Two of the people on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were employees of Pennsylvania companies.
All 239 people aboard the flight and the plane itself have seemingly disappeared into thin air. An oil slick originally thought to be a crash site was found not to be. A piece of metal thought to be part of the plane was found to be sea trash.
The plane took off from Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, bound for Beijing. It never arrived.
Aboard the plane were Chng Mei Lei and Muktesh Mukherjee, both of whom work for Pennsylvania companies, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Chng, 33, is an engineer for Washington County-based Flexsys America LP. She has worked for the company since 2005, it said.
Mukherjee, 42, is a Canadian citizen who works for XCoal Energy and Resources, a coal company in Latrobe, The New York Times reported. Mukherjee was based in Beijing, XCoal told The Times, and his wife also was aboard the plane.