The Kuala Lumpur-bound flight MH 128 was forced to return and make an emergency landing 30 minutes after it took off from Tullamarine Airport late last night. The man was arrested by airport security after the plane landed and is now in police custody.
“We need more credible evidence before we move to the next search area,” Liow said.
Malaysian Airlines MH370: Crews have finally completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a single trace of the plane.
French authorities examining Begue’s most recent find told the Australian agency plane off Australia’s west coast that it is unlikely to be from MH370.
The flight, with 239 people — including 153 Chinese citizens — on board, vanished en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014.
The suitcase was found on Thursday not far from plane wreckage which fuelled speculation it may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, which vanished last year with 239 people on board.
The video was shot by the rebels shows how they disturbingly worked around the victims to rummage through their belongings
The memorial, which features a plaque inscribed with the names of Australians who were killed, is set in soil that a police officer brought back from Ukraine.
Judge Norsharidah Awang sentenced 34-year-old mechanic Basheer Ahmad following his conviction last Wednesday.
The Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014.
Grief-stricken family members plan to hold an event in Beijing to mark one year since the Boeing 777 went missing.
“I do reassure the families of our hope and expectation that the ongoing search will succeed,” Abbott told parliament.
The family of a passenger of the Malaysian Airlines aircraft that disappeared in March this year is still seeking answers.
Malaysia, a majority Muslim country, had initially sought to have the remains returned by July 28 for Hari Raya.
Malaysia also called for a comprehensive investigation by international independent bodies into the crash.