Edition:
United States
Pictures | Wed Apr 2, 2014 | 1:32pm EDT

Search for missing Malaysian jet drags on, as probe narrows to crew

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Rory Dow heads towards a floating object sighted from aboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat deployed from the Australian Navy ship the HMAS Success as they search in the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Australian Defence Force/Handout via Reuters

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Rory Dow heads towards a floating object sighted from aboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat deployed from the Australian Navy ship the HMAS Success as they search in the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian...more

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Rory Dow heads towards a floating object sighted from aboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat deployed from the Australian Navy ship the HMAS Success as they search in the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Australian Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
Close
1 / 14
Crew member Koji Kubota (L) of the Japan Coast Guard and John Pumpa of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) look out an observation window aboard the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane/Pool

Crew member Koji Kubota (L) of the Japan Coast Guard and John Pumpa of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) look out an observation window aboard the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for...more

Crew member Koji Kubota (L) of the Japan Coast Guard and John Pumpa of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) look out an observation window aboard the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane/Pool
Close
2 / 14
Crew member Koji Kubota of the Japan Coast Guard looks out an observation window aboard the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane/Pool

Crew member Koji Kubota of the Japan Coast Guard looks out an observation window aboard the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1,...more

Crew member Koji Kubota of the Japan Coast Guard looks out an observation window aboard the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane/Pool
Close
3 / 14
Crew member Koji Kubota of the Japan Coast Guard looks out an observation window aboard the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane

Crew member Koji Kubota of the Japan Coast Guard looks out an observation window aboard the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1,...more

Crew member Koji Kubota of the Japan Coast Guard looks out an observation window aboard the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane
Close
4 / 14
Pilot Makoto Hoshi looks at his notes as he flies the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane/Pool

Pilot Makoto Hoshi looks at his notes as he flies the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane/Pool

Pilot Makoto Hoshi looks at his notes as he flies the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane/Pool
Close
5 / 14
Australian Navy ship HMAS Toowoomba is seen from the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean as they look for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane/Pool

Australian Navy ship HMAS Toowoomba is seen from the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean as they look for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane/Pool

Australian Navy ship HMAS Toowoomba is seen from the Japan Coast Guard Gulfstream V aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean as they look for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Kane/Pool
Close
6 / 14
A woman, whose husband was on board Malaysia Airlines MH370, looks at a message board dedicated to the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A woman, whose husband was on board Malaysia Airlines MH370, looks at a message board dedicated to the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A woman, whose husband was on board Malaysia Airlines MH370, looks at a message board dedicated to the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
7 / 14
A relative of a passenger on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 puts her message on a message board dedicated to the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A relative of a passenger on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 puts her message on a message board dedicated to the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A relative of a passenger on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 puts her message on a message board dedicated to the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
8 / 14
A relative of a passenger on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 cries as she watches a slide show dedicated to passengers before a briefing by the Malaysian government at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A relative of a passenger on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 cries as she watches a slide show dedicated to passengers before a briefing by the Malaysian government at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A relative of a passenger on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 cries as she watches a slide show dedicated to passengers before a briefing by the Malaysian government at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
9 / 14
A Taiwanese volunteer assisting relatives of passengers on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 cries as she prays for the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A Taiwanese volunteer assisting relatives of passengers on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 cries as she prays for the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A Taiwanese volunteer assisting relatives of passengers on board Malaysia Airlines MH370 cries as she prays for the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
10 / 14
A relative of a passenger aboard Malaysia Airlines MH370 prays in front of a message board dedicated for the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A relative of a passenger aboard Malaysia Airlines MH370 prays in front of a message board dedicated for the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A relative of a passenger aboard Malaysia Airlines MH370 prays in front of a message board dedicated for the passengers at the Lido Hotel in Beijing April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
11 / 14
Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Airborne Electronics Analyst Sergeant Patrick Manser looks out of an observation window aboard a RAAF AP-3C Orion aircraft during the search in the southern Indian Ocean for debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Australian Defence Force/Handout via Reuters

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Airborne Electronics Analyst Sergeant Patrick Manser looks out of an observation window aboard a RAAF AP-3C Orion aircraft during the search in the southern Indian Ocean for debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines...more

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Airborne Electronics Analyst Sergeant Patrick Manser looks out of an observation window aboard a RAAF AP-3C Orion aircraft during the search in the southern Indian Ocean for debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Australian Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
Close
12 / 14
Aircraft technicians from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force watch a departing Japanese P-3C Orion aircraft at the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Pearce, located north of Perth, as it prepares to participate in the continuing search in the southern Indian Ocean for debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Australian Defence Force/Handout

Aircraft technicians from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force watch a departing Japanese P-3C Orion aircraft at the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Pearce, located north of Perth, as it prepares to participate in the continuing search in the...more

Aircraft technicians from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force watch a departing Japanese P-3C Orion aircraft at the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Pearce, located north of Perth, as it prepares to participate in the continuing search in the southern Indian Ocean for debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Australian Defence Force/Handout
Close
13 / 14
Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilot Flight Lieutenant Joshua Williams (L) and Flying Officer Daniel Bailey look from the cockpit of an RAAF AP-3C Orion aircraft during the search in the southern Indian Ocean for debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Australian Defence Force/Handout via Reuters

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilot Flight Lieutenant Joshua Williams (L) and Flying Officer Daniel Bailey look from the cockpit of an RAAF AP-3C Orion aircraft during the search in the southern Indian Ocean for debris from the missing Malaysian...more

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilot Flight Lieutenant Joshua Williams (L) and Flying Officer Daniel Bailey look from the cockpit of an RAAF AP-3C Orion aircraft during the search in the southern Indian Ocean for debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Australian Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
Close
14 / 14

Next Slideshows

U.S. military has spent $3.3 million on Malaysia Airlines search: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has spent more than $3.3 million on the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and has put in place plans...

Apr 02 2014

Pakistan Taliban suspend month-long ceasefire but still want talks

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban have not extended a month-long ceasefire but are still open to pursuing peace talks with the Islamabad...

Apr 02 2014

Hollande takes chance on ex-partner Royal in new French cabinet

PARIS (Reuters) - Segolene Royal has returned politically to the side of her former partner, French President Francois Hollande, joining his Socialist...

Apr 02 2014

Ex-finance minister Moscovici expects French nod for EU job

PARIS (Reuters) - France's outgoing finance minister said on Wednesday he expected President Francois Hollande to put his name forward for a top job in Brussels...

Apr 02 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

Blessing of the animals

Blessing of the animals

Pet owners bring their animals to be blessed on the day of Saint Anthony, patron saint of animals.

Horses purified by fire

Horses purified by fire

In honor of Saint Anthony, patron of animals, Spanish revelers ride their horses through bonfires to purify the animals with smoke and flames.

Best of Australian Open

Best of Australian Open

Highlights from the tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Details at Detroit Auto Show

Details at Detroit Auto Show

The finishing touches on model cars at Detroit Auto Show.

Pope visits Chile and Peru

Pope visits Chile and Peru

Pope Francis arrived in Chile, the first stop in a trip that includes Peru, as he hopes to inject new confidence in two staunchly Catholic countries where the Church's credibility has been severely damaged by sexual abuse scandals.

Thousands flee erupting volcano

Thousands flee erupting volcano

Philippines orders the forced evacuation of residents after the Mayon volcano spews ash.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

Winter wonderland

Winter wonderland

Frozen scenes from around the world.

Puerto Rico in the dark

Puerto Rico in the dark

Almost four months ago, Hurricane Maria decimated the U.S. territory's outdated electric grid so forcefully that 40 percent of its 3.4 million residents remain without power.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast