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(140308) -- BEIJING, March 8, 2014 (Xinhua) -- Reporters are seen at Terminal 3 of Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China. A Malaysian passenger plane carrying 239 people, including 227 passengers and 12 crew members, has lost contact with air traffic control after leaving Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur, the carrier said Saturday. Chinese aviation authorities have confirmed that there were around  160 Chinese nationals aboard the plane. The facility of Beijing Capital International Airport has activated an emergency response system. (Xinhua/Luo Xiaoguang) (cjq)

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(140308) -- BEIJING, March 8, 2014 (Xinhua) -- Reporters are seen at Terminal 3 of Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China. A Malaysian passenger plane carrying 239 people, including 227 passengers and 12 crew members, has lost contact with air traffic control after leaving Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur, the carrier said Saturday. Chinese aviation authorities have confirmed that there were around 160 Chinese nationals aboard the plane. The facility of Beijing Capital International Airport has activated an emergency response system. (Xinhua/Luo Xiaoguang) (cjq)