Malaysia declaring flight MH370 an accident erupts on Twitter

Back on March 8, 2014 Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished of the radar, the plane was leaving Kuala Lumpur on its way to Beijing. Malaysian authorities are now calling it an accident and presume everyone on board are dead.

The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is still continuing as reported by CNN over on Twitter, but the Malaysian government has declared it an accident with all its crew and passengers presumed dead.

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The search and recovery for Boeing 777 (Flight MH370) is still ongoing. The formal declaration, which was read by civil aviation director Azharuddin Abdul Rahman today states families of those presumed dead should continue the compensation process with the airline or with insurers.

Government of Malaysia officially declared it an accident in agreement with the Standards of Annexes 12 and 13 to the Chicago Convention. There are believes the plane went down somewhere in the Indian Ocean far off the western coast of Australia.

BBC News reports, “We call on the Malaysian side to honour the promise made when they declared the flight to have been lost and earnestly fulfil their compensation responsibilities,” spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement.” Families will be contacted by Malaysia airlines to proceed with the compensation process.

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Since the news people are taking to Twitter saying this is sad, one tweet said, “I don’t know which one is sadder; to actually lose your loved one or to presume that they are dead because they cannot found.

Read all the tweets about the above here, so many people are not happy at all saying this is not right. Others on Twitter are saying families of those on flight MH370 should stay strong.

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