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Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore conduct search operations for missing plane

Published on Mar 8, 2014 4:38 PM
 
A signboard advises relatives of passengers of a missing Malaysia Airlines plane to go to a nearby hotel for information on the flight at Beijing International Airport in Beijing on March 8, 2014. Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore are conducting joint search and rescue operations for the missing plane in waters south of Vietnam's Tho Chu island, China's Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, March 8, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore are conducting joint search and rescue operations for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in waters south of Vietnam's Tho Chu island, China's Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.

The report said that the information was relayed to China's civil aviation regulator by its Vietnamese counterpart.

The aircraft went missing while on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Saturday.

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