Searchers for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 are still trying to reduce the search area before deploying an undersea drone to help find the aircraft.
Searchers for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 are still trying to narrow the search area before deploying an undersea drone to help find it.
ANNE DAVIES Do not expect to hear news of black boxes being recovered for several days if not weeks, despite the Prime Minister declaring on Friday: ''We are confident that we know the position of the black box flight recorder to within some kilometres.''
RANIA SPOONER Prime Minister Tony Abbott has told Chinese media the search for missing flight MH370 had been narrowed to an area of 40-by-50km.
Mark Kenny and Philip Wen Prime Minister Tony Abbott has pleaded for a mature public debate on Chinese government ownership of Australian assets, saying it is too easy to whip up a populist storm against it.
CHENEE MARRAPODI More than 75 State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers have been scouring the Indian Ocean in the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.
Tony Haymet After a frustrating month of searching for visible clues, many of us have been buoyed by the detection of an audio "ping" from what could be the black box of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370.
SAFFRON HOWDEN The team co-ordinating the search has downplayed comments by Prime Minister Tony Abbott, in which he said the position of the black box flight recorders was narrowed to ''within some kilometres''.
Rania Spooner Another signal has been detected in the search area for missing flight MH370, Australian authorities coordinating the operation say.
Nick Perry Searchers looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have discovered new signals consistent with those emitted by so-called black boxes in the Indian Ocean, but they do not want to send a submersible down yet to look for the plane.
Rania Spooner and Megan Levy Two more pings have been detected by the Australian ship Ocean Shield in the search for flight MH370.
Rania Spooner, Lucy Carroll Signals consistent with those emitted by an aircraft black box have been detected by an Australian ship, indicating a potential breakthrough in the month-long search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
DAVID ELLERY Crowdsourcing and Google Earth have changed the way the world responds to disasters such as the loss of flight MH370 and the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011.
Lucy Carroll, Rania Spooner Air Chief Marshal (ret) Angus Houston has announced a potential breakthrough in the search for MH370.
Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported it had not yet been determined whether the signal was related to the missing plane, citing the China Maritime Search and Rescue Centre.
TOM ALLARD Sweeping over the Indian Ocean at an altitude of less than 100 metres, the crew of the US P8 Poseidon aircraft work silently and attentively on a mission they believe is the most important they have embarked on.
Rania Spooner Lucy Carroll Perth A US pinger locator has detected signals consistent with those emitted by an aircraft black box, indicating a potential breakthrough in the month-long search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
LINDSAY MURDOCH Police are investigating whether the food served on board the missing Malaysian airliner was poisoned.
LINDSAY MURDOCH The Melbourne-educated daughter of Malaysia Airlines pilot has lashed out at a British newspaper for “making up stories” claiming her father was in emotional turmoil.
The last words spoken by one of the pilots of the missing Malaysian Airlines airliner to the control tower were "Good night Malaysian three seven zero", Malaysia's civil aviation authority said.
RANIA SPOONER Malaysia's Prime Minister plans to visit the Australian operations base for the flight MH370 search in Perth within days.
MAHESH SHARMA The search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 is pushing satellite technology to its limits, says an Australian satellite expert.
One the world's foremost black box laboratories opened its doors to journalists to provide insight on how technicians can recover information from flight data and voice recorders.
David Wroe, Tom Allard, Lindsay Murdoch The air crash investigation into the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is likely to be based in Australia, amid a push for the wreckage and the black box to be scrutinised here.
MEGAN LEVY The hunt for wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 resumes, but searchers say they aren't looking for a needle in a haystack, they're still looking for the haystack.
The Malaysian authorities released new details of the last satellite communications, even as furious family members and friends of the plane’s passengers broke through police lines in Beijing.
Canberra: Time is running out to find the crucial keys that could solve the mystery of how and why Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went down.
Fariq Abdul Hamid, the 27-year-old co-pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, was on his first flight aboard a Boeing 777 as a fully-approved pilot, it emerged on Monday.
The devastating announcement overnight that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had crashed into the Indian Ocean, was the culmination of a dramatic day of searching off the south-west coast of Australia.
Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Xie Hangsheng told Malaysia's ambassador in Beijing that China was demanding Malaysia hand over all relevant satellite data analysis.
MEGAN LEVY Some relatives of those on board MH370 learned in a heart-breaking text message that the missing passenger jet was believed to have ditched into the southern Indian Ocean, killing all 239 on board.
The full statement from Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak made in Kuala Lumpur at 1am Sydney time.
PHILIP WEN Distressing scenes of absolute anguish have broken out at the Lido Hotel in Beijing, after relatives of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 received the news that the plane had ended in the Indian Ocean.
Henry Samuel As Malaysia announced that flight MH370 crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, six questions emerge as to what will happen next.
LINDSAY MURDOCH A French satellite has revealed a new sighting of objects in the Indian Ocean, further raising hopes of finding the missing Malaysian Airlines airliner.
PHILIP WEN With 153 of its citizens on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, China has thrown its full weight behind the multi-national search.
Philip P. Pan and Kirk Semple Reconstructing the journey of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
MEGAN LEVY So chaotic are the currents in the southern Indian Ocean that two identical objects, dropped into the water just metres apart, can end up floating hundreds of kilometres away from each other in a matter of days.
RANIA SPOONER Clouds have descended over parts of the Southern Indian Ocean, hampering search conditions for an Australian military aircraft looking for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Melanie Kembrey The search has a "complete change of emphasis" from previous searches relying on radar, AMSA says.
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott says there is an "increasing hope" of a breakthrough in the hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner.
Sophia Phan Prime Minister Tony Abbott says it's too early to be sure if they are from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
LINDSAY MURDOCH Malaysia Airlines defends carrying a consignment of lithium-ion batteries that have previously been blamed for causing fires on aircraft.
LINDSAY MURDOCH A Chinese satellite has identified another object in the Indian Ocean that could be from the missing Malaysia Airlines airliner.
LINDSAY MURDOCH He was a good cook and liked watching videos to learn how to make balloon animals.
EAMONN DUFF The Australian-led search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be aided by fine weather conditions on Sunday but an ominous change could once again hamper efforts as early as Monday.
PHILIP WEN Police were forced to intervene as relatives rushed towards Malaysian officials at a Beijing hotel, demanding answers over the fate of their loved ones.
LINDSAY MURDOCH Forensic experts examining the home flight simulator of Malaysia Airlines pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah have found nothing suspicious, collapsing their only significant lead.
RANIA SPOONER The RAAF says there’s a reasonable chance of finding something in the Indian Ocean in the search for the missing Malaysian Airline plane.
Alana Schetzer A British newspaper has claimed to have obtained the full transcript of communication in the cockpit of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 before it mysteriously disappeared.
TOM ALLARD The hunt for Malaysia Airlines MH370, which went missing almost two weeks ago, has been one of the most puzzling - and chaotic - aircraft investigations on record.
DAVID WROE China will boost into the hunt for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 by sending as many as seven warships to the search area, even as Prime Minister Tony Abbott sought to rein in expectations of a quick result.
Airlines routinely use satellites to provide Wi-Fi for passengers. But for years they have failed to use a similar technology for a far more basic task: tracking planes and their black-box flight recorders.
PETER HARTCHER When the Australian official took the podium to explain to reporters the discovery of satellite images that might show pieces of MH370, he carefully omitted to tell them the source.
ANNE DAVIES The location of debris from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean would eliminate some of the wilder theories about what happened to the plane.
LIAM DUCEY A loud hiss from hydraulics could be heard as the cargo bay on the Hercules C-130J plane swung open, exposing a massive expanse of ocean.
DAVID WROE The Australian-led search 2500km south-west of Perth finished for the night without finding any debris from MH370, nor the objects that appeared in the satellite images revealed on Thursday.
TOM ALLARD If the debris field in the Indian Ocean proves to be the remnants of flight MH370, it will be a major breakthrough in the investigation. But the question of what exactly happened could still take years to ascertain.
Lindsay Murdoch, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Airlines plans to fly relatives of the passengers and crew to Perth if the objects are confirmed to be from MH370, the company said.
PHILIP WEN As family members flight filed through the doors of the Lido Hotel's conference room, they must have felt they were living a recurring nightmare.
MATT O'SULLIVAN Air force crews rushing to the Indian Ocean to locate suspected debris from the Malaysia Airlines plane face huge challenges in retrieving items, search-and-rescue pilots warn.
NICKY PHILLIPS If the debris spotted in the Indian Ocean is part of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, it is floating in the roughest seas in the world.
MARISSA CALLIGEROS The families of two missing Queensland couples huddled around TV screens on Thursday fearing authorities would confirm the wreckage of MH370 had been found.
Alana Schetzer Australia was pushed into the global media spotlight on Thursday evening as a sighting of debris that could be flight MH370 off the west coast made headlines across the world.
In an interview earlier this week Malaysia's Defence Minister said that without the plane and black box all theories about MH370 are speculation.
A simple computer upgrade that Malaysia Airlines decided not to purchase would have provided critical information to help find the airliner that disappeared 11 days ago.
LINDSAY MURDOCH Insurers have made initial payments for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 despite it remaining unknown what happened to the Boeing 777 with 239 people on board.
LINDSAY MURDOCH FBI forensic experts have been brought in to help Malaysian police analyse deleted data on the flight simulator belonging to the pilot of Malaysia Airlines flight 370.
US President Barack Obama says the search for the missing Malaysian jet is a "top priority" for his country and has offered every possible resource, including the FBI.
Thanks to Edward Snowden, we now know that few lives can hide from the high-tech monitoring. So how is it that a Boeing 777 can simply vanish?
LINDSAY MURDOCH Pandemonium broke out at the nightly press briefing in Kuala Lumpur after a small group of Chinese relatives unfurled a banner criticising Malaysia's handling of the search.
Jason Koutsoukis Eyewitness reports of a possible sighting of missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 flying near the Maldives have been officially discounted.
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LINDSAY MURDOCH Malaysia says data from US spy satellites monitored in Australia could help find missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 but the information is being withheld.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority's emergency response division said the focus had been narrowed using new data analysis of the plane's likely fuel consumption.
Authorities investigating the missing Malaysia Airlines plane say they're trying to retrieve files recently deleted from the pilot's home flight simulator.
The flight simulator belongs to pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, whose actions, along with those of his first officer, have fallen under growing scrutiny.
MEGAN LEVY There are few known facts about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370, sparking countless theories about its fate.
Megan Levy, Lindsay Murdoch He has become the public face of the investigation into one of the world’s most baffling aviation mysteries.
LINDSAY MURDOCH Malaysia believes data from US spy satellites monitored in Australia could help find missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 but the information is being withheld.
MICHAEL IDATO In the cutthroat world of television news, it is no surprise that the chase for ratings often takes precedence over the chase for the truth.
DAVID WROE An Australian-led search has begun for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in a massive stretch of ocean west of Perth but is likely to take weeks, authorities have said.
Richard A. Serrano A review of the emails and a search of a home flight simulator have found nothing so far to suggest the pilots on the missing plane purposely compromised the flight, US officials say.
MEGAN LEVY As an Australian-led search swings into action in the southern Indian Ocean, reports have emerged of a possible sighting of MH370 thousands of kilometres away in the Maldives.
Thailand's military now says its radar detected a plane that may have been Flight 370 minutes after its communications went down. It didn't share the information with Malaysia because it wasn't specifically asked for it.
CAROLINE ZIELINSKI A satellite image of the possible remains of missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has been released by a popular crowdsourcing map-search website and posted on Reddit.
LINDSAY MURDOCH A new version of the sequence of cockpit events has re-opened speculation a mechanical failure or abrupt event caused the pilots to try to turn back but they lost control and consciousness.
Clive Williams The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370 10 days ago highlights six mainly aviation security problems that need to be addressed.
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