KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam - A missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner may have turned back from its scheduled route before vanishing from radar screens, military officers said on Sunday, deepening the mystery surrounding the fate of the plane and the 239 people aboard. | Video
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