Malaysia jet search intensifies on new debris sightings

An Australian plane searching the vast Indian Ocean for signs of missing flight MH370 spotted two objects on Monday which Malaysia said could be retrieved by a ship within hours.

China sends special envoy to Malaysia for MH370 probe

China said Tuesday it would send a special envoy to Kuala Lumpur to deal with the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and vowed to continue the search in targeted waters.



Air crash in recent years

June 3, 2013Asiana Airline, South Korea
The Boeing-777 of South Korea's Asiana Airlines broke off its tail and burst into flames upon landing at San Francisco Airport. Two Chinese died in the accident.
April 10, 2010 Polish President's plane crash
A Polish government plane crashed at Smolensk, Russia.97 dead, including president, his wife and other about 80 officials.
January 25, 2010 Ethiopian plane crashes in Lebanon
Ethiopian Airlines Flight crashed into the Mediterranean four minutes after takeoff. 83 passengers and 7 crew dead.
July 15, 2009Iran's passenger plane crash
An Iranian passenger plane crashed near the country's northwestern city of Gazvin, killing all 168 people on board.
June 1, 2009Air France jet missing
Air France Flight 447, an Airbus A330, went down over the Atlantic Ocean after leaving Rio de Janeiro for Paris, killing all 228 people on board.
June 30, 2009Yemenia plane crashes
An Airbus A310 crashed into the Indian Ocean as it approached the airport on the Comoros Islands, killing 152 people on board. Only a 13-year-old French girl survived.