Posts Tagged Oceans

Missing plane’s black box batteries may have died

In this Monday, April 14, 2014, photo provided by the Australian Defense Force an autonomous underwater vehicle is prepared to be deployed from ADV Ocean Shield in the search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. The search area for the missing Malaysian jet has proved too deep for the robotic submarine which was hauled back to the surface of the Indian Ocean less than half way through its first seabed hunt for wreckage and the all-important black boxes, authorities said on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Australian Defense Force, Lt. Kelli Lunt) EDITORIAL USE ONLY

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet continued its second seabed search on Wednesday as up to 14 planes were to take to the skies for some of the final sweeps of the Indian Ocean for floating debris from the ill-fated airliner.

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With no new signals, Aussie PM sees long jet hunt

A U.S. Navy P8 Poseidon takes off from Perth Airport en route to rejoin the ongoing search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth,  Australia, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Military planes and ships from seven nations continue to scourer the Indian Ocean off the coast of western Australia for Flight 370 in one of the largest maritime multi-nation searches in history. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

PERTH, Australia (AP) — After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet and Australia’s leader is warning that the massive search will likely be long.

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