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Malaysia declares loss of Flight MH370 an accident to help families
Malaysia declares loss of Flight MH370 an accident to help families

Malaysia's government on Thursday officially declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing last March, an accident. The official declaration by the country's Department of Civil Aviation should clear the way for the compensation process to proceed for families of the 239 passengers and crew on board, now also officially presumed dead. "Without in any way intending to diminish the feelings of the families, it is hoped that this declaration will enable the families to obtain the assistance they need, in particular through the compensation process," Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of the civil aviation department, said...

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