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Emergency Crews Search for Missing Passengers

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Search and rescue teams are in a desperate search for passenger of a Boeing 777-200.

Air crew officials in that area say the plane disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam. 

So far the fates of the 239 passengers are in doubt this morning.

The airline said that there were 14 nationalities among the 227 passengers.

3 were Americans…one was an infant.

Stay with 3 News as more information about this story develops throughout the day.

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