Thursday, July 30, 2015   

(Flight MH370) Search goes ‘from chessboard to football field’
(03-14 11:56)

Sailing to the Indian Ocean is similar to going “from a chessboard to a football field,’’ Commander William Marks of the US 7th Fleet told the US network CNN, in the wake of the announcement that the US Navy ordered a ship and a P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane to the Indian Ocean to join the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777.
“It's a completely new game... Now we have to come up with a new strategy, new tactics,'' he said, while insisting that the search remained coordinated with the Malaysian authorities and that the US Navy was “not out here freelancing''.
The Beijing-bound Boeing 777 disappeared early Saturday and since then Malaysian airline executives as well as civil aviation and defense authorities have been branded as “liars’’ by Chinese families angered by ham-fisted search efforts and misleading, contradicting information.
“The USS Kidd is transiting the Strait of Malacca en route to the Indian Ocean,'' a US navy official said, referring to a guided-missile destroyer initially deployed to the Gulf of Thailand on the other side of Malaysia's coast.—AFP/Agencies

   
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