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Families Receive Payment: Missing Flight 370
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (CBS2/FOX28) - Families of people on board missing flight 370 are beginning to receive their first payouts.
Each victim's family will get $50,000 in this first round of payouts.
A government official who is in charge of giving out the money says six Malaysian families and one Chinese family have already received their money.
The Malaysian Deputy Foreign Minister says a decision on a final amount each family will get will be made when the issue of the tragedy is over.
He added, they'll make the decision when the airplane is found and when investigators know what brought the plane down.