After 17 days of waiting, worrying and hoping, the families of the 227 passengers and 12 crew members aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 received the news that nobody wanted. On Monday morning, Malaysian Airlines authorities told families that "none of those on board have survived." All of that while the search for debris continues 1,500 miles southwest of Perth, Australia.
On Monday afternoon, NBC News hosted a live webchat, with Harry Smith (@HarrySmith) anchoring a live Q&A with correspondent Tom Costello (@tomcostellonbc) in Washington, D.C. Keir Simmons (@KeirSimmons) in Kuala Lumpur, and Don Borelli, Chief Operating Officer of the Soufan Group.
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