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MH370: US Navy says too early to dismiss black box-type signals

Senior officer was ‘premature’ in claiming pings probably came from a search ship or pinger locator itself, says US military. A US pinger locator is fitted to the Australian search ship Ocean Shield. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters The United States Navy has backtracked from comments made by a senior officer that it no longer believed four

U.S. Navy official says last month’s ‘pings’ unlikely from missing Malaysia jet

A U.S. Navy official said four acoustic pings at the center of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared in March, are no longer believed to be from the aircraft’s black boxes, according to a report by CNN. Australian search authorities narrowed the search for the missing jet last month after picking