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Satellite pictures of possible debris from Malaysia Airlines MH370

As reported earlier, based on images provided by the Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGIO) to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), there is hope that possible debris from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, 12 days ago. The search is still under-way.

AMSA has released the two pictures of the suspected debris from MH370 along with the geographical coordinates.

Satellite images of possible debris from Malaysia Airlines MH370 off the coast of Australia.
Satellite images of possible debris from Malaysia Airlines MH370 off the coast of Australia. Click on image to enlarge.
Satellite images of possible debris from Malaysia Airlines MH370 off the coast of Australia.
Satellite images of possible debris from Malaysia Airlines MH370 off the coast of Australia. Click on the image to enlarge.

In a statement AMSA says

20/04/2014 – Satellite imagery provided to AMSA of objects that may be possible debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in a revised area 185 km to the south east of the original search area. The imagery has been analysed by specialists in Australian GeoSpacial-Intelligence Organisation and is considered to provide a possible sighting of objects that has resulted in a refinement of the search area.

Map of the sighting location

Based on the coordinates in the images, the below map should give you an idea of the location.

Below is a video of the daily briefing by AMSA general manager John Young.
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