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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