Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said he had asked "all measures possible to be taken" to locate a Malaysia Airlines (MAS) aircraft that went missing today on a flight from here to Beijing.
"My thoughts and prayers are with the family members of Flight MH370. I've asked all measures possible to be taken," Najib tweeted.
Flight MH370, carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew, went missing somewhere between Malaysian and Vietnamese airspace over the South China Sea at 2.40 am.
The B777-200 aircraft had left Kuala Lumpur at 12.41 am and was scheduled to land in Beijing at 6.30 am. It lost contact with the Subang Air Traffic Controlat 2.40 am.