Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Prayers Continue As Search And Rescue Teams Scour The Globe For Missing Airliner [PHOTOS]

  @lukeydukeyl.villapaz@ibtimes.com on March 19 2014 2:59 PM

As more theories about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 continue to emerge from pilots, government officials and media outlets, surviving members of the missing 227 passengers and 12 crew members wait anxiously for more information or possibly a resolution to this mystery which has grabbed the world’s attention.

While many focus their attention on the stream of statements, retractions and numerous theories surrounding the state of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, others have gathered together to keep the missing passengers and crewmembers in their thoughts and prayers as the search continues.

In Kuala Lumpur International Airport, a gallery of artwork has been set up with artwork to convey support for the missing passengers and crew along with their surviving families. Elsewhere, throughout Malaysia, people continue to write messages on walls which were once white, now completely covered with messages encouraging others to “pray for MH370.”

Many of the messages and artwork in support of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have come out of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but it isn’t the only place where people have shown their support, prayers and thoughts for Flight MH370.

Outpourings of support thoughts and prayers have been seen all over the world and in many forms.

Across the South China Sea, students in China have also shown support of the missing plane, along with its missing passengers and crew by lighting candles and gathering for prayer ceremonies. Further westward, artists have shown their support for the missing airline in India through sand sculptures and other artwork.

Whether or not the plane will be found continues to be anyone’s guess as search and rescue teams comprising of multiple countries continue to look for Flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean and elsewhere.

As the search and rescue boats and planes continue to scour the ever widening search area, those back on land continue to show their support for the passengers and crewmembers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 through artwork, thoughts and prayers.

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An artwork conveying well-wishes for the passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is seen at a viewing gallery in Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 19, 2014. Reuters/Edgar Su

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A combination photo shows various artwork and well-wishes put up by members of the public for the passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at a viewing gallery at Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 19, 2014. Reuters/Edgar Su

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A woman writes a message of support for family members of passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur March 18, 2014. Reuters/Samsul Said

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A woman looks at messages of support left for family members and passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur March 18, 2014. Reuters/Samsul Said

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A boy comforts a crying girl during a special prayer for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in central Kuala Lumpur March 18, 2014. Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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Messages of support are hung during a special event for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in central Kuala Lumpur March 18, 2014. Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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Students gather around a three dimensional artwork, based on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, that was painted on a school ground in Makati city, metro Manila March 17, 2014. Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

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A girl looks at planes through the window of the departure hall at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 17, 2014. Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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Women look at messages and well-wishes for family members of passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at an event to express solidarity in Subang Jaya March 16, 2014. Reuters/Samsul Said

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A woman leaves a messages of support and hope for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in central Kuala Lumpur March 16, 2014 Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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A man looks at messages of support and hope for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 displayed in central Kuala Lumpur March 16, 2014. Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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Muslims attend Friday prayers at the National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur March 14, 2014. Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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Muslims attend Friday prayers at the National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur March 14, 2014. Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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Muslims perform a special prayer for passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane at the departure hall of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 13, 2014. Reuters/Edgar Su

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Muslims perform a special prayer for passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane at the departure hall of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 13, 2014. Reuters/Edgar Su

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Ibrahim Mat Zin (C), a local well-known "bomoh" (the Malay term for a shaman), holds two coconuts as he performs a ritual to help finding the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 12, 2014. Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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A woman writes a message of support and hope for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 on a banner at Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 12, 2014. Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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A woman places a sign of support and hope for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that she made and brought to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 11, 2014. Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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International school students light candles to pray for passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, in Zhuji, Zhejiang province, March 10, 2014. Reuters

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Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik applies the final touches to a sand art sculpture he created wishing for the well being of the passengers of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, on a beach in Puri, in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, March 9, 2014. Reuters

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