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Search For MH370 Intensifies With Mini-submarine

Malaysia's Transport Minister said Thursday that they will intensify the search with a mini-submarine for the defunct Malaysia Airlines aircraft. The autonomous underwater vehicle Bluefin-21 that tracks the depths on the part of the Indian Ocean in search of the aircraft that disappeared March 8 conducted its first successful exploration. Two previous missions had to be aborted due to technical difficulties. Meanwhile, scientists in Western Australia tested samples from a stain of oil in the area to see whether it belonged to the Boeing 777-200 with 239 people aboard flying between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing.
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Possible Malaysia Airlines Debris Detected

The Minister of Defense and Transportation of Malaysia, Hishammuddin Hussein, confirmed yesterday that the search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 is concentrated in the Indian Ocean, where they have sighted possible wreckage of the missing plane. Hussein, announced this Wednesday that 122 objects which could correspond to the aircraft Boeing 777-200ER from Malaysia Airlines which disappeared March 8 with 239 people aboard have been located via satellite. In a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Hussein has said that some of the objects measure up to 23 meters long and that an airbus satellite image shows a bright object that could be a solid material. Hussein…
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Malaysia Says That Lost Plane Ended Up In The Ocean And Assumes That There Are No Survivors

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, confirmed in a press conference that flight MH370 is lost and that there are no survivors. Malaysia Airlines sent to the relatives of the people aboard the plane a text message in which they were informed of the facts before the statements of the Prime Minister. It was said that the message was sent both to family in Malaysia as well as in Beijing. The firms "have concluded that MH370 flew along the southern corridor, and that its last position was in the middle of the Indian Ocean, west of Perth," Mr Razak…
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Australian Authorities Suspend Search For the Day Of MH370

The search for debris in the Indian Ocean of defunct Malaysia Airlines aircraft was suspended on Thursday. The authority of Australian Maritime Safety (AMSA) said that operations will continue on Friday morning. Australian authorities had seen via satellite two objects that could belong to the plane, which disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board while they were covering the route between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing. Aircraft and ships were sent to the area from Australia, New Zealand and United States to track these objects, which are 2,500 kilometres of Perth, on the southwest coast of Australia. The largest…
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Family Heard The Last Communication From Missing Plane

Relatives of the 154 Chinese passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared last Friday heard the communication of aircraft pilots with air traffic controllers in Malaysia and Vietnam before the disappearance of the aircraft. The family gathered in a hotle in Beijing demanding to hear the dialogue that developed in the cabin before the plane vanished from radar. Representatives of the airline told relatives that the plane was flying over the sea border between Malaysia and Vietnam, and was informed of this by the control tower in Malaysia, to which one of the pilots of the plane said…
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Vietnam Authorities Rule Out New Information Pertaining to the Malayasia Airlines Flight

Vietnam Authorities ruled out possible new information about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. One oil worker claimed to have seen a burning plane fall from the sky about 300 kilometers from the coast, but members of the Vietnam army said that such information was false. Malaysian authorities reported that they have reduced their search efforts in the western area of the Malay Peninsula, ignoring the information on whether the plane would have changed its trajectory during flight.
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Malaysia Airlines Flight Changed Its Route

Malaysia Airlines plane turned west, deviating from its planned route, before disappearing, according to information of a military radar, said the Malaysian Air Force. The flight MH370 disappeared on Saturday with 239 people on board while covering the route between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing an hour after takeoff. Meanwhile, two Iranian citizens, ages 19 and 30, were traveling with passports stolen in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared last Friday, Interpol said. The men were identified as Pouri Nourmohamadi and Seyed Mohammadreza Delavar and did not have any links with terrorist organizations, as initially suspected.
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Malaysia Identifies Passengers Traveling with Stolen Passports

Two Iranian citizens of 19 and 30 years old were traveling with stolen passports in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared last Friday, Interpol said . The men were identified as Pouri Nourmohamadi and Delavar Seyed Mohammadreza and did not have any links with terrorist organizations, as was initially suspected. Secretary General of Interpol, Ronald K. Noble, said that the young men showed no sign of belonging to a terrorist group and they are inclined to think that the disappearance of the aircraft is not related to such attacks. Meanwhile, the head of the Malaysian police, Khalid Abu Bakar…
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Lost Malaysian Airplane: Search Broadened & Oil Stains Discarded

Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, General Director of the Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia, was on hand to talk to the press. Malaysian officials say the search area for the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last Friday en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, has been amplified on the east coast, and extended to some areas of the west coast. Oil samples found in the South China Sea have been discarded. The officials added that the two passengers traveling on the stolen European passports were not of Asian appearance. The Malaysian police had previously said that they thought they had identified one…
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