Friday, August 1, 2014   

(Flight MH370) Large objects may be shipping containers
(03-20 18:29)

Peter Marosszky, an aviation expert at the University of New South Wales in Sydney told AP today, the two large objects that Australian authorities reported could be some of the thousands of shipping containers that litter the ocean.
Australian authorities have redirected other commercial satellites to take higher resolution images, which might provide more clues.
Earlier today, Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein stressed the need for verification of the images purported to show debris.
“We want to verify, we want to corroborate,'' he told reporters at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Australin defense force experts assessed images taken by a commercial satellite of two main objects: one 24 meters long and the other 5 meters long. The objects are south of the area where searchers have been focusing in recent days.
The location is about 2,500 kilometers southwest of Perth in remote waters that often are stormy.



   
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