Malaysia PM: plane plunged into Indian Ocean

A man uses his mobile phone near a board with the characters "Pray for MH370 safe return." (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
A man uses his mobile phone near a board with the characters "Pray for MH370 safe return." (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data shows that the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into the southern Indian Ocean.

If confirmed, the news would be a major breakthrough in the unprecedented two-week struggle to find out what happened to Flight 370, which disappeared shortly after takeoff from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers and crew aboard.

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