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Submission + - Newly Detected Objects Draw Searchers for Malaysian Plane (nytimes.com) 1

mdsolar writes: "The Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, said on Thursday that satellite imagery had detected floating objects in the southern Indian Ocean that might be parts of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet that vanished on March 8. But he and an Australian rescue organizer both counseled caution about the sighting.

“The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has received information based on satellite imagery of objects possibly related to the search,” Mr. Abbott told Australia’s Parliament in Canberra, the national capital. “Following specialist analysis of this satellite imagery, two possible objects related to the search have been identified.”

Mr. Abbott said an Orion surveillance plane from the Australian Air Force would fly to the area off the coast of Western Australia and arrive later Thursday. Three more aircraft would follow, he said. Mr. Abbott said he had told Malaysia’s prime minister, Najib Razak, of the developments."

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Newly Detected Objects Draw Searchers for Malaysian Plane

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  • Wake me when they confirm some debris. This isn't Drudge or the Daily Fail, we don't need to hear about yet another unconfirmed sighting.

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