Several broadcast outlets broke into regularly scheduled programming around 10 a.m. eastern to relay the latest – and seemingly final – details on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight that has captivated so many around the world.
The details announced today may signal an end is coming to the story. The Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razar declared the plane has crashed into a remote area of the Indian Ocean and that no one survived the crash.
CBS News, NBC News and ABC News both broke in to report details. For NBC News, Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie of “Today” anchored from New York, with Tom Costello in Washington, Kier Simmons in Kuala Lumpur, Bob Hager on set, and Bill Neely in Perth, Australia. For ABC News, Josh Elliott of “Good Morning America” anchored with correspondent David Kerley from New York, anchor and correspondent Bob Woodruff from Kuala Lumpur, correspondent David Wright from Perth, Australia, correspondent and digital journalist Gloria Riviera from Beijing, and contributor Steve Ganyard from Washington. D.C. Charlie Rose and Clarissa Ward
Charlie Rose and Clarissa Ward anchored a special report for CBS. Correspondent Holly Williams reported from Perth, Australia. Correspondent Seth Doane reported from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and correspondent Bob Orr reported from Washington, D.C.
CNN continued to make the story its top topic of coverage, as it has since the flight went missing March 8. Anderson Cooper anchored coverage of the Malaysian Prime Minister’s statement, while the network has Sara Sidner, Jim Clancy, and Saima Mohsin in Kuala Lampur; Kate Bolduan. Kyung Lah and Andrew Stevens based in Perth, Australia; Pauline Chou and David McKenzie in Beijing, China; and Richard Quest, Jim Scuitto, Martin Savidge, Rene Marsh, Evan Perez, Barbara Starr and Tom Foreman contributing from New York.