Malaysia Airlines jet goes missing

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This picture taken on March 8, 2014 shows military personnel scanning the sea aboard a Vietnamese Air Force aircraft taking part in a search mission for a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, somewhere between Malaysia's east coast and southern Vietnam. (AFP Photo)

This picture taken on March 8, 2014 shows military personnel scanning the sea aboard a Vietnamese Air Force aircraft taking part in a search mission for a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, somewhere between Malaysia's east coast and southern Vietnam. (AFP Photo)

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Arni Marlina, 36, a family member of a passenger onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, cries at a hotel in Putrajaya. (Reuters Photo)

Arni Marlina, 36, a family member of a passenger onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, cries at a hotel in Putrajaya. (Reuters Photo)

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A customs officer checks the travel documents and passports of passengers at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang. (Reuters)

A customs officer checks the travel documents and passports of passengers at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang. (Reuters)

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This picture taken on March 8, 2014 shows an aerial view of an oil slick taken from a Vietnamese Air Force aircraft taking part in a search mission for a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, somewhere between Malaysia's east coast and southern Vietnam. (AFP photo)

This picture taken on March 8, 2014 shows an aerial view of an oil slick taken from a Vietnamese Air Force aircraft taking part in a search mission for a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, somewhere between Malaysia's east coast and southern Vietnam. (AFP photo)

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Family members of those on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cry at a hotel in Putrajaya. (Reuters file photo)

Family members of those on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cry at a hotel in Putrajaya. (Reuters file photo)

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A relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cries at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing. (AFP photo)

A relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cries at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing. (AFP photo)

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An information screen displays a message 'Let Us Pray For Flight MH370', regarding the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. (Reuters)

An information screen displays a message 'Let Us Pray For Flight MH370', regarding the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. (Reuters)

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A message 'Pray for MH370' is shown by mobile messaging app WeChat on a smartphone at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang. (AP Photo)

A message 'Pray for MH370' is shown by mobile messaging app WeChat on a smartphone at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang. (AP Photo)

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A man covers his face on his arrival at a hotel which is prepared for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing airplane, in Beijing. (AP Photo)

A man covers his face on his arrival at a hotel which is prepared for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing airplane, in Beijing. (AP Photo)

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A woman in tears is helped by airport workers to a bus waiting for relatives of the missing Malaysian airliner at the international airport in Beijing, China. (AP Photo)

A woman in tears is helped by airport workers to a bus waiting for relatives of the missing Malaysian airliner at the international airport in Beijing, China. (AP Photo)

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A woman, center, surrounded by media covers her mouth on her arrival at a hotel which is prepared for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing airline, in Beijing. (AP Photo)

A woman, center, surrounded by media covers her mouth on her arrival at a hotel which is prepared for relatives or friends of passengers aboard a missing airline, in Beijing. (AP Photo)

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A relative of a passenger onboard crashed Malaysia Airlines jet, cries at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing. (Reuters)

A relative of a passenger onboard crashed Malaysia Airlines jet, cries at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing. (Reuters)

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Malaysian Airlines group chief executive Ahmad Jauhari Yahyain speaks during a press conference at a hotel in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo)

Malaysian Airlines group chief executive Ahmad Jauhari Yahyain speaks during a press conference at a hotel in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo)

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A Malaysian man who says he has relatives on board the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, talks to journalists at Beijing's International Airport Beijing, China. (AP Photo)

A Malaysian man who says he has relatives on board the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, talks to journalists at Beijing's International Airport Beijing, China. (AP Photo)

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A man takes pictures of a flight information board displaying the Scheduled Time of Arrival (STA) of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 (top, in red) at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing (Reuters)

A man takes pictures of a flight information board displaying the Scheduled Time of Arrival (STA) of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 (top, in red) at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing (Reuters)

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A staff member at the Malaysian Airlines' office in Beijing's International Airport reacts to journalists in Beijing, China. (AP Photo)

A staff member at the Malaysian Airlines' office in Beijing's International Airport reacts to journalists in Beijing, China. (AP Photo)

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Malaysian Airlines Group Chief Executive Ahmad Jauhari Yahyain, right, speaks during a press conference at a hotel in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.(AP Photo)

Malaysian Airlines Group Chief Executive Ahmad Jauhari Yahyain, right, speaks during a press conference at a hotel in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.(AP Photo)

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A possible relative cries at the Beijing Airport after news of the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane in Beijing. (AFP photo)

A possible relative cries at the Beijing Airport after news of the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane in Beijing. (AFP photo)

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A woman (C), believed to be the relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, covers her face as she cries at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing. (Reuters)

A woman (C), believed to be the relative of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, covers her face as she cries at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing. (Reuters)

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