Kuala Lumpur, Mar 24 IBNS | 4 months ago

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Monday said the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 'ended' in the southern Indian Ocean.


The announcement was made days after several nations, including India, conducted search operations, in different locations to trace the flight that went missing on Mar 8.

"Based on their new analysis, Inmarsat & the AAIB concluded that the last position of #MH370 was in the middle of the Indian Ocean. With deep sadness and regret I must inform you that, according to this new data, flight #MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean," Razak told media.

" We share this information out of a commitment to openness & respect for the families, two principles guiding this investigation," he said.

The Prime minister said the Malaysia Airlines has already informed about the developments to the families of the passengers who were traveling in the flight.

"We will be holding a press conference tomorrow with further details," Razak said.

The Malaysia Airlines flight, which was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew went missing since Mar 8.

(Posted on 24-03-2014)