More underwater pings heard in hunt for Flight MH370

Apr 9, 2014

More underwater pings heard in hunt for Flight MH370

A ship searching for the missing Malaysian jet has detected two more signals that are consistent with a plane’s black boxes, the Australian official in charge of the search said Wednesday. Angus Houston, the head of a joint agency coordinating the search for the ...

Apr 8, 2014

Costs skyrocket in search for Flight MH370

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is on track to cost hundreds of millions of dollars, becoming the most expensive search in aviation history with 26 countries contributing planes, ships, submarines and satellites to the international effort. A month into the search ...

MH370: Hunt for more 'pings' may go on for days before sub launch

Apr 8, 2014

MH370: Hunt for more 'pings' may go on for days before sub launch

Search crews hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet have failed to relocate faint sounds heard deep below the Indian Ocean that officials said were consistent with a plane’s black boxes, the head of the search operation said Tuesday. Angus Houston, the retired Australian ...

Ships race to investigate signals in jet search

Apr 7, 2014

Ships race to investigate signals in jet search

A British navy ship with sophisticated sound-locating equipment arrived Monday in a patch of the southern Indian Ocean to determine whether underwater sounds picked up by a Chinese ship crew using a hand-held device came from the missing Malaysia Airlines black boxes. Britain reported ...

More ships rush to probe possible black box signals

Apr 6, 2014

More ships rush to probe possible black box signals

Three separate but fleeting sounds from deep in the Indian Ocean offered new hope Sunday in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as officials rushed to determine whether they were signals from the plane’s black boxes before their beacons fall silent. The ...

Two ships hunt for black boxes from MH370

Apr 4, 2014

Two ships hunt for black boxes from MH370

Two ships with sophisticated equipment zeroed in Friday on a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean in a desperate underwater hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet’s black boxes, which will soon run out of power. An arduous weeks-long hunt has not turned up ...

Malaysia police say MH370 mystery may never be solved

Apr 2, 2014

Malaysia police say MH370 mystery may never be solved

Malaysia’s top police official warned Wednesday that authorities may never learn what caused the mysterious disappearance of Flight MH370 as he indicated the 3-week-old criminal investigation has so far been inconclusive. “Give us more time,” Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters ...