Home > News > Nation
Saturday March 8, 2014 MYT 3:14:00 PM
Saturday March 8, 2014 MYT 4:39:32 PM
by zuhrin azam ahmad
SEPANG: Malaysian Navy are in communication with its Vietnam counterpart to verify reports of the sighting of the wreckage of an aircraft near an island in the southern side of the country.
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said as of 2pm, the report had been classified as untrue.
"Since the reports mentioned the Vietnamese Navy, we need to verify that with them, " he told a news conference on Saturday.
Hishammuddin said the Government had deployed all Malaysian Navy vessels in the nearby area to the spot where the aircraft lost contact with the control tower.
DCA director-general Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said the MH370 was last spotted on the control tower's radar at latitude 0653N and longitude 103343E.
"The airplane disappeared from the radar at 1.30am," he said.
MAS CEO Datuk Ahmad Jauhari Yahya said the airlines was operating as usual.
Tags / Keywords:
Missing plane, MAS, MH370, Vietnam, wreakage
Two ‘wall-less’ schools to be fixed by year-end
Get a taste of Hong Kong chef’s award-winning journey
Samsung unveils new smartphones
Tourists urged to drink a lot of water to stay hydrated
Malaysians abroad share how they celebrate our local festivals
8 Incredible food and wine adventures you can do in Australia!
Matrade to showcase 24 Malaysian food exporters at Foodex fair in Chiba
The alternative Bali
New Internet rules set up industry's next battle
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)