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New Signal Detected In Hunt For Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — An Australian military plane participating in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Thursday detected an underwater acoustic signal that may be from the Boeing 777’s black boxes, Australian authorities said. The P-3 Orion has been dropping buoys equipped with hydrophones that can pick up such […]

April 10, 2014

More Signals Are Detected That May Be From Malaysian Jetliner

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — An Australian ship hunting for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has picked up two more transmissions similar to those of the jet’s “black boxes,” and the coordinator of the search said Wednesday the “pings” were helping to narrow the search area significantly. The vessel Ocean Shield, towing an […]

April 9, 2014

U.S. Navy Device Detects Sustained ‘Pings’ In Flight 370 Search

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — An Australian ship towing a U.S. Navy “pinger” locator has twice picked up sustained signals that may be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370’s “black boxes,” and searchers are likely to deploy an underwater exploratory vehicle soon to look for wreckage, authorities said Monday. The first acoustic event […]

April 7, 2014

Two Ships Scour 150-Mile Path For ‘Black Box’ Signal From Missing Malaysian Plane

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — Investigators began searching underwater Friday for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, with two ships homing in on a 150-mile path in the Indian Ocean where analysts believe the jet probably went down. A pinger locator lent by the U.S. Navy was being towed by the Australian ship Ocean […]

April 4, 2014

No Clues In MH370 Cockpit Transcript As Search Wears On

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) — Malaysia revealed the full radio communications with the pilots of its missing flight Tuesday, but the routine exchanges shed no light on the mystery as an Indian Ocean search for wreckage bore on with no end in sight. The previously unreleased conversations between MH370’s pilots and air traffic controllers had been […]

April 1, 2014

Australia Says Plane Search Efforts Are Only Increasing

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — Crews continued searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the Indian Ocean west of Australia on Tuesday as authorities emphasized ramped-up efforts to determine what happened to the airliner that went missing March 8. Officials said an Australian military ship towing a pinger locator — which can scan […]

April 1, 2014