Boeing joins search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

The probe continues.

Agence France Presse (via ABS-CBNnews.com) reports that aircraft maker Boeing announced on Monday (March 10) that it has joined the US National Transportation Safety Board team in investigating the mysterious disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines 777 aircraft, which is feared " to have plunged into the Gulf of Thailand."


The report explained that Boeing will act as the technical advisor to the official US investigating team, which is already in Southeast Asia to probe why and how the aircraft, a Boeing 777, vanished on Saturday just over an hour after it left Kuala Lumpur.

 

The Boeing 777 is known "to have a solid safety record and have been among the world’s most widely flown passenger jets since first entering service in 1995. The skidding of South Korea's Asiana Airlines' Boeing 777-2000 in 2013 is the only fatal crash recorded so far of the plane model.

 

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