Photo source: Xinhua / State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense
BEIJING, March 22 (Xinhua) -- Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said on Saturday China had informed Malaysia and Australia soon after a Chinese satellite spotted a large object possibly related to missing flight MH370.
Satellite imagery shows a 22-meter-long, 13-meter-wide object in the southern Indian Ocean, the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND) confirmed Saturday.
Chinese satellite spots large object possibly related to MH370
KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 (Xinhua) -- China's satellite has spotted a 22-meter-long and 13-meter-wide object in the southern Indian Ocean possibly related to the missing Malaysian jetliner, Malaysian Ministry of Transport said in a statement on Saturday.
The statement said China informed Malaysia of the information by phone during the regular press conference here this afternoon. Full story
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