VIENNA, March 8 An Austrian reported to have
been aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane missing off the
Vietnamese coast is safe at home and his passport was stolen, a
Foreign Ministry spokesman in Vienna said on Saturday.
"Our embassy got the information that there was an Austrian
on board. That was the passenger list from Malaysia Airlines.
Our system came back with a note that this is a stolen
passport," he said.
Police found the man at his home. The passport was stolen
two years ago while he was travelling in Thailand, the spokesman
(Reporting by Michael Shields; Editing by Janet Lawrence)