122’new objects’ spotted Flight MH370: Malaysia Minister
Malaysia’s acting transport minister Hishammuddin Bin Hussein announced there is further 122 objects potentially from missing Malaysian flight have been identified by Satellite some of the objects were as much as 23 metres in length. Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (MRSA) received new satellite images from France that were taken in March 23.
The France-based Airbus has captured some of the o objects which appeared bright and were possibly of solid material. Mr Hussein said the objects were located in a 400 sq. km area around 2,557km (1588 miles) from Perth in Western Australia.
Now the search area in the southern Indian Ocean has been split into east and west selection, he added.
Mr Hussein said, “This is another new lead that will help direct the search operation”.
There is been huge search going on by search and recovery teams from six different countries for the pieces of debris in a remote area of southern Indian Ocean, where experts have concluded that the missing plane MH370 likely to have ended up.
Seven military reconnaissance planes from Australia, China, New Zealand, United States, Japan and South Korea and also five civil aircraft are making flights over the vast area.
The Australian Maritime Safety (Amsa), co-ordinating search, said on Wednesday that flights had resumed and conditions had improved after bad weather of which the search had suspended previous day.
On Wednesday Australia’s parliament observes one minute’ silence in remembrance of the passengers from the lost Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, who are now presumed dead.
The Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared on 8 March with 239 passengers on board including 12 crew members.
Info: Sajhilo Nepali Magazine