Satellite picked up 'electronic ping' from Malaysia plane

An "electronic ping" was picked up from the Malaysia Airlines flight by satellites after the plane lost contact with ground control, Reuters reports. Meanwhile, US officials have been given an "indication" the plane crashed into the Indian Ocean.

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Chinese satellite images increase speculation on plane

Chinese scientists have claimed satellite images of unknown objects in the ocean may be related to the disappearance of the missing flight MH370.

The images will only increase the speculation on the whereabouts of the flight, carrying 239 people, which disappeared in the early hours of Saturday.

Authorities have been unable to establish what happened, while the search area has been extended.

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