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Missing Flight

Oil slicks have been spotted in an area near where a Malaysian Airlines plane went missing. (Credit CBS 2)

CBS News: Communications Systems On Malaysian Jet Shut Down Separately

CBS News correspondent Bob Orr reported the two systems used to track Flight 370 were shut down sequentially, just before the Boeing 777 apparently changed course and turned west.

03/13/2014

People stand beside the arrival board showing the flight MH370 (top-red) at the Beijing Airport after news of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane disapeared on March 8, 2014. Malaysia Airlines said a flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing early on March 8, and the airline was notifying next of kin in a sign it expected the worst. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Malaysia Airlines Flight To Beijing Goes Missing; 4 Americans, Including Infant On Board

The Boeing 777-200 aircraft, which was headed to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur, had 227 passengers — including two infants — and 12 crew members on board, the airline said in a statement to CBS News.

03/07/2014