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Correction of satellite data leads search priority southward

English.news.cn   2014-04-06 12:42:02

PERTH, Australia, April 6 (Xinhua) -- New correction of satellite data has shifted the priority to the southern part of the search area, Australia's chief coordinator said.

"The whole of the existing search area remains the most likely area that the aircraft entered the water, but based on the new advice the southern area now has a higher priority," retired Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, head of the Australian agency coordinating the multinational search operation, told reporters.

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PERTH, Australia, April 5 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese military aircraft searching for the missing Malaysian jetliner spotted white floating objects in the remote southern Indian Ocean west of here Saturday, Chinese military sources said.

The crew of a Chinese Ilyushin IL-76 plane spotted numerous white floating objects in about 20 minutes starting from 11:05 a.m. local time (0305 GMT) and took pictures of them. Full story

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