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What’s next in the stalled hunt for Flight 370?

 Thursday marked a bleak moment for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. For the first time since it disappeared March 8 with 239 people on board, no one is looking for it. An unmanned sub that spent weeks scouring the area of the Indian Ocean where searchers had detected acoustic signals they hoped were from the aircraft

MH370 Tragedy: Malaysian govt approves transition phase of transition phase

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government has approved the transition phase prioritising deep-sea search for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370, and suspending the air and surface search. Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the approval from the Cabinet was received after he briefed them on the outcome of the Tripartite Ministerial Meeting

Australia dismisses possible Missing Plane wreckage claim

 The Australian agency heading up the search for the missing Malaysian jet has dismissed a claim by a resource survey company that it found possible plane wreckage in the northern Bay of Bengal. The location cited by Australia-based GeoResonance Pty Ltd. is thousands of kilometers (miles) north of a remote area in the Indian Ocean

Ocean floor search for missing Malaysia plane cut short again

 The search for a Malaysia Airlines jetliner deep in the Indian Ocean was again cut short on Wednesday when technical problems forced a U.S. Navy underwater drone to surface without finding anything, officials said. While a massive air and sea search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 is continuing almost 2,000 km (1,200 miles) off

Submarine Hunt for Malaysian Plane Aborted After Six Hours

 A submarine scouring the floor of the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian (MAS) jet had to abort its maiden voyage after descending too deep, providing investigators with less than half the data the equipment was meant to capture. The Bluefin-21 vessel was forced back to the surface by a built-in safety feature after dropping

Malaysia Airlines search heads deep underwater in new phase

 A U.S. Navy underwater drone will be deployed to scour the floor of the Indian Ocean for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, search officials said on Monday, launching a new phase of the operation after nearly six weeks of fruitless searching. The hunt for flight MH370 will head deep underwater as the batteries in the

MH370 TRAGEDY: Air and sea hunt for missing plane resumes (Day 35)

 PERTH (Australia): An air and sea hunt for the missing Malaysian jet resumed Friday in the same swath of the southern Indian Ocean where an underwater sensor made the fifth detection of a signal in recent days, raising hopes that searchers are closing in on what could be a flight recorder. An Australian air force

Australian PM confident sounds are from Flight 370

Authorities are confident that signals detected deep below the surface of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysian jet’s black boxes, Australia’s prime minister said Friday, raising hopes officials may eventually solve one of the most perplexing aviation mysteries of all time. Tony Abbott told reporters in Shanghai, China, that crews hunting for