‘Debris’ in Indian Ocean a ‘credible lead’ in jet search

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21 March 2014 05:45:25 The Asian Age

Aircraft and ships ploughed through dire weather on Thursday in search of objects floating in remote seas off Australia that Malaysia’s government called a “credible lead” in the trans-continental hunt for ajetliner missing for nearly two weeks. The large objects, which Australian officials said were spotted by satellite four days ago in one of the remotest parts of the globe, are the most promising find in days as searchers scour a vast area for the plane lost with 239 people on board. A Norwegian merchant ship arrived in the area on Thursday, but officials cautioned it could take days to confirm if the objects were parts of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777. Malaysia’s government said the search would continue elsewhere despite the sighting in the southern Indian Ocean. The area where the objects were spotted is around 2,500 km southwest of Perth, roughly corresponding to the far end of a southern track that investigators calculated the aircraft could have taken after it was diverted. “Yesterday I said that we wanted to reduce the area of the search. We now have a credible lead,” Malaysian transport minister Hishammuddin Hussein said. A search for the plane that began in the tropical waters off Malaysia’s East coast has now switched to the vast, icy southern oceans between Australia, southern Africa and Antarctica. Full article on ‘Debris’ in Indian Ocean a ‘credible lead’ in jet search

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Australia: ‘Credible lead’ shifts jet search area

3.8375776 28 March 2014 07:01:26 Asian Correspondent

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities say the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner has shifted because of a "new credible lead."

Vice null Time28 March 2014 07:01:26


'Credible lead' shifts MH370 jet search area

3.3578804 28 March 2014 06:45:03 News24 Top Stories

The search zone for the Malaysian airliner that crashed in the Indian Ocean nearly three weeks ago has shifted 1 100km to the northeast after new analysis of radar data.

Vice All News Time28 March 2014 06:45:03


'Credible lead' shifts MH370 jet search area

2.9185336 28 March 2014 06:36:50 News24 World

The search zone for the Malaysian airliner that crashed in the Indian Ocean nearly three weeks ago has shifted 1 100km to the northeast after new analysis of radar data.

Vice All News Time28 March 2014 06:36:50


'Credible lead' shifts jet search area

2.9185336 28 March 2014 04:34:58 AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)

Australian authorities say search has moved 1,100 kms to the north on new information from Malaysian investigators.

Vice All News Time28 March 2014 04:34:58


China sends ships to Indian Ocean as search for missing jet debris intensifies

2.9185336 21 March 2014 09:22:37 WN.com - World News

Published March 21, 2014FoxNews.com Ask the Experts: Breakthrough in missing plane search? Crews battle dangerous waters in search for Flight 370 Flight 370 search focuses on waters off western Australia An international search for possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane resumed Friday in the southern Indian Ocean, with China sending three warships and an icebreaker to join search planes in one of the remotest places on Earth.  Australian authorities said the first plane sent Friday to to locate two large objects detected by satellites returned empty-handed from its hunt through rough seas about 1,400 miles from western Australia. Another three planes were still in the...

Vice All News Time21 March 2014 09:22:37


China sends ships to Indian Ocean as search for missing jet debris intensifies

2.5107021 21 March 2014 08:38:38 FOX News

An international search for objects that may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane resumed Friday in the southern Indian Ocean, with China sending three warships and an icebreaker to join search planes in one of the remotest places on Earth.

Vice All News Time21 March 2014 08:38:38


Search for Debris From Missing Jet Resumes in Indian Ocean

2.5107021 21 March 2014 08:27:55 NYT > Asia Pacific

The search for the objects seen in satellite images could be time-consuming, with no guarantee that they can be found and even less certainty that they are indeed from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Vice All News Time21 March 2014 08:27:55


'Credible' debris in Indian Ocean

2.5107021 20 March 2014 09:17:20 CNN.com - Asia

CNN's Anderson Cooper examines new evidence that objects related to Flight 370 may have been sighted in the Indian Ocean.

Vice All News Time20 March 2014 09:17:20


'Credible' debris found in Indian Ocean

2.5107021 20 March 2014 08:00:14 CNN.com - World

CNN's Anderson Cooper examines new evidence that objects related to Flight 370 may have been sighted in the Indian Ocean.

Vice All News Time20 March 2014 08:00:14


New US lead thrusts Malaysia jet search into Indian Ocean

2.2099235 14 March 2014 09:41:40 www.timesofoman.com

The needle-in-a-haystack hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner spread to the vast Indian Ocean Friday after the White House cited "new information" that it might have flown for hours after vanishing

Vice All News Time14 March 2014 09:41:40