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Oil slicks indicate possible crash site

Vietnamese search planes have spotted two oil slicks in the crash site area, 140 kilometres (90miles) south of Tho Chu island off Southern Vietnam. The  two oil slicks were each 10-15 kilometers long (six to ten miles) and about 500 meters apart.  These could be from the jet engines.   Ships have been sent to the site and we will wait for further information as soon as it comes to hand. Malaysia Airlines had said the air search would be called off until Sunday morning local time. Relatives of MH370 victims are still waiting for the…

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No sign of MAS370 [updated]

Malaysian naval vessels have found no immediate signs of wreckage in the maritime area off the country’s northeast coast where the missing Malaysia Airlines MAS 370 last made contact. “Our aircraft spotted an orange speck in the sea where the last signal came from. We sent a vessel to search the area and it was confirmed that it was nothing,” an official was reported. Admiral Ngo Van Phat from Vietnam has denied earlier reports in Vietnamese state media quoting him as saying the plane had actually crashed. His recent statement suggested the plane “could have”…

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