KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese embassy here confirmed Saturday that Chinese satellite spotted a 22-meter-long and 13-meter-wide floating object along the southern corridor missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 might have taken.
The satellite images, which China's State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense said were taken Tuesday, show that the object was about 120 km southwest of the suspicious debris Australia announced Thursday.
Malaysian acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein, who placed the size of the object at 22 meters by 30 meters at a press conference, later corrected his statement.
Chinese satellite imagery shows large suspicious object -- Malaysian minister
KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 (Xinhua) -- China has informed Malaysia of satellite imagery that shows a 22-meter-wide, 30-meter-long object in the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia's acting transport minister said Saturday. Full story
Final communication from missing jet MH370 reveals two odd points: Telegraph
LONDON, March 21 (Xinhua) -- The final 54 minutes of communication between the co-pilot of the Malaysia Airlines MH370 and the control tower has revealed two odd points, the British daily Telegraph reported on Friday.
The first odd point was a message delivered by the cockpit at 1.07 a.m., saying that the plane was flying at a cruising altitude of 35,000 feet, the daily reported. Full story
New satellite data guides hunt for missing Malaysian airline in Southern Indian Ocean
CANBERRA, March 22 (Xinhua) -- Search operations in the Southern Indian Ocean for a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft resumed, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) announced on Saturday, saying that the current search area, about 2,500 kilometers southwest of Australia, was identified based on satellite data on Thursday.
The AMSA said so far no sightings have been reported, and the current search area was identified based on satellite images provided by the Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organization ( AGO). Full story