Search for missing flight MH370 'entering a new phase'

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said the search for missing flight MH370 is now "entering a new phase". He said the effort would now be "focussed on searching the ocean floor" over a "much larger area" than is currently being covered.

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Underwater search for MH370 'complete in 5-7 days'

Australian officials supervising the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 told Reuters that an underwater search for the black box recorder based on "pings" possibly from the device could be completed in five to seven days.

Crew aboard the Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle Credit: Reuters

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