UK Analysis Leads To Flight MH370 Breakthrough

A breakthrough in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 is based on work by UK analyst and British satellite firm, Inmarsat.

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that fresh analysis of satellite data revealed that Flight MH370 crashed in the Indian Ocean.

It is understood that family and relatives of the 239 passengers and crew have been informed.

The Prime Minister is understood to have said that work by Inmarsat had led to the conclusion that the plane has come down in the ocean.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing after taking off from Kuala Lumpur on 8 March.


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