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No Filipinos on missing Malaysia Airlines plane

Posted at | Updated as of 03/09/14 8:15 AM

MANILA - Most of the passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 are Chinese/Taiwanese.

There are no Filipinos on the plane, based on the passenger manifest released by Malaysia Airlines.

A total of 153 or more than half of the 239 passengers and crew are Chinese/Taiwanese.

Malaysians followed next with 38.

All crew on board are Malaysians, the airline said.

Below are the nationalities of the passengers on board the missing plane.

Nationality
Total
China/Taiwan
153 including infant/1
Malaysia
38
India
5
Indonesia
7
Australia
6
France
4
USA
3 including infant
New Zealand
2
Ukraine
2
Canada
2
Russian
1
Italy
1
Netherlands
1
Austrian
1

The plane went missing at 2:40 a.m. Saturday after leaving Malaysia for Beijing, China.