Malaysia’s prime minister has announced on the basis of new analysis it must be concluded that missing flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean.
Najib Razak said Malaysia Airlines had informed the families of the 239 passengers and crew.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing after taking off from Kuala Lumpur on 8 March.
The announcement came as the search effort in the southern Indian Ocean completed a fifth day of operations.
Malaysia Airlines says it now has to assume “beyond any reasonable doubt” that missing flight #MH370 has been lost:
Prime Minister Najib Razak says “with great sadness” data now confirms that the aircraft’s last position was in the Indian Ocean south of Perth.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, with 239 people on board, went missing after taking off from Kuala Lumpur on 8 March.