Aviation experts can recall only one major incident similar to the mysterious disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over the weekend. Air France Flight 447 was flying over a large body of deep water when it suddenly went missing in 2009.
Portland police had to be called in to subdue a 22-pound (10-kilogram) house cat that trapped its owners inside their bedroom after attacking their baby. The baby was not injured in the Sunday incident.
The mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 deepened Monday after search crews in the waters south of Vietnam failed to find any debris from the plane that disappeared on Saturday local time.