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Australia Checking 2 Objects In Indian Ocean For Missing Plane

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Australia prime minister says objects related to missing plane may have been spotted by satellite. Australia prime minister says objects related to missing plane may have been spotted by satellite.
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA -

Australian rescue officials say a search in the southern Indian Ocean for possible objects from the

missing Malaysia Airlines plane has ended for the day but will resume in the morning.

A statement from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority says four

planes searched an area about 1,550 miles southwest of Perth on Thursday.

The four planes were checking to see if two large objects spotted in satellite imagery bobbing in the ocean were debris from Fight 370 that disappeared March 8 with 239 people on board.

The statement says the search covered an area of 8,800 square miles on Thursday.

One of the objects they were searching for was almost 80 feet in length and the other was 15 feet.

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