Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Report: Chinese Site May Show Plane Debris Images

from fox

Los Angeles Local News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

BEIJING (AP) - China's official Xinhua News Agency says a government website has images of suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
The report says the satellite images from the morning of March 9 appear to show "three suspected floating objects" of varying sizes.
The report includes coordinates of a location in the sea off the southern tip of Vietnam and east of Malaysia.
China's State Administration for Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense announced the discovery, including images of what it said were "three suspected floating objects and their sizes."
The report says the largest of the suspected pieces of debris measures (43 by 59 feet), 14 by 19 meters (46 by 62 feet) and 24 by 22 meters (79 feet by 72 feet). For reference, the wingspan of an intact Boeing 777-200ER like the one that disappeared is about 61 meters (200 feet) and its overall length is about 64 meters (210 feet).

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