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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer, Ahmad Jauhari Yahya (pic) in a statement on Saturday said the airline has already started contacting the families of the passengers and crew to keep them updated.
“We deeply regret that we have lost all contact with flight MH370 which departed Kuala Lumpur at 12.41 am earlier this morning bound for Beijing.
“The passengers on board were of 13 different nationalities and we have started contacting their families,” he said.
Ahmad Jauhari said MAS is currently working with authorities who have activated their Search and Rescue team to locate the aircraft.
“The focus of the airline is to work with the emergency responders and authorities and mobilise its full support and the airline will provide regular updates on the situation.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with all affected passengers and crew and their family members,” he added.
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Earlier on Saturday, Malaysian Airlines confirmed that flight MH370 which was to arrive in Beijing at 6.30am on Saturday morning was reported to have lost all contact with the Subang Air Traffic Control at around 2.40am.
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