Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says
a new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane
plunged into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean.
The news is a major breakthrough in the unprecedented
two-week struggle to find out what happened to Flight 370, which disappeared
shortly after take-off from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers and
crew aboard on 8 March.
Dressed in a black suit, Najib announced the news
"with deep sadness and regret" in a brief news conference late on Monday
He said Malaysia Airlines has informed the families of
passengers of the plane's fate.
Najib said the information was based on an unprecedented
analysis of satellite data from Inmarsat.