Hunt for jet widens toward India

Led by satellite images, searchers find nothing off Vietnam

Posted: March 14, 2014 at 3:52 a.m.

A military helicopter prepares to lift off Thursday to aid in the search for the missing jetliner over the Straits of Malacca, Malaysia, in this photo released by the Royal Malaysian Navy.

Malaysian authorities expanded their search for a missing jetliner westward toward India on Thursday, saying it may have flown for several hours after its last contact with the ground.

An Indonesian air force officer Thursday plots a flight pattern already used in the search for a Malaysian jetliner missing since early Saturday. Mala...

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