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UPDATE: Signals detected from missing Malaysia Airlines plane

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Plane missing is similar to this Boeing 777 (Loren Callahan/AP Photo) Plane missing is similar to this Boeing 777 (Loren Callahan/AP Photo)
BEIJING (WKOW) -- China's state media say Vietnamese authorities have detected signals from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

Citing a local Vietnamese media report, the Xinhua News Agency says a Vietnamese search and rescue official reported that the signals were detected from about 120 miles southwest of Vietnam's southernmost coastal province of Ca Mau.

Malaysia Airlines says it lost contact with Flight MH370 early Saturday morning while it was en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. 239 people are on board -- 227 passengers and 12 crew members.

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew on route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
 
The airline says that Flight MH370 has lost contact with Subang air traffic control at 2:40 a.m.  Saturday.

The flight is operated on the Boeing 777-200 aircraft. It departed Kuala Lumpur at 12: 41 a.m. Saturday and was expected to land in Beijing at 6: 30 a.m. the same day.

The flight was carrying a total number of 227 passengers, including two infants, and 12 crew members.
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