Saturday, November 1, 2014   

(Flight MH370) Suspect life raft is a cable reel cover
(03-10 19:53)

On a day of conflicting information which deepened the anguish felt by relatives of passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight to Beijing, initial reports of debris off southern Vietnam were ruled out, before an aircraft spotted another object which appeared to be a life raft.
But a Vietnamese vessel has found only flotsam on the busy shipping lane.
“When we reached the site we recovered only a mouldy cable reel cover,'' Vietnamese army deputy chief of staff Vo Vo Tuan told AFP.
“I think there was only one suspect floating object there,'' he said, conceding the amount of rubbish floating in the sea made it hard to be “100 percent sure'' the ship had reached the location of the reported raft.

   
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