Search Area Expanded For Missing Malaysian Airliner Carrying 239 Passengers


A charity worker comforts an emotional relative of a passenger... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Beijing,Bestof,Charity and Relief Work,Consoling,Emotion,Family,Flying,Horizontal,In A Row,Industry,Malaysia Airlines,Malaysia Airlines Flight 370,Occupation,Passenger,Paying,Receiving,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesBEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 12: A charity worker comforts an emotional relative of a passenger onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 as families of the missing line up to receive a special condolence payment of 31,000 CNY (almost 5,000 USD) at Lido Hotel on March 12, 2014 in Beijing, China. Officials have expanded the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 beyond the intended flight path to include the west of Malaysia at the Straits of Malacca as new information surfaces about the time Subang air traffic control lost contact with the aircraft. The flight carrying 239 passengers from Kuala Lumpur to Thailand was reported missing on the morning of March 8 after the crew failed to check in as scheduled. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)