Today, we received the extremely sad news that we have all dreaded. After weeks of an unprecedented international search in hopes of a rescue, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak solemnly announced at 10:24 am ET (10:24 pm Malaysian local time) that Malaysia Flight 370 ended its journey on March 8, 2014 in the southern Indian Ocean. Somehow we knew this heartbreaking ending to this most compelling mystery in aviation safety and security history could be inevitable.
This human tragedy and story captivated the attention and hearts of people from all walks of life around the world, all anxiously hoping and praying for the survival of the 239 passengers and crew on board Malaysia Flight 370. With the sad news recently announced by Malaysian Prime Minister Razak, we can now focus our attention on the families and friends of the 239 loved ones lost, who must now come to terms with the sad reality of their loved ones' passing. May the flight MH370 families and friends be comforted in the knowledge that so many people around the world are praying for them at this extremely difficult and sad time. Our blessings and sympathies collectively around the world go out to all who are touched by the tragedy of Malaysia Flight 370.