Chinese state media say the government of Vietnam has detected a signal from Malaysia Airlines MH370 on Saturday ( 03/08/2014 ) early days lost on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Xinhua news agency citing local media Vietnam, said, Vietnam Search and Rescue teams have reported detecting emergency signals from aircraft within the area about 220 kilometers southwest of Ca Mau province, in southern Vietnam coast.
In the plane there were 228 passengers from 14 countries ( previously mentioned 227 people from 13 countries ) including two infants and 12 crew.
This aircraft flight code share with China Southern Airlines. Flight that took off from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia at the time 00:21 am, piloted by Captain Ahmad Shah Zaharie (53) Malaysian nationality. Zaharie has joined Malaysia Airlines in 1981 with a total of 18,365 flight hours.
Co – pilot is flying first officer, Fariq Ab Hamid (27), Malaysian nationality. He has picked up 2,763 flying hours since joining Malaysia Airlines in 2007.
The plane lost contact with air traffic control regulator about two hours after takeoff. It is estimated that plane lost contact while flying over Vietnam ‘s airspace.