March 24 - Relatives of passengers on board missing flight MH370 grieve after learning via text message that the plane crashed in the Indian Ocean. Vanessa Johnston reports
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The father of a passenger on board flight MH370 says his worst fears have come true.
The news came via a text message from Malaysia Airlines.
The plane missing for over two weeks crashed in the Indian Ocean.
All 239 people on board are presumed dead.
(SOUNDBITE) (BAHASA MALAYSIA) FATHER OF MISSING MH370 PASSENGER AND FLIGHT ENGINEER MOHD KHAIRUL AMRI, SELAMAT OMAR, SAYING:
"There were only two possible outcomes - good or bad. This is my worst fear, but now I just have to accept it as calmly as I can."
Flight MH370 vanished from civilian radar screens less than an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing on March 8.
No confirmed sighting of the plane has been made since and there is no clue yet as to what went wrong.