Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Airlines Flight From Kuala Lumpur to Beijing Disappears

I saw this story last night but it was still developing.  Malaysia Airlines is reporting that it lost contact with a flight going from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing about 2 hours after departure. The plane flying the route this day was a 777-200ER.  While Malaysia Airlines bought those planes at the tail end of the 1990s, that’s really not terribly old for a plane, especially given the safety record Boeing has with that plane. What’s truly odd here is that there was no distress signal from the plane at all. […]