KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (CBSNewYork/AP) — There is still no sign of the Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people that disappeared from radar Friday night over the South China Sea.
Two-thirds of the jet’s passengers were from China. The rest were from elsewhere in Asia, North America and Europe.
The plane was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members, the airline said. The manifest included 152 passengers from China, 38 from Malaysia, seven from Indonesia, six from Australia, five from India, three from the U.S., and others from Indonesia, France, New Zealand, Canada, Ukraine, Russia, Taiwan and the Netherlands.
Of the three Americans on board, one has been identified as 51-year-old Philip Wood, CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu reported.
An Austin, Texas, technology company known as Freescale Semiconductor also confirmed that it had 20 employees from Malaysia and China on the flight.