All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Indian Ocean’

Malaysia Airlines Wreckage to be Surveyed Underwater

On April 5, the international search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had its biggest discovery to date – a ping from below the ocean’s surface. The ping was discovered by the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship towing a US Navy ping locator. Three days after the first two initial pings were discovered, two more pings were heard, …

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Signals Confirmed

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has still not been recovered, but on Monday there is new evidence that the signals heard over the past few days have indeed been coming from the airplane’s black box. This new confirmation of the origin of the signals gives hope that perhaps the plane and its black box could be recovered. The problem lies in …

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Flight MH370 Search Narrowed, But Delayed

Flight MH370 was officially announced to be in a desolate area of the Indian Ocean around 1500 miles west of Perth, Australia on Monday. However, the area is a wide and unpredictable one with strong currents and trenches up to 3 miles deep. This will continue to challenge those that are still searching. “We’re not searching for a needle in …

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Malaysian Flight 370 Found? Crashed In Indian Ocean

After weeks of speculation as to the fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Malaysian government officials announced today that they are certain the plane went down in the southern Indian Ocean and that there are no survivors. It is also heavily speculated that the debris spotted by multiple rescue planes likely belongs to what’s left of the crashed plane. The …

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Malaysian Airlines: Chinese Satellite Spots Object

Another image of debris has been picked up by a Chinese satellite on Saturday, giving new hope for possible answers to the near three-week missing Malaysian flight MH370. The image is in close proximity to the other satellite images found by an Australian satellite earlier this week, in the remote stretch of the southern Indian Ocean, a vast expanse of …

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Indian Ocean Search Could Take Quite A While

The search for wreckage from Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 in the south Indian Ocean could take quite a while, investigators say, because even if the debris spotted by a satellite earlier this week does belong to the aircraft, it may have sunk or moved quite a ways from its original coordinates. Planes and ships from China, Australia, Britain and Malaysia …

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Cyclone Phailin Menances India as Hundreds of Thousands Flee

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is forecasting that Cyclone Phailin with sustained wind speeds of up to 185 km per hour (115 mph) gushing to 200 km per hour would hit peninsular India on Saturday evening from 6.00 pm onwards. The category 5 cyclone, termed as Very Severe Cyclone Storm, will impact the coastal states of Odisha, Bengal and Andhra …

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