Satellite picked up 'electronic ping' from Malaysia plane

An "electronic ping" was picked up from the Malaysia Airlines flight by satellites after the plane lost contact with ground control, Reuters reports. Meanwhile, US officials have been given an "indication" the plane crashed into the Indian Ocean.

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'Have Hope' messages appear as search for jet widens

Messages reading "Have Hope" have appeared in China and Malaysia as the search for flight MH370 enters its fourth day.

Students in Zhejiang province, China lit candles and held placards saying "Pray for life", while well-wishers signed a board at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Efforts to find the locate the plane, carrying 239 people, have so far failed and authorities have widened the search area.

A sign filled with well wishes to the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 reads 'Have Hope'. Credit: Reuters
A sign filled with well wishes to the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 reads 'Have Hope'. Credit: Reuters

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