KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (CNN) — China announced that it has satellite images of a large object floating in the search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, but Australian-led search teams in the southern Indian Ocean found no sign of it Saturday.
Another day of intense searches by air and sea concluded for the night with no new clues to give families answers about the fate of the passengers and crew.
The object the Chinese photographed is 22.5 meters long and 13 meters wide (74 feet by 43 feet), officials said.
China said the satellite images showing the “suspected floating object” were captured four days ago, on March 18.
As a result of the recently reported satellite sighting approximately 1,500 miles off the coast of Perth, Australia, plans are underway to acquire imagery within the next few days, NASA said Saturday.
The space agency said it will check archives of…
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