Thai police say the tickets linked to stolen passports were bought by an Iranian man:
Among the mysteries in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are the identities and motivations of 2 men who used stolen passports to board the jet.
(Saw Siow Feng/The Malay Mail Online)
[The New York Times] False Leads Set Back Hunt for Missing Malaysian Jet
A suspected life raft bobbing in the Gulf of Thailand turned out to be the lid of a large box, Vietnamese authorities said. An oil slick in Malaysian waters was found not to contain jet fuel. And what was initially thought to be an aircraft tail floating in the Gulf of Thailand was actually “logs tied together,” according to a Malaysian official.
[The Wall Street Journal] Massive Search for Malaysian Plane Proves Fruitless
[The Malay Mail Online] Search area for MH370 to widen tomorrow
Missing Malaysian jet may have disintegrated in mid-air: source:
KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam (Reuters) – Officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people on board suspect it may have disintegrated in mid-flight, a senior source said on Sunday, as Vietnam reported a possible sighting of wreckage from the plane.
[Reuters] Malaysia investigators probe possible airport security lapse
Suspicions that the Beijing-bound Boeing jet, which vanished on Saturday with 239 people on board, may have been hijacked or bombed have risen after at least two passengers were found to be using stolen passports, though Malaysia’s government stressed it was considering all possibilities.
[USA Today] Stolen passports used on Malaysia flight are common
[The Independent] Malaysia Airlines: Search for true identity of passengers with stolen passports launched as terrorism concern grows
[The Wall Street Journal] (Video) Thailand a Hotbed for Fake and Stolen Passports