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Malaysia receives French satellite images showing suspicious objects

English.news.cn   2014-03-23 17:59:55

KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia on Sunday received new satellite images from the French authorities showing objects along the southern corridor missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 might have taken, according to a statement of Malaysian Ministry of Transport.

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Visual search for missing plane continues, taking time: AMSA

PERTH, Australia, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Visual search continued on Sunday for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the sea area where suspicious objects had been spotted by satellite images, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.

The visual search may take time as the biggest challenge is remoteness of the search area, which is about 2,500 kilometers away from the Australian southwestern port city of Perth, an official with AMSA said at a press conference. Full story

Australian PM says small debris possibly related to MH370 spotted

MELBOURNE, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday that small pieces of debris were spotted in the southern Indian Ocean, but he added cautiously that it was too early to confirm their linkage to the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight.

Abbott announced the latest update on the ongoing search before leaving Papua New Guinea Sunday morning. Full story

Malaysian airliner search enters fourth day in southern Indian Ocean

CANBERRA, March 23 (Xinhua) -- An international search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Sunday began its fourth day covering an expansive area in the southern Indian Ocean.

The search zone was reaching about 2,500 km southwest of the Australian city of Perth, ABC News reported. Full story

Hope growing in search for missing Malaysian airliner: Australian PM

CANBERRA, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot said Sunday there is "increasing hope" of finding wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Abbott said in an interview in Papua New Guinea published by his office that it was still too early to definitely identify objects seen floating in the water by aircraft observers Saturday as they searched an area for an object spotted in Chinese satellite imagery.

"Obviously we have now had a number of very credible leads and there is increasing hope, no more than hope, no more than hope, that we might be on the road to discovering what did happen to this ill-fated aircraft," he said. Full story

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