Twenty employees of U.S. Chipmaker among passengers on Malaysian flight
None of Austin, Texas-based Freescale's most senior executives were on board Boeing Co's 777-200ER, which vanished from radar screens about an hour after it took off from Kuala Lumpur for Beijing.
There were no confirmed signs of the plane or any wreckage, well over 24 hours after flight MH370 went missing.
Twelve of the Freescale employees on the plane were from Malaysia and eight from China, the company said in a statement.
"At present, we are solely focused on our employees and their families," Freescale Chief Executive Officer Gregg Lowe said in a statement.
Freescale has sites in Tianjin and Kuala Lumpur for testing and packaging chips used in automobiles, consumer products, telecommunications infrastructure and industrial equipment.
(Reporting by Noel Randewich in San Francisco; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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