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MH370 families launch drive to raise $6.3m find 'whistleblower'

Published on Jun 8, 2014 12:16 PM
 
This photo illustration shows a journalist looking at data communication logs from British satellite operator Inmarsat and released by Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) in Kuala Lumpur on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on May 27, 2014. Several families of those aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Sunday launched a drive to raise US$5 million (S$6.3 million) to reward any insider who comes forward and resolves the mystery of the plane's disappearance. -- PHOTO: AFP

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Several families of those aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Sunday launched a drive to raise US$5 million (S$6.3 million) to reward any insider who comes forward and resolves the mystery of the plane's disappearance exactly three months ago.

The "Reward MH370" campaign launched on fundraising website Indiegogo and aims to raise at least US$5 million "to encourage a whistleblower to come forward with information", the families said in a press release.

The Malaysia Airlines jet lost contact on March 8 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people aboard - about two-thirds of them Chinese.

The Boeing 777 is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, but an extensive search has turned up no sign of wreckage so far, leaving frustrated and anguished families of those aboard suspecting a cover-up.

 
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