The last search for MH370 found no wreckage and no clues about the plane's fate

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
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After a three-month-long sweeping probe of the Indian Ocean in search of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, searchers were forced to concede defeat on Tuesday, The Associated Press reported.

MH370 went missing in March 2014, disappearing with 239 people on board while flying from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing. Previous searches found no sign of the plane.

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Summer Meza, The Week US

Summer Meza has worked at The Week since 2018, serving as a staff writer, a news writer and currently the deputy editor. As a proud news generalist, she edits everything from political punditry and science news to personal finance advice and film reviews. Summer has previously written for Newsweek and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, covering national politics, transportation and the cannabis industry.