The skies were clear in Malaysia late in the evening of March 7 as Hou Aiqin passed through the security checks at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. She was due to take Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, bound for Beijing, scheduled to take off at 1:41 am minutes on March 8.
Surveying vessel Fugro Equator has returned to the Southern Indian Ocean to continue its search for wreckage from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.
A new phase of searching a missing Malaysia plane would focus on a far larger area of the Indian Ocean floor, which could take about six to eight months.
Members of a Malaysian support team - who arrived in Beijing the day the jet went missing to help relatives of passengers - have opened up about how they were gradually accepted.
A day after expressing optimism about the missing jet hunt, Australia's PM warns that the massive search would likely continue "for a long time."
The committee representing relatives of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 filed a petition letter on Thursday asking for help from the Chinese special envoy sent to Malaysia to discuss the disaster.