Relatives of some of the 239 passengers onboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane are gathering in a Beijing hotel where the airline was expected to release more information.
A woman wept aboard the shuttle bus while saying on a mobile phone, saying: "They want us to go to the hotel. It cannot be good!"
A mother has described her frustration as she waits for answers on the fate of her missing son who is on board the missing Malaysia plane.
Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of kilometres to the west.
The wife of a passenger travelling on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight has spoken of her struggle to cope as she waits for news.