Earlier, Malaysia Airlines called families to a meeting at a Beijing hotel telling them all evidence suggests the plane went down in the Southern Indian Ocean.
Malaysia's prime minister spoke around 10 a.m. this morning.
“Its last position was in the middle of the Indian Ocean, west of Perth. This is a remote location far from any possible landing sites,” said Prime Minister Najib Razak. “It is therefore with deep sadness and regret I must inform you that according to this new data, flight MH 370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean.”
Early Monday Chinese and Australian planes spotted several objects in an area identified by multiple satellite images as containing possible debris from the missing Malaysian airliner.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the crew on board an Australian P3 Orion had located two objects in the search zone -- the first grey or green and circular, the second orange and rectangular.
The Prime Minister said there will be another news conference with more details tomorrow.