Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Najib on Monday announced that the missing airliner ended its flight in the southern Indian Ocean. The Prime Minister announced that the plane was lost and there were no survivors.
The Prime Minister made this known while addressing families of passengers on flight MH370 . Debris suspected to be part of the plane have been found in remote waters off Australia.
While addressing the family members on Monday, the Prime Minister made it known that British investigators from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) have concluded that the flight of Malaysian Airlines MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean.
He said “using a type of analysis never before used in an investigation of this sort, they have been able to shed more light on MH370’s flight path.
With deep sadness and regret, that according to this new data, flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean.”
Najib who also disclosed that a press conference would be held on Tuesday with further details on the latest findings said “we wanted to inform you of this new development at the earliest opportunity. We share this information out of a commitment to openness and respect for the families, two principles which have guided this investigation.”
MH370 disappeared from Malaysian radars at 2.15am on March 8 after taking off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport for Beijing at 1.30am. It carried 239 passengers and crew.