Security services are investigating whether a passenger plane that vanished in South East Asia was destroyed in a terror attack.

The Malaysia Airlines jet, carrying 239 people, disappeared off the south coast of Vietnam almost two days ago, but there is still no sign of the aircraft or any wreckage.

The search area has been widened after radar data indicated the Boeing 777-200 may have turned back.

The FBI and Boeing have joined the investigation after it was revealed four passengers may have been travelling on false passports.

Malaysia’s defence and transport minister Hishamuddin Hussein told a news conference in Kuala Lumpur: “All the four names are with me.”

He confirmed Malaysian investigators have met counterparts from the FBI, and said the operation is focusing on “the entire passenger manifest”…. see more

source: skynews