Malaysian Prime Minister confirms that flight 370 crashed in the Indian Ocean and no surviving
Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board crashed in the middle of Indian Ocean, according to the announcement made today by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, in a press conference.
Confirmation emerges from new data from by the British company Inmarsat.
“Based on its new analysis, Inmarsat and AAIB [the research office of British aviation accidents] have concluded that the MH370 flew through the southern corridor, and his last position was in the middle of the Indian Ocean, west of Perth [Australia],” said the premier.
“With deep sadness and regret I must inform you that, according to these new data, the MH370 flight ended in the South Pacific Ocean,” Razak said in a message, which is also reproduced in his Twitter account.
“Malaysia Airlines has already spoken with the families of the passengers and crew to inform them of this. For them, the past weeks have been disheartening. I know this news will be harder still. I urge the media to respect their privacy and give them the space they need in this difficult time,” Razak said.