Something Big Down There
A P8 Poseidon, which is checking on objects suspected to be debris of MH370 some 2,500km southwest of Perth, reports radar hits of significant size
PETALING JAYA: A flight crew scouring the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 say that they were getting radar hits of “significant size”, indicating something was below the water’s surface.. SOURCE
Australian Satelitte spotted what might be from MH370 in the Indian Ocean but still need to be verified. Australia through AMSA (Australia Maritime Safety Authority) sent a search team to verify the satellite image.
This new lead spark new hope for the Search and Rescue comprising of 26 nations, the largest SAR team assembled for an air search.
It will still need to be verified when the scout sent by AMSA reached the destination about 2,400 km away SW of Perth in the Indian Ocean. It will take about 4 hours to reach the location. Based on the coordinate the object was spotted somewhere in this area on Google Map.
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The first search plane arrived back to Perth this evening, confirming it was not able to find debris. Limited visibility hampered the search for flight MH370.
Norvegian ship Car Carrier Hoegh St Petersburg arrived at the area.
OSLO, March 20 — Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship owner’s said today. – See more at: themalaymailonline
AMSA Full Statement posted at 2.01PM (Malaysian time)