transponders to avoid radar detection, according to one person tracking the probe.

The investigation remains fluid, and it isn’t clear whether investigators have evidence indicating possible terrorism or sabotage. So far, U.S. national security officials have said that nothing specifically points toward terrorism, though they haven’t ruled it out.

But the huge uncertainty about where the plane was headed, and why it apparently continued flying so long without working transponders, has raised theories among investigators that the aircraft may have been commandeered for a reason that appears unclear to U.S. authorities. Some of those theories have been laid out to national security officials and senior personnel from various U.S. agencies, according to one person familiar with the matter.

At one briefing, according to this person, officials were told investigators are actively pursuing the notion that the plane was diverted “with the intention of using it later for another purpose.”

As of Wednesday it remained unclear whether the plane reached an alternate destination or if it ultimately crashed, potentially hundreds of miles from where an international search effort has been focused.

In those scenarios, neither mechanical problems, pilot mistakes nor some other type of catastrophic incident caused the 250-ton plane to mysteriously vanish from radar.

The latest revelations come as local media reported that Malaysian police visited the home of at least one of the two pilots.

A Malaysia Airlines official declined to comment. A Boeing executive who declined to be named would not comment except to say, “We’ve got to stand back from the front line of the information.”

The engines’ onboard monitoring system is provided by their manufacturer, Rolls-Royce RR.LN -2.32% PLC, and it periodically sends bursts of data about engine health, operations and aircraft movements to facilities on the ground.

“We continue to monitor the situation and to offer Malaysia Airlines our support,” a Rolls-Royce representative said Wednesday, declining further comment.

“The disappearance is officially now an accident and all information about this is strictly handled by investigators,” said a Rolls-Royce executive who declined to be named, citing rules of the International Civil Aviation Organization, a United Nations agency.

As part of its maintenance agreements, Malaysia Airlines transmits its engine data live to Rolls-Royce for analysis. The system compiles data from inside the 777′s two Trent 800 engines and transmits snapshots of performance, as well as the altitude and speed of the jet.

Those snippets are compiled and transmitted in 30-minute increments, said one person familiar with the system. According to Rolls-Royce’s website, the data is processed automatically “so that subtle changes in condition from one flight to another can be detected.”

The engine data is being analyzed to help determine the flight path of the plane after the transponders stopped working. The jet was originally headed for China, and its last verified position was half way across the Gulf of Thailand.

A total flight time of five hours after departing Kuala Lumpur means the Boeing 777 could have continued for an additional distance of about 2,200 nautical miles, reaching points as far as the Indian Ocean, the border of Pakistan or even the Arabian Sea, based on the jet’s cruising speed.

 

Earlier Wednesday, frustrations over the protracted search for the missing plane mounted as both China and Vietnam vented their anger over what they viewed as poor coordination of the effort.

Government conflicts and national arguments over crises are hardly unique to the Flight 370 situation, but some air-safety experts said they couldn’t recall another recent instance of governments’ publicly feuding over search procedures during the early phase of an international investigation.

Authorities on Wednesday radically expanded the size of the search zone, which already was proving a challenge to cover effectively, but the mission hadn’t turned up much by the end of the fifth day.

Also on Wednesday, a Chinese government website posted images from Chinese satellites showing what it said were three large objects floating in an 8-square-mile area off the southern tip of Vietnam. The objects were discovered on Sunday , according to the website, which didn’t say whether the objects had been recovered or examined.

Ten countries were helping to scour the seas around Malaysia, including China, the U.S. and Vietnam. Taiwanese vessels are expected to be on the scene by Friday, with India and Japan having also agreed to join the search soon.

In all, 56 surface ships were taking part in the search, according to statements issued by the contributing governments, with Malaysia providing 27 of them. In addition, 30 fixed-wing aircraft were also searching, with at least 10 shipboard helicopters available, mostly in the waters between Malaysia and Vietnam.

China’s government was especially aggrieved. More than 150 of the 239 people on board are Chinese, and family members in Beijing have at times loudly expressed their frustration over the absence of leads.

More than a dozen Chinese diplomats met with Malaysian authorities in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday as tension grew over the search.

“At present there’s a lot of different information out there. It’s very chaotic and very hard to verify,” foreign ministry spokesman Qin Gang said in a regular press briefing. “We’ve said as long as there is a shred of hope, you can’t give up.”

The day before, Beijing pointedly pressed Malaysia to accelerate its investigation, which has been hampered by false leads on suspected debris and conflicting reports on radar tracking.

Vietnam on Wednesday suspended its search flights after conflicting reports from Malaysia that authorities had tracked the plane to the Strait of Malacca before it disappeared.

Gen. Rodzali Daud, Malaysia’s air force chief, denied saying he had told local media that military radar facilities had tracked the plane there, saying they were still examining all possibilities. Vietnam later resumed normal search sweeps.

Malaysian authorities divided the search area into several sectors on either side of the country, as well as areas on land.

U.S. investigators suspect that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 stayed in the air for about four hours after it disappeared from radar. The WSJ’s Jeffrey Ng talks to the head of the School of Aviation at the University of New South Wales, Jason Middletown, about the data transmitted by aircraft engines.

The challenge, said Lt. David Levy, a spokesman for the U.S. Navy’s Seventh Fleet, isn’t so much coordination as the sheer size of the area involved. The search grids are up to 20 miles by 120 miles, and ships and aircraft employ an exhaustive methodical pattern “like mowing your lawn” in their search for the plane, he said.

U.S. defense officials sought to play down any suggestion that the Malaysian government was doing a poor job with the search.

“It is not unusual for searches to take a long time, especially when you are working with limited data,” one official said.

Aviation experts say the absence of an electronic signal from the plane before it disappeared from radar screens makes it difficult to pin down possible locations. Some radar data suggested the Boeing 777 might have tried to turn back to Kuala Lumpur before contact was lost, a detail that prompted a search for the plane on both sides of the Malaysian peninsula.

A U.S. Navy P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft has been searching the northern Strait of Malacca, west of Malaysia, while destroyers USS Kidd and USS Pinckney have been deploying helicopters in the Gulf of Thailand to the east.

So far the U.S., like other nations taking part in the search, has had no success. Many aviation experts are concluding that searchers may not have been looking in the right places. Even if the plane broke up in midair, it would have left telltale traces of debris in the ocean. The cracks now emerging between some of the participants in the search could make it even more difficult.

Diplomatic feuds over air disasters have generally erupted over the conclusions of the investigations, long after the initial search is over.

The results of the 1999 crash of an Egyptair Boeing 767 en route to Egypt from New York, which killed 217 people, spawned a dispute between Washington and Cairo that strained ties for years. The National Transportation Safety Board concluded the plane’s co-pilot purposely put the twin-engine jet into a steep dive and then resisted efforts by the captain to recover control before the airliner slammed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Nantucket. Egyptian authorities insisted the evidence indicated mechanical failure.

Earlier, Washington and Paris butted heads over the investigation into the 1994 crash of a French-built American Eagle commuter turboprop near Roselawn, Ind. The French objected to the NTSB’s conclusions that French regulators failed to take actions that could have prevented the accident.

Earlier this week, Malaysian investigators said they were expanding their investigation to encompass the possibility of hijack or sabotage, and possible personal or psychological problems of the crew and passengers. But Malaysian officials haven’t discussed transmissions regarding engine operations or offered any explanation for the primary and backup transponders’ not working.

—Jon Ostrower, Trefor Moss, Gaurav Raghuvanshi, Josh Chin and Jeremy Page contributed to this article.

Sources Warn! Malaysia 370 Stealth EMP Attack – Investigators Actively Pursuing ‘Diversion Plan’

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Before It’s News just received an urgent email from someone whom we consider a very trusted source warning that there is now a ‘strong possibility’ according to several retired US Military officers that the missing Malaysian 370 was being prepared to be used as an EMP ‘stealth’ weapon to attack America. We’ve also been warned that this airplane was likely being repainted and its transponder being altered to fake both its’ origin as well as its’ destination, making Malaysia 370 the ultimate stealth weapon. The tweet below confirms via the Wall Street Journal that investigators are now actively pursuing this notion. This information can also be confirmed here. Much more below including a brand new video report on this story from Susan Duclos.

I just received a phone call from someone I trust that rocked me to my core, regarding a possible scenario to be played out with this missing airliner, Malaysia Flight 370.

The prospect, regarded as a strong possibility by three retired flag officers, is to offload the passengers at a military hangar, load a neutron bomb (EMP weapon) aboard, re-load passengers, and fly it at high altitude over the United States for detonation.

You understand the ramifications of this. Stay alert and be prepared for the possibility of the effects of such a plan, should it be brought to fruition.

Hope and pray for the best, and prepare for the worst.

SEARCH WIDENED FOR THE MISSING PLANE, AIR PROBES FIND SCANT EVIDENCE OF AN ATTACK

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KUALA LUMPUR/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The so-far fruitless search for a missing Malaysian airliner entered its fourth day on Tuesday, as sources in Europe, the United States and Asia voiced growing scepticism that the flight lost with 239 people on board was the target of an attack.

The massive search has drawn in navies, military aircraft, coastguard and civilian vessels from 10 nations, but failed to turn up any trace of the Boeing 777-200ER that vanished about an hour into a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing early on Saturday

An attack? What kind of an attack can make a plane disintegrate into thin air? With all that is being said and how many different countries armies, navies, and coast guards there. They should be able to find at least a general location of where the missing plane is. If it is an attack, then by who? Iran? Those where the two businessmen that stole the passports. Watch for the false flag that leads to a war. As they wipe Ukraine under the rug here comes the cover up this mysterious plane. The usual cover up would not make a possibility of war breaking out evident. However this event seems as though it will be blamed on Iran and that could and will lead to a war. Not to mention at this time there where 5 countries the USA mentioned that they where going to get into and the last 1 was Iran. Well, here is another chance to get to Iran.

“We haven’t ruled it out, but the weight of evidence we’re getting swings against the idea that these men are or were involved in terrorism,” Supachai Puikaewcome, chief of police in the Thai resort city of Pattaya, told Reuters.

HIJACK NOT RULED OUT

It has now been 4 days since the plane vanished. They know exactly where it is but are going to use this as a cover up. Think about it, we have all this technology that can track humans and such, don’t think for a minute that they don’t have planes tagged to. Also what raises the most suspision of this incident is the fact that people are reporting that their phones are still ringing. What are the odds that can happen? Next to none, because when you’re in air the flight attendant tells you to turn them off.

 

TELEGRAPH: Mystery fake-passport holders on flight MH370 were Iranian

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A BBC Persian report says that the two Iranians on the Malaysia Airlines plane had bought the fake passports in order to migrate to Germany and Denmark

The search and rescue mission continues on day 3 for the missing Malaysiasn Airlines plane MH370.

The search and rescue mission continues on day 3 for the missing Malaysiasn Airlines plane MH370. Photo: HALIM BERBAR/SIPA/REX

By Arron Merat

10:57PM GMT 10 Mar 2014

The two men travelling on stolen passports on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that mysteriously disappeared on Saturday have been identified as Iranian nationals.

A BBC Persian report quotes an Iranian friend of one of the men, who said he hosted the pair in Kuala Lumpur after they arrived from Tehran in the days preceding their flight to Beijing.

The friend, who knew one of the men from his school days in Iran, said the men had bought the fake passports because they wanted to migrate to Europe.

The pair were travelling on passports belonging to Christian Kozel, an 30-year-old Austrian, and Luigi Maraldi, a 37-year-old Italian.

They had bought the passports in Kuala Lumpur as well as tickets to Amsterdam, via Beijing.

One of the Iranian nationals’ intended final destination was Frankfurt, where his mother lives, while the other wanted to travel to Denmark.

The same source that spoke to BBC Persian also emailed CNN with a photograph of him posing with his two friends in the days before they embarked on their fateful trip.

An editor at BBC Persian told The Telegraph that the two Iranians were “looking for a place to settle”.

Both Malaysia and neighbouring Thailand, where the passports were originally stolen, host large and established Iranian communities.

US-led sanctions on Iran have plagued the economy and encouraged many young Iranians, who face high unemployment, to seek ways to travel to Europe, North America or Australia – legally or illegally.

THEY SAY THE PLANE IS STILL MISSING SOMETHING IS UP WITH THIS ONE EYES OPEN!!!!

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Malaysia Airlines Flight Vanishes, Four Americans on Board

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GLORIA RIVIERAMore From Gloria »
Digital Journalist, ABC News

PHOTO: A possible relative cries at the Beijing Airport after news of the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane in Beijing, March 8, 2014.

A Malaysia Airlines flight with 227 (THEY FIRST SAID 239, AND 3 AMERICANS?????) passengers on board – including three adult Americans and an infant – has gone missing and a search and rescue team has been deployed to locate the aircraft, a spokeswoman has confirmed to ABC News.

The Beijing-bound flight departed Kuala Lumpur at 12:55 a.m., and was scheduled to land in Beijing at 6:30 a.m., the airline said. It went missing two hours into the flight.

The airline said there are 227 passengers, including two infants, and 12 crew members on board the Boeing 777-200 aircraft.

PHOTO: A flight board seen at the Beijing airport, March 7, 2014, after a Malaysian flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing.

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A flight board seen at the Beijing airport, March 7, 2014, after a Malaysian flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing.

A spokesman for Malaysia Airlines said tonight that the passengers included four adult Americans and a baby as well as travelers from Canada, Britain, Australia, France, India, the Netherlands, Russia and several other countries.

“We deeply regret that we have lost all contacts with flight MH370,” the airline’s chief executive officer Ahmad Jauhari Yahya said statement on Facebook.

“Malaysia Airlines is currently working with the authorities who have activated their Search and Rescue team to locate the aircraft,” Yahya said. “Our team is currently calling the next-of-kin of passengers and crew.”

The plane’s route would take the aircraft from Malaysia across to Vietnam and China. China’s state news agency Xinhua reported that the plane lost communication over Vietnam with control department in Ho Chi Minh City at 1:20 a.m. The radar signal also was lost, Xinhua reported. Those reports could not be immediately confirmed.

Malaysia Airlines said the captain of the airliner was an experienced 53-year-old pilot who had 18,365 hours of flying since joining the airline since 1981.

Meanwhile, the flight information board at the airport in Beijing indicated the flight was delayed.

No families were present at the airport as an airport official wrote on a white board near the arrivals customer service desk that families of the missing passengers should go to the Lido Hotel. The notice was put up about four hours after the plane was overdue.

“Friends and families should go to the Lido Hotel for more information,” Eric Yangchao, customer service representative for Beijing International Airport, told ABC News. He said a shuttle bus was ready to take people to the hotel.

While there were no families visible at the hotel, there was a growing number media there and more than a dozen police officers.

Information board at PEK says Malaysia Air 370 ‘delayed’ — #370 #MalaysiaAir

— Gloria Riviera (@griviera) March 8, 2014

In a statement on Twitter, Boeing said it was watching the situation closely. The 777 had not had a fatal crash in its 20 year history until the Asiana crash in San Francisco in July 2013.

Check back for updates