WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety officials say a team of experts is en route to Asia to be ready to assist in the investigation of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that disappeared with 239 people on board.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysia is looking at a possible terror link in the disappearance of an airliner believed to have gone down in the sea with 239 people aboard, the country's transport minister said Sunday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian investigators are checking the identity of four passengers on a missing Malaysia Airlines flight, but have not yet determined if the plane was downed by an attack, the country's transport minister said on Sunday "All the four names are with me," Hishamuddin Hussein, who is also defense minister, told reporters. He confirmed that Malaysian investigators had met counterparts from the U.S. FBI, and said the investigation was focusing on the entire passenger manifest. (Reporting by Eveline Danubrata; writing by Stuart Grudgings; Editing by Alex Richardson)