No trace of Missing Malaysia plane yet


Australian search crew on the hunt in Indian Ocean

Canberra: The lead Royal Australian Air force (RAAF) searching missing Malaysian plane in the remote Southern Indian Ocean reported no trace of the airliner yet. Two objects have been seen that could possibly relate to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Australian PM Tony Abbott has announced. Australian vessels have been searching in the southern Indian Ocean for the aircraft.

Key Points
• The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) says its search operation will continue.
• Four search planes were sent to look for the debris in the South Indian Ocean. A Norwegian ship has reached the area
• The Malaysian transport minister describes the possible sighting as a “credible lead”, but says the authorities are treating it with caution.
• Teams from 26 countries are now trying to locate flight MH370, which went missing on 8 March with 239 people on board.