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Experts 'highly confident' MH370 not in search zone

Dec 20, 2016 - 9:25 AM

Australian and international experts conclude the plane is not where they have been looking for more than two years

A handout photo taken on April 16, 2014, and released on April 17, 2014, shows Scott Woodard (L) and Craig Turner (R) from Phoenix International monitoring the Artemis' depth and speed as the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle scans the ocean floor for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. MC1 Peter Blair/Australian Defence/AFP

One ship left in MH370 underwater search

Dec 07, 2016 - 5:14 PM

The Fugro Equator one of 4 vessels involved in the search remains in the 120 000 square kilometer 46 000 square mile zone where investigators believe the Malaysia Airlines jet went down

FUGRO EQUATOR. An undated handout photo obtained on September 29, 2014, shows the Australian-contracted survey ship M/V Fugro Equator. File photo by FUGRO / AFP

Fed-up MH370 relatives head to Madagascar

Dec 03, 2016 - 5:26 PM

It has fallen into our hands to take on this search upon ourselves says Grace Nathan a Malaysian attorney who lost her mother on the flight

HOPE. Grace Nathan (C), whose mother Anne Daisy was onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, addresses the media prior to departing for Madagascar from Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on December 3, 2016. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana /AFP

MH370 plunged rapidly, not ready for landing – new report

Nov 02, 2016 - 2:20 PM

UPDATED The report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau finds the plane s final satellite communications were consistent with the aircraft being in a high and increasing rate of descent when it vanished

Malaysia Airlines planes are seen at departure gates at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang on March 8, 2015. Mohd Rasfan/AFP

MH370 'debris' handed to Australian agency

Sep 12, 2016 - 8:02 PM

An American amateur investigator hands possible debris from missing flight MH370 to Australian officials

A Malaysia Airlines logo is pictured at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang on March 8, 2015. Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysia-bound AirAsia X plane ends up in Melbourne

Sep 07, 2016 - 6:20 PM

Safety officials say the incident occurred March 10 of last year with air traffic controllers on alert after the plane began flying in the wrong direction

AIRASIA. An AirAsia budget airline passenger jet flies over Singapore on September 2, 2016. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Tanzania debris to be checked for MH370 link – Australia

Jun 24, 2016 - 3:15 PM

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is seeking further information on the debris to ascertain whether it was from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 MH370 says Australia s Transport Minister Darren Chester

SEARCH CONTINUES. Balloons with MH370 written on them during a remembrance ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 06 March 2016. File photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA

Debris found in Australia ruled out as being from MH370

Jun 22, 2016 - 5:58 PM

Two other pieces of debris found around the same time on the Madagascan island of Nosy Boraha are still being examined

SEARCHING FOR MH370. An undated and unplaced handout photo obtained from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) on December 3, 2015, shows Havila Harmony, one of three ships scouring the southern Indian Ocean for the remains of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. File photo by AFP /FUGRO /ATSB

New debris images examined by MH370 search team

Jun 10, 2016 - 10:30 AM

So far 8 pieces of debris excluding the most recent finds have been discovered thousands of kilometers from the current search zone far off the west Australian coast

MH370. A file picture dated March 6, 2015 shows a man in front of a Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 mural painting at Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. File photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA

Wild weather delays completion of MH370 search

Jun 08, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Australia which is leading the search also warns that weather conditions may worsen further in the coming months

epa05200237 A candelight is seen against a commemorative placard for the missing passengers of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 , outside a church at Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 08 March 2016. Malaysia has not given up on finding the remains of missing flight MH370 within the current search remit, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on 08 March 2016, on the second anniversary of the flight's disappearance. Relatives of those on board have expressed concern that authorities might call off the search before the wreck and their loved ones' remains are located. The most extensive search in aviation history has failed to locate Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which went missing on 08 March 2014 while en route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing, China, with 239 passengers and crew on board. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing on 08 March 2014 while en route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing, China, with 239 passengers and crew on board. Its search is the most expensive and expansive in aviation history. EPA/FAZRY ISMAIL

MH370 kin 'gravely concerned' at impending end of search

May 23, 2016 - 4:40 PM

Many family members still suspect a cover up in the mystery and have repeatedly called for the most expensive search operation in history to continue until something is found

GRIEVING. Two relatives of passengers of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cry as they arrive at the Yonghegong Lama Temple for prayers, in Beijing, China, March 8, 2015. Photo by Rolex dela Pena/EPA

Search for MH370 likely to end by August

May 20, 2016 - 1:15 PM

The search zone has so far yielded no clues as to what happened aboard MH370 a scheduled flight that disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in one of the most enduring mysteries in aviation history

UNTIL AUGUST. A file picture dated March  6, 2016 shows a woman writing messages for the passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on a banner during a remembrance ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. File photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA

More debris 'almost certainly' from MH370 – Australia

May 12, 2016 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED Five pieces of debris are now identified as either definitely or probably from the ill fated plane

MH370. A file picture dated 06 March 2016 shows a woman writing messages for the passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on a banner during a remembrance ceremony to mark the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. File photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA

Wing part arrives in France as MH370 link investigated

Aug 01, 2015 - 2:05 PM

UPDATED Experts will begin their analysis on August 5 If confirmed the discovery would mark the first breakthrough in a case that has baffled aviation experts for 16 months

MISSING PLANE. A picture made available July 30, 2015 shows officers carrying pieces of debris from an unidentified aircraft apparently washed ashore in Saint-Andre de la Reunion, eastern La Reunion island, France, July 29. File photo by Raymond Wae Tion/EPA

Australia PM suggests MH370 search could be scaled back

Mar 05, 2015 - 12:25 PM

Abbott: I can t promise that the search will go on at this intensity forever but we will continue our very best efforts to resolve this mystery and provide some answers

Young passengers take a picture of Malayisa Airline aircraft using their mobile phone at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 08 September 2014. Ahmad Yusni/EPA

Shipping containers but no MH370 debris in underwater hunt – Australia

Mar 03, 2015 - 2:44 PM

Chief commissioner of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau ATSB Martin Dolan says they had found nothing resembling debris from the Malaysia Airlines jet

A picture made available on 30 March 2014 shows Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion Co-pilot Brett McKenzie looking out the flight deck for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 over the southern Indian Ocean, 29 March 2014. Jason Reed/Pool/EPA

10 months on, Australia confident of finding MH370

Jan 16, 2015 - 4:38 PM

In this 60 000 square kilometers it s very likely we will find the aircraft but we don t know exactly where

LOOKING FOR MH370. This handout photo taken on April 1, 2014 by Australian Defence shows HMAS Toowoomba (bottom) conducting a replenishment at sea with HMAS Success (top) during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Photo from AFP/ Australian Defence/ Abis Chris Beerens

Dutch firm to conduct MH370 underwater search

Aug 06, 2014 - 12:17 PM

The underwater search will aim to locate the aircraft and any evidence such as debris and flight recorders to assist the Malaysian investigation team on the disappearance of MH370

WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY. A picture made available on 30 March 2014 shows a view of the Indian Ocean taken from a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion aircraft searching for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, over the southern Indian Ocean, 29 March 2014. Jason Reed/Pool/EPA

After MH17 tragedy, Australia assures search for MH370 goes on

Jul 23, 2014 - 3:28 PM

Australia leads the multinational search for MH370 which disappeared on March 8 carrying 239 people and is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean

SEARCHING. A handout picture shows Leading Seaman, Boatswain's Mate, William Sharkey searching for debris in the Southern Indian Ocean on April 6, 2014. Australian Defense Department/EPA

Australia probes possible MH370 witness account

Jun 04, 2014 - 4:06 PM

A British yachtswoman claims she saw MH370 on fire on the night of the disappearance of MH370

SEARCHING. A handout picture shows Leading Seaman, Boatswain's Mate, William Sharkey searching for debris in the Southern Indian Ocean on April 6, 2014. Australian Defense Department/EPA

Indian Ocean 'discounted' as MH370 crash zone

May 29, 2014 - 12:56 PM

2ND UPDATE Notes the JACC no signs of aircraft debris have been found by the autonomous underwater vehicle since it joined the search

MH370. The coordinator of the JACC, Angus Houston, during a press conference with in Canberra, Australia, 05 May 2014. Alan Porritt/EPA