Malaysia's Transport and Defence Minister Hishamuddin Hussein speaks at a news conference
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Malaysia plane: Four passenger names with intelligence agencies

Rescue teams looking for a missing Malaysia Airlines flight have widened their search area, the Malaysian transport minister says.

They are looking into the possibility that the plane had turned back, Hishammuddin Hussein said.

Flight MH370 disappeared more than 24 hours ago with 239 people on board.

Mr Hussein told a press conference that four names on the passenger list had been given to intelligence agencies to look at.

  • 09 Mar 2014
  • From the section Asia
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